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Groove Based Practice

As far as the rhythmic aspect is concerned, traditional horn etudes use mostly simple (duple and triple) meter and rhythms. Contemporary etudes may use more complex rhythms or meter, but often aperiodically or irregularly. What’s missing? Groove!

Udemy – Learn Some Stuff

Udemy.com is an online tutorial services offering courses in many, many areas, from software development to business to how-to’s with popular software programs to various things in the arts, including…. music. There are tutorials in many instruments, but also music theory, audio production, composition, songwriting, and more. There is a range of prices, but in general, the tutorials seem to be a bargain.

Horn Heuristics

The word comes the Greek Heurisko [heur (to find out, discover) + Latin isticus, – istic] meaning “find or discover.” A heuristic is an approach to problem solving, learning or discovery that is not exact or completely accurate, but it gets the job done for the nonce.

8 Diatonic Patterns

Playing scales only straight up and down in octaves in of limited usefulness and is soon boring. Spice up your routine by practicing various patterns!