Born in Calais in 1946, Yves Demarle studied at the Paris Conservatoire where he won first prize for Trombone. He then went on to play with the Orchestre de Paris. His Flexibility for Tenor Trombone, therefore, is very well-informed.
This volume is essential to trombonists who already have experience of the instrument. Flexibility for Tenor Trombone addresses use of the tongue in conjuction with the air column, and are to be practised alongside the student's usual technical studies. All exercises should be practised up to the seventh position and repeated until they can be played with perfect synchronisation between the lips, tongue and jaw. With detailed instruction in French, English, German and Spanish, Demarle's Flexibility for Tenor Trombone is essential to the progression of technique of all aspiring trombonists.