First Habits Warm-Up – (bass)

First Habits Warm-Up – (bass trombone)

Click here for the tenor trombone warm-up

This is one portion of my new book: First Habits (232 pages).

The warm-up lasts 15-20 minutes and goes through the following sections:

  1. Air/Buzz
  2. Easy Resonance
  3. Five Notes Down
  4. First Slurs
  5. Range Stretch
  6. Note Placement
  7. Musical Patterns

Here’s the pdf file.

Here are the sound files:

1. Air/Buzz
Tempo = 50
Tempo = 56
Tempo = 60

2. Easy Resonance
Tempo = 56
Tempo = 60
Tempo = 66

3. Five Notes Down
Tempo = 72
Tempo = 84

4. First Slurs
Tempo = 78
Tempo = 84
Tempo = 92

5. Range Stretch
Tempo = 100
Tempo = 112
Tempo = 120

6a – Note Placement: Intervals
Tempo = 50
Tempo = 60
Tempo = 72
Tempo = 80
Tempo = 88

6b. Note Placement: Speed
Tempi = 96, 108
Tempi = 100, 112
Tempi = 104, 116
Tempi = 108, 120
Tempi = 112, 126

7. Musical Patterns
Tempo = 50
Tempo = 58
Tempo = 63
Tempo = 72
Tempo = 76
Tempo = 80
Tempo = 84
Tempo = 88
Tempo = 92

Here’s a zip file containing all the mp3’s shown above.

A note about the sound files. Some people have reported that they won’t play in the Safari browser. If they don’t play, try a different browser.