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Simple Steps to Cultivate Your Best Marching Band Sound

By Jon Bubbett / October 10, 2018 / Comments Off on Simple Steps to Cultivate Your Best Marching Band Sound

A colleague of mine once asked, “Do our bands start sounding bad right before a contest or did we finally start listening?”  The earlier we start to really listen, the better our marching bands will be. As with concert band, jazz band and chamber ensembles, it takes daily cultivation and development over a long period…

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Breathing Clinic

By Jon Bubbett / September 25, 2018 / Comments Off on Breathing Clinic

Have you worked on breathing lately?  While it may sound simple, there’s nothing better than breathing exercises to help get your band ready for action.  The following are some teaching concepts you can use to teach dynamics and concepts of crescendos and decrescendos.   All exercises are to be done by blowing air through the instrument…

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Simple Steps to Cultivate Your Best Marching Band Sound

By Jon Bubbett

A colleague of mine once asked, “Do our bands start sounding bad right before…

Breathing Clinic

By Jon Bubbett

Have you worked on breathing lately?  While it may sound simple, there’s nothing better…