The Complete Arban Scales—FREE download

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  1. ebjazz

    ebjazz Pianissimo User

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    Hi trumpet cats;
    Ever wonder why Arban has so many scale exercises in the key of C (16) but not so many in all the other keys? Most of the other keys only have 6 exercises while Db, B and F# are seriously under-repped at a measly 1 study!
    So I’ve created The Complete Arban Scales, a 60-page FREE download that has all 16 of Arban’s scale studies in every key. ::: Eric Bolvin Music Studios - Publications ::: ARBAN MANUAL
    Not only are these great scale studies but they are quite useful as range exercises. I’ve organized them chromatically so you can start at C and add a ½ step at a time.

    Feel free to download, copy, print and share.

    And while you’re there, please have a look at some of my trumpet publications:
    Tongue Level & Air
    26 Lessons To Efficient Trumpet Playing
    Lesson Plan & Manuscript Book
    A weekly lesson planner
    The Modern Jazz Trumpet Method
    A course of study for the advancing jazz trumpet player
    The Arban Manual
    A 69 lesson course that takes you through the entire Arban Method.
    The Big Book Of Pentatonics & Fourths
    A method of practice for the ambitious musician
    The Really Big Student Songbook
    174 songs for all instruments and levels.


    PS. If anyone has the LeDuc edition of Arban in 3 volumes, let me know if all the scale studies are in that edition.

    Thanks and happy practicing!!

    Eb
     
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  2. optiguytom

    optiguytom Pianissimo User

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    It's not free! You have to buy it! Duh!!!
     
  3. Sterling

    Sterling Mezzo Forte User

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    Yes, it's free. The scales at least. I downloaded them to my iPad this morning. It takes a bit of searching on his site to find them. Thanks ebjazz!
     
  4. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

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    As computer challenged as I am, I found it in oh, 30 seconds! What a nice guy to do this for us!:thumbsup:
     
  5. Dupac

    Dupac Fortissimo User

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    I have downloaded them. Many thanks, Eric !
     
  6. ccNochops

    ccNochops Piano User

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    Thanx Eric....cc
     
  7. craigph

    craigph Piano User

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    Yes, actually. I frequently wonder that.

    I generally run through the 12 scales while warming up, but am quite weak at B and Db. With one or two sharps/flats Arbans has lots of exercises, but not much to work on 5+ sharps/flats I have thought several times of copying the Arban's C workout into a program like Sibelius and then transposing it to B, Db, and F#. Thanks a bunch for doing all that work for me (and everyone else). I see that your scales go up to (an un-Arban-like) high E. I only every practice up to high C / C# so perhaps this will give me a new top of the scales to work for.

    Craig
     
  8. Darten

    Darten Mezzo Piano User

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    Eric,

    thank you so much... now you added an extra 20 minutes a day to my workout everyday, my wife is going to want to thank you for that.

    thank again.
     
  9. Alasdair

    Alasdair New Friend

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    Cheers Eric :)
     
  10. ebjazz

    ebjazz Pianissimo User

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    Happy to be of service!

    Eb
     

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