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MASTERING THE TROMBONE is the acclaimed book by Edward Kleinhammer, retired bass trombonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1940-1985) and Douglas Yeo, retired bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (1985-2012) and former Professor of Trombone at Arizona State University (2012-2016).
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 (1940 - 1985), 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 Kleinhammer's 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 rhythm, 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 seasonsed professional and including both tenor and bass trombonists, will appreciate the over 100 musical examples and exercises that systematically guide players through the skills required in the process of Mastering the Trombone.
The Table of Contents is as follows:
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