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The book is clearly influenced by Carmine Caruso who I had the privliege of studying with in the early 80’s. Apr 19, 4. I’d like to check out the Yoga breathing techniques mentioned here and see how they compare findey the Penzarella thing which actually comes from a lot of Arnold Jacobs teachings.

He’s a really fabulous teacher, trmpet is worth having a lesson with if you ever get the chance. I teach students how to do the Hatha Yoga relaxed breath. When they do get it, it does help a lot. The book is great and a must in my studio collection.

Apr 22, 7. He didn’t like to talk about diaphram support or embouchure much since he thought proper breathing would automatically take care of all that. Specifically, it feels like I can draw on the support of my diaphram instead of my lip. Here’s a link to the breathing info: Apr 22, 6. He did not specify the “wedge breath” or Yogi Trujpet Breath.

Your name or email address: Bob’s Six Note excersizes are great – helped me a lot. I credit a ton to both him and Chuck especially for setting me up and making me think that the trumpet wasn’t difficult. He has his students doing breath excercises on a 5 liter respiratory bag to get the sensation of filling up and expelling air without becoming tense in the upper body — something like a bellows — air in findlwy motion. He took over the lead book and was dying until he started playng with this type of diaphram support.


I went to a Maynard Ferguson clinic many years ago, and he suggested that we learn to do Hatha Yoga breathing. The Findoey of Breath Chapter 8: David Monette’s website discusses “Take a Breath” – same sort of concepts as far as I can determine, see: Given Bob’s credentials and abilities, I take this counsel very seriously. He has you do findlye exercise of playing a “G” second line until you run out of air. The Teumpet Complete Breath Pete.

They are usually so tense with their upper bodies, that they can’t physically let go and allow it to happen.

Search Media New Media. The purpose is to feel how much you need to use your diaphram as you run out of air. Just learning how to do the relaxed inhalation is beneficial in itself. What an amazing “first” instructor. I just mehhod Bob Findley’s Method Book which looks very good. It’s trumpet world name is the “Wedge Breath”. Some of the things that he talks about aren’t necessarily Carmine Caruso things, but he did study with him, and uses some of the terminology in the book.

I just looked at the page referenced above The Science of Breath Chapter 8: Share This Page Tweet. I took six lessons with Vince Penzarella back in the ‘s and I’ve been listening to the tapes of those lessons again I recently converted them to CD before the tapes disintegrate. Bob’s book is excellent!

The Other Side of the Bell Trumpet Podcast # Bob Findley

I definitely want to check out this Bob Findley book. Apr 19, 2. Bob was my first real trumpet teacher at MJC as well.


Discussion in ‘ Trumpet Discussion ‘ started by gregephApr 19, Bob teaches that this is the way findlet diaphram should feel at all times to provide support regardless of whether your playing a loud lead passage or a simple riff in the low register.

Penzarella also wouldn’t advocate holding the breath for a few moments since that can bring tension into play.

The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast; Episode #20: Bob Findley

I had some master classes at Maine Jazz Camp with Bob and Chuck Findley when I was younger, and got to spend a good deal of time hanging out fiindley talking to them, also. Bobby Shew uses the Yogi Complete Breath, that is modified somewhat to play the trumpet. Do you already have an account? The reason for my post is that I wanted to see blb anyone has experience with Bob’s thinking on support. I’m sure most of you know about his philosophy on breathing and being relaxed — avoid tension was a mantra of his.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. I found the running out of air concept to be similar to the Claude Gordon studies – very helpful. Apr 20, 5. Yes, my password is: Caruso, and expressed that he is very greatful that he had the chance to study with him.