Essentials for the Advancing Tuba Player
Below is a list of recommended etude/technical books for the tuba — some of the “Essentials for the Advancing Tuba 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 tuba 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 tuba.
70 Studies for Tuba Vol 1
43 Bel Canto Studies for Tuba
50 Etudes for Tuba
60 Selected Studies for Tuba
Intermediate Method for Tuba
Advanced Method Vol 1 for Tuba
Advanced Method Vol 2 for Tuba
40 Advanced Studies for B-flat Bass
Tuba Artists for Listening
that have played the
Malik Rose (NBA)
Harry Smith (NBC News Commentator)