pBone mini MP3 Backing Tracks

Backing tracks to our pBone mini book

pBone mini Backing Tracks (Zip)

pBuzz MP3 Backing Tracks

pBuzz Backing Tracks

Introducing the pBuzz into the General Music Classroom (Webinar, October 2017)

The pBuzz is an incredible new instrument for all ages that matches perfectly with all the other instrumental music you incorporate in your elementary program. The pBuzz qualifies for the 2017 TMEA Grant. Jenny Dees and Keith Dye will be leading you through an engaging demonstration and discussion. We will share experiences, material and be ready to answer your questions. Melissa Blum from West Music will also join. Beyond the promotional offer for a classroom set – Melissa will help with questions to make your grant application a success.

Webinar PDF

Special Children Article: Music making becomes inclusive with plastic instruments

When Gethin Thomas came across light and robust plastic instruments, he realised that at last he could give SEND pupils access to the delights of brass music.

Music making becomes inclusive with plastic instruments at Canolfan Addysg y Bont.

Read the article online

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.

Buy Online Sample Page

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

What is a brass instrument? TED ED

BOLD AS Impact Report on pBone & pTrumpet [PDF] – BOLD AS was a Deal Festival education project using over 120 pBones and pTrumpets that takes place in various primary schools in the Deal, Kent, UK area. The report examines the impact of the project for Arts Council England.

BOLD AS Impact Report on pBone & pTrumpet [PDF] – BOLD AS was a Deal Festival education project using over 120 pBones and pTrumpets that takes place in various primary schools in the Deal, Kent, UK area. The report examines the impact of the project for Arts Council England.

Quick Start Guide for pTrumpet

A quick and simple guide to get you started on pTrumpet with backing tracks.
PDF Backing Tracks

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

Just Play Trombone Treble Clef Brass [PDF]

pBone Circle Plan [PDF]

NEW! Quick Start Guide for pBone [PDF]

Get Started on pBone mini (treble clef) [PDF]

Get Started on pBone mini (bass clef) [PDF]

NEW! Beginning Band Fun Book (pBone mini) by Larry Newman.

pBuzz projects with primary school children

pBuzz project with primary school children “full performance” [Video]

pBuzz project with primary school children [Video]

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