Trombone and Brass Playing: Books and Lesson materials used according to each individual's needs.  

1. Wick, Denis.  Trombone Technique.  London,  Oxford University Press, 1973.

2. Herbert, Trevor.  The Trombone.  New Haven. Yale University Press, 2006.

3. Farkas, Philip.  The Art of Brass Playing. Rochester. Wind Music, Inc., 1962.

4. Arban, Jean Baptiste. Complete Method for Trombone and Euphonium. ed. Joseph Alessi, Dr. Brian Bowman. (Jule Rivieve. 1893. ) Encore Music Publishers. 2002. 

5. Vizzutti, Allen. Trumpet Method. Books 1,2,3. Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., 1991. 

6. Irons, Earl. Twenty Seven Groups of Exercises.  San Antonio.  Southern Music Company. 1966. 

7. H. Voxman. Concert and Contest Collection. for Trombone, Trumpet. Chicago. Rubank. Hal Leonard. 1965.

8. Pearson, Bruce. Standard of Excellence. San Deigo. Neil A. Kjos Music Company.(any edition) Plus other Band methodologies as used in schools. 

9. Rubank Book of Trombone/Baritone B.C., T. C.  (Trumpet) Solos. Easy to Intermediate. Milwaukee. Rubank. Hal Leonard. 1964. 

10. Baker, Buddy. Tenor Trombone Method. Alfred Publishing. 1983. 

11. O. Blume. 36 Studies for Trombone with F Attachment. Carl Fischer, Inc. 1962.

12. Robert L. Marsteller. Basic Routines for Trombone. Southern Music Company. 1974. 

13. Reginald H. Fink. Studies in Legato. Carl Fischer. 1969. 

R. Shuebruk. ed. Larry clark. The complete Shuebruk Lip Trainers for Trombone/Baritone. Carl Fischer. 2008. 

14. ed. Larry Clark. Progressive Duets Volume 1 for Trombone. Carl Fischer. 2006. 

15. Clarke-Gordon. Technical Studies. Carl Fischer. 1976. 

16. Ernest Clarke. Clarke's Method for Trombone. Carl Fischer. 1953.

Vladislav Blazhevich. ed. Donald Hunsberger. Clef Studies for Trombone. MCA Music. 1965.

17. Buddy Baker. Tenor Trombone Method. AlfredPublishing Co. 1983.

18. Phil Wilson and Joseph Viola. Chord Studies for Trombone. Berklee Series. 1968.  

19. Earl D. Irons. Twenty-Seven Groups of Exercises/Trombone. Southern Music Company. 1964. 

20. Choice Jazz Standards.  Hal Leonard Publishing. 1993. 

21. American Song Classics. Hal Leonard Publishing. 

22. Mike Steinel. Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble. Hal Leonard. 2000.

23. arr. Jonathon Robbins. Classical Duets. Santorella Publications. 1999. 

24. Disney Solos for Trombone/Baritone, Trumpet. Hal Leonard. 

25. Vermont Music Educators All State Audition List Selections for Trumpet, Trombone, Jazz and Classical Current Selections. 

General Music History, Theory

1. Wagner, Gottfried. Twilight of the Wagners. New York. Picador USA. 1997. 

2. Peyser, Joan. Bernstein. New York. Beech Tree Books William Morrow. 1987. 

3. Fiedler, Johanna. Arthur Fiedler, Papa, the Pops, and Me.  New York. Doubleday. 1994. 

4. Lebrecht, Norman. The Book of Musical Anecdotes.New York. The Free Press. 1985. 

5. Slonimsky, Nicolas. Lexicon of Musical Invective. New York. WW Norton. paperback 2000. 

6. Forte, Allen. Tonal Harmony in Concept & Practice.  New York. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1979. 

Psychology of Music, Musical Philosophy

1. Meyer, Leonard B. Emotion and Meaning in Music. Chicago. The University of Chicago Press. 1956. 

2. Gordon, Edwin E. Learning sequences in Music, Skill, Content and Patterns. G.I.A. Publications, Inc. 1980.  

3. ed. Hodges, Donald A. Handbook of Music Psychology. National Association for Music Therapy, Inc. 1980. 

