Archive for June 2018

Strengthen your musical sense of time and rhythmic with this

Rhythm Savvy book from altobone.com

I’m thrilled to announce the publication of my new book Rhythm Savvy. www.altobone.com/rhythm-savvy/ Late in the writing, I realized that the over 100 exercises with odd click tracks, listening challenges, and play-along tracks were very similar to puzzles, so I added the subtitle, Rhythm puzzles for trombone. In typical fashion for each of the Savvy…

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The biggest improvement you can make playing your musical instrument

A good friend and my most enthusiastic guinea pig for my books’ strange ideas and exercises came to the studio yesterday to do some trombone recording. Like most players, he’s not used to recording in my particular environment. A strange and sensitive mic, transparent monitoring through headphones, and unforgiving playback can make for an uncomfortable…

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