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Jiggs Whighams Jazz Trombone

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80 Pages - Paperback/Soft Cover

Author:  John Kember - Oliver Haydn Whigham

Arranger: Martin Williams

Difficulty: intermediate

Instrumentation: Trombone

Edition: method with CD

Language: English

44 Pages - Saddle stitching

Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London

Ref: ED 12710

 

 

Availability: Out of stock

Description

Internationally-renowned jazz trombone player, director/conductor and master teacher Jiggs Whigham shares his experience and expertise with trombone and jazz enthusiasts. For intermediate to advanced players, this book offers a fascinating insight into the professional world of trombone playing. 
Featuring the BBC Big Band, there is a set of demonstration, and play-along tracks which are available as a free download and provide the opportunity to listen to and play along with some of the finest musicians in the world. In the accompanying videos (found at www.schott-music.com/jiggswhighamtrombone) Jiggs demonstrates various playing techniques and presents an invaluable commentary to help students develop their own playing.

Content

Preface
Introduction
Concepts and ideas: Practicing
Technique
Intonation
Internalizing
Performing
Improvising
Using scales
Style
Finding a Teacher
Gratitude
Examples: Miller
Kenton
Woody
Basie
Dorsey
BBC Big Band
Discography
A few questions answered
Important jazz trombone players
Some suggested listening
Postscript
Enhanced CD Contents