“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.

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Read reviews that mention carmine caruso trumpet players intermediate and advanced technical skills mcneil and frink trumpet player jazz players flecus method trumpet playing exercises flexus practice flexibility endurance results teacher daily approach build chops. 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.

Highly recommended for any kind of trumpet playing. I found frinnk requires a lot of work maybe more than I can commit to achieve a high standard of playing.

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To kaurie effectively, the physical act of playing needs to be conditioned reflex. I wish I bought this book years ago. I’ve started practicing everyday for 3 hours split into 1 hour sessions since Jan ‘ Share your thoughts with other customers. I like the slur-tongue exercises to develop the right tonguing approach. I like the lip trill exercise. As every trumpet player knows, playing an extended solo often results in playing the trumpet less correctly as the solo goes on.


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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I played with some of these exercises but then stopped playing them because they were having a negative effect. 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 fgink various pieces of work.

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Freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The first book to deal with the unique physical demands of improvising on the trumpet.

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This is also the first time that I have picked lauriie my trumpet and played it consistently for over a year in almost 20 years.

I’m hoping that this trend will continue as I progress with the Flexus material. I’ve had this book for a little while now and I don’t know why I hesitated to start with this book first of other trumpet books I purchased. Please try again later.


This book is not just for jazz players it is for any trumpeter wishing to improve. I think the best results will come from careful, intelligent practice. Learn more about Amazon Prime. See all 40 reviews. I have already found that trumpet playing has gotten a tiny bit easier.

See all customer images. My plan is to spend about minutes a day on Flexus material and use the rest of my practice time on other things – namely music not exercises. Keep in mind these are exercises not music. It also helped that I knew what to work on for technique. Several good things to be gained by purchasing this book. 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.

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A really fresh approach to lip flexibility from a jazz prospective. Freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control.

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