Breathing Gym

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by maestro76, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. maestro76

    maestro76 New Friend

    Apr 17, 2007
    Does anyone have any experience with "Breathing Gym" with Pat Sheridan and Sam Pilafian? I used it with my beginning brass students with some success and was just wondering about other experiences with it.

    Thanks for reading!

    Chuck in Illinois
  2. Adam Smith

    Adam Smith Pianissimo User

    Jun 23, 2006
    I really liked it. My directors did it in high school. It can really get your lungs expanding and the air flowing. But I beleive and have been taught that to apply it to trumpet playing you have to modify it slightly Because we use air much differently than tuba players. But It definatley improved my playing and I think it has alot to offer.
  3. youngmaynard

    youngmaynard New Friend

    Apr 19, 2007
    yeah i use it for every warm up it really help the lugs to expand and helps you get you air flowing fast like a lead jazz player like me needs i love it

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