RESOURCES

Here are some free resources for all trombonists alike.  Jonathan has written out his daily routine, which consists of long-tones, lip-slurs, and various other exercises found in the Arban's, Schlossberg, and the Alessi Warm-Ups.
Take from it what you like and leave what you don't!  This routine is a good example of what one should do on a daily basis:  "Cover all the bases!"  In order to reach a high level as a brass player, it is imperative to practice fundamentals everyday which include but are not limited to articulations, flexibility, sound concept, and slide technique.
Also included is a 2-octave major scale sheet, as well as a basic list of trombone method book publications that Jonathan uses for both himself and his students, broken up by mastery level.
Daily Routine
  • Jean Baptiste Arban- Famous Method for Trombone
  • Robert Marsteller- Basic Routines for Trombone
  • Max Schlossberg- Daily Drills and Technical Etudes
Beginner Level
  • Rubank- Method for trombone (Elementary-Advanced)
  • Ernest Clarke- Method for Trombone
  • Sigmund Hering- 40 Progressive Etudes for Trombone
Intermediate Level
  • Blazhevich- School for Trombone in Clefs
  • Johannes Rochut (Bordogni)- Melodious Etudes for Trombone (Book I)
Advanced Level
  • Marcel Bitsch- Rhythmical Studies for Trombone
  • Roger Boutry- 12 Advanced Studies for Trombone
  • Maxted- 20 Studies for Trombone
  • Johannes Rochut (Bordogni)- Melodious Etudes for Trombone (Book II and III)

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