Best Trumpet Books

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21 Nov 2018 - General

If you are a trumpeter, there are some things you must do to improve yourself such as reading books, watching the video, listening to music and constant practice. Without further ado, we just want to share with you some of the books you should read as a trumpeter.


Technical Studies for the Cornet by Herbert L. Clarke

If it happens that you play cornet, then you should know about Herbert L. Clarke. If not, he is one of the famous cornet players of all time. With quality experience with different cornet instrument, he is one of the legends one should always look up to.

He wrote the book to meet the need of every young cornet players to find their way easy with the instrument. The book includes all kind of exercises for trumpeters. The exercise is in stages from easy to hard. It includes different cornet handling techniques such as fingering and articulation.


Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet – Jean Baptiste Arban

If you’ve heard of a book called the trumpet bible and you are curious to know more about it, it is the Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet adviser written by Jean Baptiste Arban. If you are brass player and you haven’t read the book, I wonder if you are indeed one.

All that you need to become a better brass player is loaded in the book. It is written in a way to meet the needs of both novice and professional players. The practices range from the easiest to the difficult focusing on techniques such as triple tonguing double tonguing, flexibility, vibrato, trills, articulation, scales. It can be used for personal training to improve your playing skills.


Daily Drills and Technical Studies by Max Schlossberg

One of the ways to become a better player is to continually practice playing the trumpet. The sentence practice makes perfect isn’t a myth or fairytale but the truth. The book Daily Drills and Technical Studies are written by Max Schlossberg one of the best brass players.

The book is one of the ways to learn one or two things about the brass instrument. It is the best resources for you if you want to learn about flexibility. It is a book you can easily read and understand and it helps you to become flexible with brass handling.


34 Studies Based on Orchestral Motives by Vassily Brandt

This book called the 34 Studies Based on Orchestral Motives is written by Vassily Brandt. It is a book that is aimed at brass players that are into the orchestral band. If you are interested in the orchestral band, preparing for the orchestral concert or you want to become a better player in your orchestral band, this book is the best for you.

It is focused on helping you develop your orchestral skills and sound intonation production. It is quite easy to read with easy step by step procedure in it to be a better player. All that you need to know about orchestral is what the book is about.