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10-Minute Brass Warmup

Mike Lawson • Playing Tips • September 2, 2020

Brass players warm up on your mouthpiece only. Play descending major arpeggios chromatically in whole notes from tuning Bb to as low a pedal tone as you can. After a quick rest, begin an ascending arpeggio pattern from low Bb concert to as high as you can without changing your embouchure. Tone, range and endurance will improve. Takes about 10 minutes.

Jim Kusserow

Porterville High School

Porterville, California

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