Manuel Diaz-Ayala

3/18/19


3/11/19

Not enough practice time. Please dont forget your priorities. You need to spend more time discovering what your tendencies and issues are in the practice room. Keep being curious.

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3/4/19

Mardi Gras

2/25/19


2/18/19

Another go over the two etudes from 2/11. Keep working on slide technique, accuracy and cleanliness

2/11/19

Keep working on rounding out your embouchure. Not so puckered. Work on bordogni and muller.

Quality in air, not constipated!





2/6/19

Fundamental routine, daily drills.

Tone: 10 min - Long-tones, half-note-whole note half-note.

Quarter note = 72, B-flat.

Flexibility: 10 min - Slurs, Intervals, Leaps, etc. - Edwards

Articulation: 10 min Arbans pg. 27 #47 - Staccato and Legato

Range: 10 min high range, low range.

Dynamics: 10 min how practice soft and loud playing.

Scales: 10 minutes on natural minor, blues and major scales.


Review:

Major scales -

Blues scales -

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2/1/19 

Major Scales - review. WWHWWWH

Blues Scales - intro. 1, b3, 4, #4, 5, b7.

for 2/4/19

ALL MAJOR SCALES - focus on embouchure stability and airflow. Not puckered.

Blues.