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Matt Kingston & Steve Legge – Music Marvels

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Matt Kingston & Steve Legge – Music Marvels

A great book for beginners about how to play trombone! 50 fun-packed pages that will start you on your way to being a Music Marvel! Along the way you’ll compose your first tune, discover music from around the world, and play in a band with your friends.

There are plenty of online resources available to access online

You can also buy the fully interactive online version of this book

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Kay Charlton – Welcome to Are You Ready?

Thirteen tunes in a variety of styles, with lyrics, actions and space for improvisation and copy-backs. Starting with simple 1-2 note tunes, and moving on to 4-5 note tunes, this book will aid creative music making and progression for whole class ensemble teaching. A great book about how to play trombone.

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Just Play Treble Clef Brass

This teaching resource has been designed for both small group and whole class teaching. It is divided into “steps” rather than weekly lessons as groups of children learn at different rates. Learn how to play trombone.

Treble Clef Brass Trombone

Wider Opportunities in Music Quotations [PDF]

Wider Opportunities in Music Quotations [PDF] – this document is simply a collection of historical quotes around the Wider Opportunities in Music program in the UK.

Year Program [PDF]

This document discusses the broader issues of how a program might develop using informal brass learning to deliver curriculum learning over an academic year via a broadly informal learning pathway.

10 Week pBone Program

Using the style of the circle plan this plan maps how, through informal learning and the deep use of simple musical materials, music curriculum objectives could be delivered over 10, once a week sessions.

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Just Play Trombone Treble Clef Brass [PDF]

Just Play Trombone Treble Clef Brass [PDF] – this teaching resource has been designed for both small group and whole class teaching. It is divided into “steps” rather than weekly lessons as groups of children learn at different rates

pBone Circle Plan [PDF]

pBone Circle Plan [PDF] – this plan was created for the NAMM Foundation pBone circles and is a basic introduction into both informal learning style and a first access to brass experience. The circle can be tuned to suit learners of all ages and is usable on pTrumpets and pBone minis but not pBuzz.

pBone for educators [PDF]

pBone for educators [PDF] – this presentation provides a context for the use of pBone in an education setting, including the history of pBone development and a general view of education uses. [Deutsch]

NEW! Quick Start Guide for pBone [PDF]

NEW! Quick Start Guide for pBone [PDF] – a quick and simple guide to get you started on pBone with backing tracks. [Backing Tracks l Bb Treble Clef Version]

NEW! Plastic or Not? by Helen Minshall – The Trombonist Magazine, Summer 2017

NEW! Plastic or Not? by Helen Minshall – The Trombonist Magazine, Summer 2017 [PDF]

How to Hold a pCircle (Presentation & Videos)

This presentation is a blow-by-blow guide to presenting the pBone circle plan. It includes video examples from a variety of practitioners work around the world about how to play trombone, each making the concept into their own, using largely informal practice.

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