Enclosures: 5th Mode of Harmonic Minor

Starting on the root of the V7(b9) chord, experiment with with adding a pickup 8th note on the “and” of the 4th beat.  *This is intended to be memorized.  Use the written music as a guide.

Download the exercise here: 5th mode of harmonic minor enclosures

Modes of Major Exercise

Learn and memorize in all 12 keys.  Free PDF: Modes of Major Starting on C

The Lego Movie: Everything is Awesome for Beginning Trumpet

Need a beginning trumpet solo with piano accompaniment?  Download a free PDF of “Everything is Awesome” from the Lego Movie here:

Everything is awesome – 001 Trumpet in Bb

Everything is awesome – 001G Piano

 

Jazz at University of Indianapolis

Excited to join the Jazz Faculty at University of Indianapolis this fall!  Duties will include individual trumpet class, rehearsals, brass sectionals and masterclasses.  IMG_6266.JPG