“Laurie Frink, Trumpeter and Brass Instructor to Many, Dies at 61” Flexus compares to Laurie Frink’s system is both out of the scope of this. Documents Similar To Laurie Frink & John McNeil – Frank Minear Trumpet Method “Double High C”. Uploaded by. trpgeek. Pierre Thibaud. Laurie Ann Frink was an American jazz trumpeter who worked primarily in big band idioms. With John McNeil, she published the trumpet instruction book Flexus: Trumpet Calisthenics for the Modern Improviser in She died of cancer of.

Author: Tygogor Mazuru
Country: Ethiopia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 5 October 2010
Pages: 33
PDF File Size: 2.25 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.57 Mb
ISBN: 585-3-72410-412-8
Downloads: 69861
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Taujar

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Other books by John McNeil: Frink herself at a Jazz Camp. A comprehensive study of modern jazz trumpet playing.

Laurie Frink & John McNeil – Flexus.pdf

Modern Flexibilities for Brass. See all customer images.

Last, another book to get that this book is based off of is the Carmine Caruso – Musical Calistenics for Trumpet. I started using this book this April and I don’t know what to say about this book.

I found it requires a lot of work maybe more than I can commit to achieve a high standard of playing. I work on calesthenics, articulations by Edwin Goldman single tonguing 16ths at bpm or better-cleanly and tongue level exercises in the morning; afternoon, long tones and scales and intervals, and technique exercise; evening etudes and exerts from various pieces of work.

I’ve mastered all the standard flexibility books. Freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control. English Choose a language for shopping. Contains a personal history of jazz trumpet, articulation, valve technique, and alternate fingerings. As every trumpet player knows, playing an extended solo often results in playing the trumpet less correctly as the solo goes on.


I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? It took me four years to develop a decent lip trill. I played with some of these exercises but then stopped playing them because they were having a negative effect.

I have been working on “anchored tonguing” or TCE tongue controlled embouchure – better called “spit buzzing” for over a year now and have been struggling with endurance. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Well, the book is great, but it is like attending a professional gymnasium for trumpet players. Highly recommended for any kind of trumpet playing. It could be real easy to overdo some of these exercises or attempt exercises that are not yet possible and create some bad habits, or worse, do some real damage.

This doesn’t mean to play them with a poor sound, support, etc. I like them stating this is an additional compliment to your daily drills. I play something from Flexus everyday. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Several good things to be gained by purchasing this book. I have already found that trumpet playing has gotten a tiny bit easier. Thanks to Laurie and John for creating the new standard.

We bought it on the recommendation of my son’s trumpet teacher my son is an advanced student and his teacher teaches at 3 colleges with very strong trumpet programs, so knows about teaching trumpet. Read more Read less.

Laurie Frink – Wikipedia

I think the best results will come from careful, intelligent practice. Write a customer review. Pages with related products. I’m hoping that this trend will continue as I progress with the Flexus material.


See all 40 reviews. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. This book will easily accompany Arban’s, Schlossberg and Charlier on the music stands of trumpeters worldwide. I purchased this book on the advice of a fellow local trumpet player.

I like the lip trill exercise. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

The first book to deal with the unique physical demands of improvising on the trumpet. Buy now at Vlexus.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This is also the first time that I have picked up my trumpet and played it consistently for over a year in almost 20 years.

Please try again later. Keep in mind these are exercises not music. I wish I bought this book years ago.

Laurie Frink & John McNeil – – Free Download PDF

To this end, Flexus asks the student to momentarily put aside the study of music itself and instead practice the musical movements involved in playing the instrument. I’ve started practicing everyday for 3 hours split into 1 hour sessions since Jan ‘ I like the text explaining the exercises along with the included CD.

Freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control. I also must say, since switching to TCE, as used by Claude Gordon, Hebert Clarke and others, after being pointed in the right direction but other musicians, I am playing llaurie than I was in college with less effort.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now.