Essentials for the Advancing Trumpet Player


Below is a list of recommended etude/technical books for the trumpet — some of the “Essentials for the Advancing Trumpet Player.” They include many tried and true studies in tone production, technique, articulation, musicianship, etc. All of the literature/books itemized here can be purchased from Art’s Music Shop.

Also included here are some famous trumpet artists with a corresponding recording that you may listen to. You can find many other recordings by these artists and more on YouTube, including master classes.

Just for fun, at the bottom, we’ve added some names of notable celebrities that have played the trumpet.

Trumpet Literature


Composer/Arranger

Arban/ ed. Marotta & Hooten

Title

Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet

CF.O21XSB (spiral edition) (94-2221-3)

arban complete trumpet method

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$44.99

Composer/Arranger

Bousquet/ ed. Goldman

& Tartell

Title

36 Celebrated Studies for Cornet

CF.O88X

bousquet-36 studies for trumpet

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$14.99

Composer/Arranger

Brandt/ ed. Nagel

Title

34 Studies (on Orchestral Motives) for Trumpet

IMC.1391

brandt-34 studies for trumpet

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$12.75

Composer/Arranger

Charlier/ed. Delmotte

Title

36 Etudes Transcendantes for Trumpet

HL.48181183

charlier-36 transcendental etudes for trumpet

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$52.99

Composer/Arranger

Clarke

Title

Technical Studies for the Cornet

CF.O2280 (94-2202-3)

clarke-technical studies for trumpet

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$17.99

Composer/Arranger

Colin

Title

Advanced Lip Flexibilities for Trumpet

CC.1008 (94-2218-9)

colin advanced lip flexibilities for trumpet

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$18.00

Composer/Arranger

Concone/trans. Sawyer

Title

Lyrical Studies for Trumpet or Horn

BP.TP138

lyrical studies for trumpet or horn-concone

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$21.75

Composer/Arranger

Little

Title

Embouchure Builder for Trumpet

ALF.00-PROBK00129 (94-0129-0)

embouchure builder for trumpet-little

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$6.99

Composer/Arranger

Rubank

Title

Intermediate Method for Trumpet

HL.04470180 (99-4056-0)

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 1 for Trumpet

HL.04470330 (99-4094-1)

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 2 for Trumpet

HL.04470340 (99-4158-4)

rubank intermediate method for trumpet

rubank adv vol 1 for trumpet

rubank adv vol 2 for trumpet

 

 

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Composer/Arranger

Schlossberg

Title

Daily Drills and Technique Studies for Trumpet

M.Baron (94-2203-1)

schlossberg daily drills-tech studies for trumpet

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$29.99

Composer/Arranger

Small

Title

27 Melodious & Rhythmical Studies for Trumpet

CF.O1834

small-27 melodious-rhythmical studies for trumpet

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$14.99

Composer/Arranger

Smith, P

Title

Concert Studies for Trumpet

HL.44000611

smith-concert studies for trumpet

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$17.95

Composer/Arranger

Smith, WM

Title

Top Tones for the Trumpeter

CF.O2487

smith-top tones for the trumpeter

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$16.99


Trumpet Artists for Listening

 on YouTube

Maurice Andre


Ole Edvard Antonsen


Alison Balsom


Tine Thing Helseth


Adolph Herseth


Arturo Sandoval


Philip Smith


 

 

 

 

trumpet player with lyre

 

 

Celebrities/Notable People

that have played the

TRUMPET

Drew Carey


Prince Charles


Richard Gere


Samuel L Jackson


Steven Tyler (Aerosmith)