GET AHEAD - a Practical Guide for the Developing Jazz Trombonist

GET AHEAD - a Practical Guide for the Developing Jazz Trombonist

by Nick Finzer


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GET AHEAD! provides you with a set of tools to design your path to technical freedom on the trombone to develop your artistry and musical identity. Inside you will find ideas, concepts and practical examples to aid you in your journey as a developing jazz trombonist. I hope that these ideas will foster inspiration for you to improve each day.

Concepts include: Sound Development, Jazz Vocabulary, Tune Learning, Improvising, and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781727860818
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.17(d)

About the Author

NICK FINZER is one of the most dynamic musicians of the millennial generation. An award-winning composer, arranger, producer, and trombonist, Finzer is bringing the power of Jazz to traditional fans and the most modern 21st century audience. He's on a mission to be a passionate voice defining the sound of jazz in this age while bringing street cred to the trombone with a bold and colorful sound. Famed trombonist/mentor Wycliffe Gordon called Finzer "a new voice [in] the pantheon of upcoming trombone greats in the making"
Finzer has performed at top jazz clubs, festivals and concert halls with Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals with Anat Cohen, Lucas Pino's Nonet, Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Project, Bob Stewart's Double Quartet, Lewis Nash, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and many more. While not performing, Nick can be found on his YouTube channel sharing videos ranging from live performance to new educational concepts. Nick's media company Outside in Music produces audio and video content for some of jazz's rising stars from around the globe; as well as connecting brands to the jazz artist's passionate fan-bases.

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