What Every Trombonist Needs to Know About the Body by David Vining is
appropriate for high school through professional trombone players.
What Every Trombonist Needs to Know About the Body applies anatomically
accurate information to playing the trombonefor example, the arm and slide
technique, breathing and tone production, the tongue and articulation, etc.
By teaching from a position of anatomical accuracy, this book provides a
secure somatic foundation upon which to make music, thereby making your
movements free of tension and reducing your risk of injury. The result is a
beautiful tone, improved technique, and minimum effort in your playing.
"David Vining's research and increased self-awareness have resulted in his
book What Every Trombonist Needs to Know About the Body. It is a remarkable
volume which will be of tremendous use to future generations of trombone
teachers and players." - Denis Wick, Principal Trombone (retired), London
134 pages, spiral bound to lay flat on the music stand