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Jazz Trumpet Exercises – Clifford Brown Pattern

Clifford Brown Scale Pattern Here’s a scale pattern taken and modified from a lick that Clifford Brown played in a few of his solos. I took the pattern and applied it to the key of C and across the range … Continue reading

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Jazz Trumpet Exercises: Modified Clarke Study

This scale pattern is meant to be played as fast as possible. This is not something you would actually play in a solo, but the technique you acquire from practicing it is transferable to almost anything else you play. Just … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Rehearsal Sale: Trane for Trumpet

Cyber Monday Rehearsal Sale Next week’s featured item at Tiger Music is the Trane for Trumpet book. Trane for Trumpet is a book I originally put together for my own needs. I wanted to be able to play John Coltrane’s … Continue reading

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Jazz Trumpet Exercise: Dizzy Gillespie Pattern

Dizzy Gillespie Scale Pattern Here is a scale pattern I adapted and expanded from a famous Dizzy Gillespie lick. I remember reading somewhere that Dizzy wasn’t the first player to use this lick in his solos, but it did become … Continue reading

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Trane for Trumpet

Practicing John Coltrane’s Giant Steps on Trumpet Trane for Trumpet was originally a box of paper scraps I collected with notes to myself about how I would like to approach learning to improvise on the tune called Giant Steps. For … Continue reading

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