Adult Beginner Song Suggestions

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by bamajazzlady, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. bamajazzlady

    bamajazzlady Mezzo Forte User

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    rankamateur Mezzo Forte User

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    Have a look at some of the Hal Leonard trumpet play-alongs, and the Guest Spot ones too. You get a backing track with most of them, and usually a demo track too. They have all sorts of music from movie themes to classical to jazz, and a lot of it is easy enough for a beginner. For example the 'Acoustic Rock' one has some very simple stuff in it and of course, you can feel as though you are playing along with a band or an ensemble.

    Is 'The Imperial March' a song? How do the words go? I might try it next time at karaoke.
     
  3. kehaulani

    kehaulani Fortissimo User

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    The "Guest Spot" series is excellent, but I don't know if the full range of books are available in the US. It sure has a lot of choices and the backgrounds are very good. I used to use them to do solo playing at venues where there wasn't enough room for a full combo.
     
  4. trumpetsplus

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    jtpowell Pianissimo User

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    I second the Hal Leonard play along. I have the Star Wars book and it comes with a CD with backing tracks. It's a good deal even without that. It does contain the Imperial March and Main theme.
     
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