Jazz Trumpet Fundamentals | Vol. 1 by Open Studio

Jazz Trumpet Fundamentals | Vol. 1

Sound, artistry, and technique in one place

Sound, artistry, and technique, in one place.

It's all tied together. Chops, choices, and a big beautiful sound are what separates the good from the great.

Let one of the most acclaimed musicians of his generation show you how he works at all three. 

After completing this course.....

You'll be able to:
  • Develop a solid foundation of breath, tongue, and finger techniques
  • Understand how to approach different playing situations
  • Build a solid practice routine that promotes both facility and musicianship

You'll also get:
  • Audio downloads of lessons
  • PDF downloads of transcriptions and lead sheets

Living Notation

Our exclusive  Living Notation technology allows you to follow Sean’s playing and demonstrations in real time with moving, interactive notation.

Applause from our members

"I am a teacher and trumpeter and think Sean Jones lessons are tops. He is a very kind and good teacher. I am already improving and so are my high school students!"
William L. (USA)
 "Open Studio is a good idea and offers the student the choice to learn how to practice his instrument the right way by using the appropriate technic shown by experienced teachers." 
Carl B. (USA)

Meet Your Teacher

Frequently performing around the world with various orchestras and ensembles, Sean Jones is a premier trumpet player. He has been prominently featured with a number of artists, recording and/or performing with many major figures, including Wynton Marsalis, Illinois Jacquet, Jimmy Heath, Frank Foster, Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Gerald Wilson and Marcus Miller. 

Watch a free sample lesson

Check out a full length sample lesson and see if the course is right for you.
Watch a Free Lesson

What's included?

Video Icon 22 videos File Icon 32 files Text Icon 23 text files

Contents

Start Here
Introduction
3 mins
How to Use Living Notation
How to use subtitles
Lessons
The Breath
The Tongue - Breath and Tongue Attack
The Tongue - Slurs
Finger Technique
Daily Maintenance Routine
The Musicianship Routine
Mute Playing
Ballads - Part 1
Ballads - Part 2
Transcription
Big Band Playing - Lead
Big Band Playing - Section
Stylistic Diversity
Traveling With a Trumpet
Blues - Fundamentals
Blues - Variations
Equipment Preferences
Playing Fast - "Giant Steps"
Playing Fast - "Cherokee"
Solo Development
Trumpet Equipment and Maintenance
Transcriptions
Ballads Part 1 - Lesson Chart
94.2 KB
Ballads Part 2 - Lesson Chart
75.8 KB
Blues Fundamentals - Lesson Chart
112 KB
Finger Technique - Lesson Chart
47.1 KB
Blues Variations - Lesson Chart
69.4 KB
Playing Fast Cherokee - Lesson Chart
108 KB
Playing Fast Giant Steps - Lesson Chart
132 KB
Solo Development - Lesson Chart
100 KB
Stylistic Diversity - Lesson Chart
43.2 KB
The Tongue Slurs - Lesson Chart
41.3 KB
The Breath - Lesson Chart
43.1 KB
Audio Versions of Lessons
The Breath
22 mins
The Tongue - Breath and Tongue Attack
24 mins
The Tongue - Slurs
13 mins
Finger Technique
14 mins
Daily Maintenance Routine
41 mins
The Musicianship Routine
7 mins
Mute Playing
20 mins
Ballads - Part 1
26 mins
Ballads - Part 2
27 mins
Transcription
28 mins
Big Band Playing - Lead
17 mins
Big Band Playing - Section
9 mins
Stylistic Diversity
14 mins
Traveling With a Trumpet
12 mins
Blues - Fundamentals
19 mins
Blues - Variations
17 mins
Equipment Preferences
16 mins
Playing Fast - "Giant Steps"
13 mins
Playing Fast - "Cherokee"
16 mins
Solo Development
14 mins
Trumpet Equipment and Maintenance
14 mins
Simple Player Versions
The Breath
22 mins
The Tongue - Breath and Tongue Attack
24 mins
The Tongue - Slurs
13 mins
Finger Technique
14 mins
Daily Maintenance Routine
41 mins
The Musicianship Routine
7 mins
Mute Playing
20 mins
Ballads - Part 1
26 mins
Ballads - Part 2
27 mins
Transcription
28 mins
Big Band Playing - Lead
17 mins
Big Band Playing - Section
9 mins
Stylistic Diversity
14 mins
Traveling With a Trumpet
12 mins
Blues - Fundamentals
19 mins
Blues - Variations
17 mins
Equipment Preferences
16 mins
Playing Fast - "Giant Steps"
13 mins
Playing Fast - "Cherokee"
16 mins
Solo Development
14 mins
Trumpet Equipment and Maintenance
14 mins

FAQs

Is this course right for me?

Jazz Trumpet Fundamentals Vol. 1 is the perfect fit for you if:
  • You're an intermediate to advanced trumpet player that wants to improve their technical and improvisatory skills
  • You want to learn by listening, imitating, and reading notation
  • You want a set course you can take at your own pace

Can I get a discount if I buy Vol 1 & Vol 2 together?

Absolutely. We think these courses go great together. Use this LINK to get both of the courses for 30% off when purchased together.

What if it's not the right course for me?

No problem! We have beginner and advanced courses as well, and we'll happily switch you if needed. We also have a  full satisfaction guarantee with easy refund if you're not happy with the course.

I've got more questions!

Great - we've got more answers! Visit our Contact Page where we are happy to answer all your questions about this, or any of our courses.
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