Trumpet Analogies

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Revealing What’s Hidden If you hang around trumpet (and other brass instrument) teachers long enough, you will learn that we have a tendency to use a lot of analogies. There is a reason for this. In contrast to instruments like … Continued

How Expectations Destroy Stereotypes

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Most of my students know that my thoughts often congregate on one philosophical topic at a time and my teaching goes through waves of changing emphasis. As I learn new things about trumpet, teaching, learning and life in general, I … Continued

Happy Birthday Daily Routines!

posted in: Tiger Music, Trumpet | 1

Twenty-One Years This Fall! It’s official! My Daily Routines book is now old enough to party. Twenty-One years ago this Autumn I completed and sold the very first copies of what has become our best selling book. Over the past … Continued