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Masterclass  of trumpet

Trumpet master class for classical and jazz trumpet players of all levels

GENERAL TRUMPET TECHNIQUE
- AIR: correct breathing, air compression and velocity, air column, open throat, use and support of the body.
SOUND: centering and development of sound, application of opera singing, vibration of the lips.
-MUSCULATURE: development and correct elastic use of the labial and facial muscles, use of the body to better support the use of air, adequate use of the corners of the mouth, relaxation.
-LANGUAGE: correct position of the tongue, detached.


SETTING
-Analysis of the different types of settings.
-How to solve setup problems.
-The setting and approach to the trumpet by Armando Ghitalla, the Stevens-Costello setting, the M setting, like forming an elastic wall on the white of the lips.
-The concept of the 3 points in the mouthpiece and in the setting.


STUDY
- Methods.
-Warm up.
-Maintenance and daily study.


RECORD OVERACUTE
-How to develop the upper register of the trumpet.
- Approach to different techniques and settings.

EQUIPMENT
- Trumpets.
- Mouthpieces.
- Mute.
- Accessories.


CLASSIC MUSIC
-Analysis and advice on how to face and solve technical problems on the Orchestral Passes and on the classical and modern concert repertoire.
-How to face and prepare auditions, competitions, concerts.


INTERPRETATION OF THE FIRST TRUMPET (LEAD TRUMPET) IN JAZZ, LIGHT MUSIC, FUNK, LATIN MUSIC.
-Analysis and interpretation of the different styles: jazz big band, light music, funky, Latin music.
-Interpretation and jazz language in the different periods of the history of big bands.
Section practice.


BASIC APPROACH TO JAZZ IMPROVISATION
- Tonal and modal system.
- Formation of agreements.
- Harmonization of the scales.
-Modes and Scales that are formed from the Major Scale, the Ascending Melodic Minor Scale and the Harmonic Minor Scale.
-In-depth study on the Hextonal, Augmented, Decreased, Semi-diminished, Semitone-Tone, Be Bop, Blues Scale, Superlocria Scale.
-Perfect cadence II-VI in all major and minor keys.
-Circle of Fifths.
-Replacement of Tritone.
-Tonicization on a harmonic turn.
-Study and development of the Major and Minor Pentatonic, resulting modes and Patterns.
-Blues Major and Minor, in-depth study on the blues by C. Parker and J. Coltrane.
-Rhythm Changes (Anatole).
-Study and development of the Technique for Quarte, Patterns.
- Rhythm and construction of solos.
-Language: study on transcriptions of famous Jazz solos and Be Bop style duets.
-Study on the Jazz Standards repertoire.

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