14 Advanced Jazz Studies for Trumpet

Chris Kase is the author of 'Odd Meter Escapades', a method that challenges our ability to play in unusual time signatures with fourteen jazz studies in 5/4, 7/4, 9/4, 11/4.

Stomvi Titan ‘Four Valve Edition’

It is obvious that brass instruments musical scene has evolved considerably in the past few decades: more demanding compositions, more extensive registers, more intense sonority, etc. This has led us to contemplate some doubts: What has happened to the technical evolution of instruments? Has there been a parallel evolution? Are instruments at the height of the demands required today? Is the instrument players’ technique adequate, or is it influenced by the limitations of the instrument?
Trumpet Evolution

The Evolution of Trumpet

Up to the instrument of our days, the trumpet has had many forms throughout its history.