AMAZING PHRASING - TRUMPET (TRUMPET)
50 Ways to Improve Your Improvisational Skills
Series: Trumpet Instruction
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Softcover with CD
Author: Dennis Taylor
Author: Steve Herrman
Amazing Phrasing is for any trumpet player interested in learning how to improvise and how to improve their creative phrasing. The 50 ideas are divided into three main sections: Harmony explores scales, arpeggios, chord substitutions, harmonic embellishments, and other harmonic phrasing ideas, Rhythm covers legato tonguing, swing feel, rhythmic displacement, how to manipulate time, and other aspects of rhythmic phrasing, Melody discusses contour lines, making patterns musical, developing a motif, building a solo, and many other melodic phrasing ideas. The companion CD contains 26 demo tracks for listening, as well as many play-along examples so you can practice improvising over various musical styles and progressions.