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Foden's look to improvise

In the second of their acclaimed series as part of their Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan, John Barber and Andy Scott look at the topic of musical improvisation.

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  Foden's trombone star John Barber and composer Andy Scott look at the difficult subject of 'How to Improvise'.

In their latest video release as part of their Arts Council England 'Grants for the Arts: Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan trombone star John Barber and composer Andy Scott look at the difficult subject of 'How to Improvise' — a topic that is a must for brass players who are looking to add an extra skill set to their repertoire.

https:/­/­youtu.be/­2t307w5RNqU

More videos

In their first release John and Andy looked at 'Soul, Feel and Groove'

https:/­/­www.youtube.com/­watch?v=maLx3_ZVIKU



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