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Mastering the Trombone Edward Kleinhammer

Mastering the Trombone

Edward Kleinhammer

Published January 1st 2000
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Paperback
77 pages
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For over three generations, the name Edward Kleinhammer has been associated with excellence in trombone performance and teaching. As a member of the legendary brass section of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 45 years, he has become a role modelMoreFor over three generations, the name Edward Kleinhammer has been associated with excellence in trombone performance and teaching. As a member of the legendary brass section of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 45 years, he has become a role model for thousands of brass players the world over.Written in collaboration with his former student, Douglas Yeo (Bass Trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Mastering the Trombone represents Edward Kleinhammers most recent thinking regarding the essential elements of trombone playing. His clear, step-by-step, common sense approach to the fundamentals of performance cover every aspect of playing including rhthym, legato, buzzing, tone quality, breath control, a daily routine, preparations for taking auditions and much more. All trombonists, from the beginning student to the most seasoned professional, will appreciate the many musical examples and exercises that systematically guide players through skills required in the process of Mastering the Trombone.