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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by RHSbigbluemarchingband, Apr 3, 2010.
The Inner Game of Tennis is a must read
Never read it but I have The Inner Game of Music which is basically the same thing but more music specific - it got me through a few solo performances...
Zen and the Art of Motorcyle Maintenance, if you are interested in the idea "What is good." Sample:
"The principles expounded...were no longer rules to rebel against, not ultimates in themselves, but just techniques, gimmicks, for producing what really counted and stood independently of the the techniques--Quality."
Good quality stuff in this book.
Print out every post on TM. Thousands of entertaining pages from current and former members covering everything from the ridiculous to the sublime.
I like rowuk's idea lol, and Ill be sure to check out all those books, even the tennis one.
This is out of print, and used copies are selling for $70-120. Must be the 1946 Martin Committee of books
Psycho-cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz. Life changing book.
Zen in the Art of Archery...recommended by Carmine Caruso ( who also recommended the Cybernetics book).
The Trumpet, by Gabriele Cassone -- great history of the trumpet along with gorgeous pictures.
Prelude to Brass Playing by Rafael Mendez
Brass Playing is No Harder Than Deep Breathing by Claude Gordon
Actually it's not out of print. I talked to Keith about 6 months ago where he teaches at UNT texas. There are a couple left on Amazon.com