TubaPeople.com – Euphonium Resources

Suggested Euphonium Mouthpieces

Bach 5G, Bach 4G, Schilke 50, Schilke 51D

Suggested Euphonium Manufacturers

Yamaha, Willson, Adams, Besson, Miraphone, Jupiter, Kanstul

 

Suggested Euphonium Recording Artists

Steven Mead, Brian Bowman,Mark Fisher,Adam Frey,Danny Helseth, Lance LaDuke,Matt Tropman, Demondrae Thurman, Matthew Murchison, David Childs

Pedagogical Resources (Podcasts, websites, books, CDs, DVDs)

TubaTalk” podcasts by Professor Grose accessed at TubaPeople.com or through iTunes contains his thoughts on achieving better brass playing..

WindSongPress.com

This is a wonderful resource for all things that are related to Arnold Jacobs. Owned and operated by Brian Frederiksen, WindSongPress.com offers a look (for free) at many of Mr. Jacobs’ teaching ideas, which were captured on video at many of his master classes.

YouTube – TubaPeopleTV

Through a series of interviews of his former students, TubaPeopleTV (TPTV) is dedicated to highlighting the pedagogy and professional stature of longtime Chicago Symphony principal tubist, Arnold Jacobs.

Portrait of an Artist: Arnold Jacobs (Summit Records)

Legacy of an Artist: Arnold Jacobs (Summit Records)

Some affectionately call these two CDs “Jake in a Box”.  They are extremely helpful pedagogical ideas in short bite-sized pieces and in “the master’s own voice.”

Arnold Jacobs: Song and Wind by Brian Frederiksen

This book is a comprehensive examination of Arnold Jacobs’ teaching.It is made user friendly by being divided by subject. So if you are looking to address a specific performance issue you can look it up and read what Mr. Jacobs had to say about the problem – Very helpful.

Brass Singers: The Teaching of Arnold Jacobs by Luis Loubriel

Brass Singers is a fantastic addition to the growing number of volumes available, which chronicle and illustrate the teaching of Arnold Jacobs. It is extremely well organized and user friendly. The index is superb helping to make this book an invaluable teaching, performance, and research resource. This is an absolute must-have for any brass musician, any brass teacher, or any brass pedagogy researcher.

“The Canadian Brass Master Class: Concepts in Brass Instruments & Ensemble Playing”

This is a video published by Hal Leonard in cooperation with MENC which covers some good breathing material, as well as other general brass techniques.

 

 

 

TubaPeople.com – Tuba Resources

 

Suggested Mouthpieces for Tuba

Conn Helleberg,Conn Helleberg 7B,Schilke Helleberg,Bach 18,Bach 24AW,Bach 7,Laskey 30H,Laskey 28H

Suggested BBb Tuba brands

Adams

Jupiter

King

Menil-Weston

Yamaha

Kanstul

Miraphone

Suggested CC Tuba brands

Miraphone

Meinl-Weston

Kanstul

Yamaha

Suggested Tuba Recording Artists

Roger Bobo,John Fletcher,Patrick Sheridan,Sam Pilafian (solo and with Empire Brass),Arnold Jacobs (solo and with Chicago Symphony), Harvey Phillips,Floyd Cooley,Toby Hanks,Velvet Brown,Oystein Baadsvik,Alan Baer,Gene Pokorny,Gene Dowling,Dan Perantoni,Jim Self,Michael Lind,David Zerkel

 

Pedagogical Resources (Podcasts, websites, books, CDs, DVDs)

TubaTalk” podcasts by Professor Grose accessed at TubaPeople.com or through iTunes contains his thoughts on achieving better brass playing..

WindSongPress

This is a wonderful resource for all things that are related to Arnold Jacobs. Owned and operated by Brian Frederiksen, WindSongPress.com offers a look (for free) at many of Mr. Jacobs’ teaching ideas, which were captured on video at many of his master classes.

YouTube – TubaPeopleTV

Through a series of interviews of his former students, TubaPeopleTV (TPTV) is dedicated to highlighting the pedagogy and professional stature of longtime Chicago Symphony principal tubist, Arnold Jacobs.

Portrait of an Artist: Arnold Jacobs (Summit Records)

Legacy of an Artist: Arnold Jacobs (Summit Records)

Some affectionately call these two CDs “Jake in a Box”.  They are extremely helpful pedagogical ideas in short bite-sized pieces and in “the master’s own voice.”

Arnold Jacobs: Song and Wind by Brian Frederiksen

This book is a comprehensive examination of Arnold Jacobs’ teaching.It is made user friendly by being divided by subject. So if you are looking to address a specific performance issue you can look it up and read what Mr. Jacobs had to say about the problem – Very helpful.

 

Brass Singers: The Teaching of Arnold Jacobs by Luis Loubriel

Brass Singers is a fantastic addition to the growing number of volumes available, which chronicle and illustrate the teaching of Arnold Jacobs. It is extremely well organized and user friendly. The index is superb helping to make this book an invaluable teaching, performance, and research resource. This is an absolute must-have for any brass musician, any brass teacher, or any brass pedagogy researcher.

“The Canadian Brass Master Class: Concepts in Brass Instruments & Ensemble Playing”

This is a video published by Hal Leonard in cooperation with MENC which covers some good breathing material, as well as other general brass techniques.