Re: Essential for Daily Practice

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Posted by russell on June 30, 2003 at 11:52:27:

In Reply to: Essential for Daily Practice posted by Scott on June 30, 2003 at 09:43:42:

"What elements of playing (i.e. lip slurs, multiple tonguing, sight reading, scales, etc.) should be practiced everyday?"

I'd say all of them! I do some of each every day. I focus on some more than others based on my goals/strengths (as mary ann suggested), but i make sure that i hit all of those areas (even for only 5-10 mins). If i did a lot of playing the day before (chops are tired or sore) you can bet i will start with tons of long tones.

Each person has their own strengths and weaknesses- tailor your practice routine around them and make your weaknesses stronger.

Russell 'who has the technical facility of a four-year-old so i practice arban and clarke a lot' Diggins

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