Archive for March 2017

Improving your ear for trombone improvisation

All The Things You Are Excerpt

My upcoming book, Trombone Improvisation Savvy, departs from the traditional approach to improvisation. Rather than focus on harmonic theory and chord-scale relationships, the book will focus on developing one’s ear. Listening. Of the two main parts of the book, part one focuses on ear training. I’ve created several exercises within the first part of the…

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The most desired trombone improvisation skill

I recently sent a survey to my trombone playing subscribers in which one question asked, What aspect of your improvisation do you most wish to improve? I’m writing a book called Trombone Improvisation Savvy. The answer to that question is pretty important for a book on improvisation. It turns out that the answers to that…

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