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  Lip Slurs-Exercises for Tone & Technique

Lip Slurs is an 84-page comprehensive supplement for any trombone (or euphonium) player wishing to build technique and improve tone quality. The difficulty ranges from basic to virtuoso. It includes three main sections:
1. Slow Slurs - To build tone, improve range and develop control;
2. Fast Slurs - To build facility throughout the range of the instrument;
3. Lip Slur Melodies - Etudes reminiscent of the Bordogni vocalizes with an interesting twist: all the legato phrases can be played completely with natural lip slurs.

This is the bible of lip slurs. If you ever get bored of your routine, simply get a copy of Brad Edwards' Lip Slur Book and these exercises will last you a lifetime. I have always said that it essential to visit lip slurs every day you pick up the horn. This is the perfect book to keep you going.
—Joe Alessi, Principal Trombone, New York Philharmonic

In his book "Lip Slurs," Brad Edwards has taken an important part of the trombone player's daily routine and added clarity to it. His approach is sensible, the exercises are comprehensive and the result is undeniably positive. Kudos to Brad Edwards for this excellent addition to the trombone repertoire; he has brought the concept of the lip slur forward to the post-modern trombonist who may have mistakenly thought that he already understood the subject well enough.
—Douglas Yeo, Bass Trombonist, Boston Symphony Orchestra

"I think it is the best comprehensive lip slur book I have ever used. I would recommend this book for all levels beginning through professional and tenor through bass, just great!"
—Don Lucas, Boston University

I've been making my way through your Lip Slurs book, and I'm really excited about it. You have hit the nail on the head with this approach, and I think it will become a staple in the etude repertoire. Every chance I get, I've been telling trombone players to watch for its publication. You should consider putting it in treble clef and selling it for trumpet and horn players. Consider how many books we play on trombone that were originally for trumpet or horn.
—Milt Stevens, late Principal Trombonist, National Symphony Orchestra

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