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Patrick Sheridan

There are two things to playing a brass instrument.  The easy part of playing a brass instrument and the difficult part.  If you learn to execute the easy part of playing a brass instrument perfectly every time you pick up … Continue reading

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Arnold Jacobs

“I don’t teach them as tuba players, but as human beings.  Whichever instrument they play, they still have to develop as storytellers of music.  I insist that the ability to communicate musical messages be dominant.”

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Jim Thompson

Less head movement (between ranges) means better endurance and more flexibility and technique.

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