Jiggs Whigham (b.1943)

Jazz Trombone

Concepts, Ideas and Examples (Lehrmaterial) (Teaching material)

for: Trombone

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.430824
Author/ComposerJiggs Whigham
EditorJohn Kember
Scope80 pages; 23 × 30 cm
Release year2006
Publisher/ProducerSchott Music
Producer No.ED 12710
28.00 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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Internationally-renowned jazz trombone player, director/conductor and master teacher Jiggs Whigham shares his experience and expertise with trombone and jazz enthusiasts. For intermediate to advanced players, this book offers a fascinating insight into the professional world of trombone playing. Featuring the BBC Big Band, the enhanced CD/CD-Rom provides the opportunity to listen to and play along with some of the finest musicians in the world. On the CD's video clips Jiggs demonstrates various playing techniques and presents an invaluable commentary to help students develop their own playing.


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Concepts and ideas: Practicing
  • Technique
  • Intonation
  • Internalizing
  • Performing
  • Improvising
  • Using scales
  • Style
  • Finding a Teacher
  • Gratitude
  • Examples: Miller
  • Kenton
  • Woody
  • Basie
  • Dorsey
  • BBC Big Band
  • Discography
  • A few questions answered
  • Important jazz trombone players
  • Some suggested listening
  • Postscript
  • Enhanced CD Contents