4. Jeffery M. Schwartz, M.D. and Sharon Begley. The Mind and the Brain, Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force. New York. Harper Perennial. 2002.

5. Victor L. Wooten. The Music Lesson. Berkley Publishing Group. 2006.

6. Daniel J. Levitin. This Is Your Brain on Music. The Science of a Human Obsession. New York. Dutton. 2006

7. Carl E. Seashore. The Psychology of Music. Dover Books. (1938) 1967.

8. Norman Doidge, M.D. The Brain That Changes Itself. Penguin Books. 2007.

9. Gavin D. Becker. The Gift of Fear. Delta. 1997.

10. Ernest Cassirer. Language and Myth. Dover Publications. 1946. 

11. ed. Daniel Halpern and Jeanne Wilmot Carter. On Music. Ecco Press. 1994.

12. Leonard Bernstein. The Joy of Music. Simon and Schuster. 1980.

13. Maureen McCarthy Draper. The Nature of Music. Beauty, Sound, and Healing.   River Head Books. Penguin/Putnam. 2001

14. Mickey Hart and Frederick Leiberman. Spirit Into Sound. The Magic of Music.   Grateful Dead Books. 1999. 

15. Daniel Barenboim and Edward W. Said. Parallels and Paradoxes.   Vintage Books.  2002. 

16. Don Campbell. Music. Physician for Times to Come. Quest Books. 1991. 

17. Igor Stravinsky. Poetics of Music.  Harvard Books. 1970. 

18. Oliver Sachs. Musicophillia Knopf. 2007. 

19. Robert Jourdain. Music the Brain and Ecstasy.  Bard Music. 1997. 

20. John M. Ortiz. A Tao of Music. Weiser Publications. 1997. 

21. Shawna Carol. The Way of Song. A guide to freeing the voice and sounding the spirit. St. Martin's Griffin. New York. 2003

22. Joseph Cornell. Listening to Nature, how to deepen your awareness of nature. Dawn Publications. 1987/ 

23. Anthony Storr. Music and the Mind. Ballantine Books. 1992. 

24. Bennett Reimer. a philosophy of music education. Prentice Hall. 1970. 

25. Aaron Copland. What to Listen for in Music.A Mentor Book. 1988. 

26. Swami Rama & Swami Ajaya. Creative Use of Emotion. Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy of the U.S.A. 1976. 

27. Steven Mithen. The Singing Neanderthals. The Origins of Music, Language, Mind and Body. Harvard University Press. 2006. 

28. Edward W. Said. Music at the Limits. Columbia University Press. 2008.

29. Barry Parker. Good Vibrations. The Physics of Music. The3 Jons Hopkins University Press. 2009. 

30. Daniel Barenboim. Music Quickens Time. Verso. London, New York. 2008.

31. Leonard Bernstein. The Unanswered Question. Six Talks at Harvard. Harvard University Press. 1976. 

32. Carl E. Seashore. Manuel of Instructions and Interpretations for Measures of Musical Talent. Columbia Graphophone Company. New York. 1929. 

33. Bernard Shaw. Shaw on Music. Doubleday Anchor Book. 1955. 

34. Fritjof Capra. The Tao of Physics. Shambala.1975

35. Barry Green. The Mastery of Music. Ten Pathways to True Artistry. Broadway Books. New York. 2003. 

36. Lane Arye.  Unintentional Music. Releasing Your Deepest Creativity.  Hampton Roads Publishing. 2001. 

37. Simon Frith. Performance Rites. On the Value of Popular Music.Harvard University Press. 1996. 

38. Scientific American. The Physics of Music. W.H. Freeman and Company. 1978. 

39. Nicholas Slonimsky. The Lexicon of Musical Invective.W.W. Norton. New York. 2000. 

40. Norman Liebrecht. The Book of Musical Anecdotes.The Free Press: A Division of MacMillan, Inc. 1985. 

41. Edwin E. Gordon. Learning Sequences in Music: Skill, Content and Pattern.G.I.A. Publications. 1980. 

42. Leonard B. Meyer. Emotion and Meaning in Music.The University of Chicago Press. 1956. 

43. ed. Donald A. Hodges. Handbook of Music Psychology. National Association of Music Therapy. 1980. 



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