What do you like to play

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Adrianbyrne, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. xjb0906

    xjb0906 Piano User

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    Chameleon , Haydn, Maria, I Can't Get Started, and anything that develops technique that will allow me to play whatever I want some day.
     
  2. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    I like scales. They are my favorite tunes. g-minor is up again today, it's kind of like "an old friend"!
     
  3. Adrianbyrne

    Adrianbyrne Pianissimo User

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    Anything Jazz, I play alot out of Ryan Kisor's jazz book.
     
  4. Solar Bell

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    Bunny's version of "I Can't Get Started"

    Star Dust

    James Session

    And The Angels Sing
     
  5. DaveH

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    All the Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass repertoire from 1962 - 1969. All are memorized.

    Many, many favorites, but The Shadow of Your Smile and Mae are my favorite ballads in which phrasing and tone are the key.
     
  6. PatMurphy

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    Herb Alpert, now you are talking my era. Shadow of your smile a neat song but has a few unusual phrases that maybe I need to try in all keys today as a good tune-up
    BUT what is Mae? I thought I knew almost everything from that era? I will have to see if I can hear a playing of it so I can add it to my "1,000 songs in my head' play" list. Thank you
     
  7. DaveH

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  8. coolerdave

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    I haven't thought of The Lonely Bull in years... you seriously just dated yourself Chuck ... man was that fun to play!!!
     
  9. coolerdave

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    oh and my answer is YES ... or D) all of the above
     
  10. gmonady

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    My favorite book to play out of is the Eddie Brookshire Quintet Song Book. It contains 60 of the most challenging originals you will ever play, guaranteed to build your range (or destroy you in the process) give you the fastest fingers ever. The back side of the book has the coolest standard jazz arrangements known to man with subtle changes in harmonies over the originals and subliminal changes (such as Daahoud notated as being at quarter note = 320 bpm). PS: Fire extinguishers required if trying to play from this book.
     
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