Just Tunes – Solo Book – Bb Valved Instruments (printed)


This collection of 15 melodies tunes provides accessible repertoire for the learning brass player.  It’s not another tutor book, it’s not trying to replace the brass teacher … it’s simply Just Tunes.  It includes varied styles of music, written to engage and challenge the learner player – suitable from pre-grade up to grade 4/5 – offering a wider choice of music to enjoy, just for the fun of it!

Professionally recorded backing tracks, with and without soloist (on Bb Trumpet) are provided as part of this item’s purchase (they’re automatically added to your order and you will be provided with a download link after check-out).  The backing-tracks are a valuable bonus to help encourage the student to rehearse and to be inspired by hearing the recorded soloist perform.

A piano accompaniment book is available separately.
Save! A combined package of the Just Tunes solo book (with backing tracks) and piano accompaniment book is also available.

Listen to a Sample Backing Track – Synco Synchro:

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This book and its associated backing tracks has been created with the Bb Trumpet or Cornet player in mind, but is equally suitable for all Bb flat valved instruments.  Books for Trombone in Treble Clef and Bass Clef are also available.

Just Tunes has been written to expand and enhance the repertoire available to instrumental teachers and to support the development of playing styles, techniques and note range in their students.  Provided with helpful hints, rudimentary theory and explanations of terms and techniques throughout the collection, Just Tunes offers both student and teacher an ideal resource to extend a wider musical knowledge.

Just Tunes Playlist:

  1. Mean Ol’ Blues
  2. Midnight
  3. Synco Synchro
  4. Drivin’ Home
  5. Lazy Boy Blues
  6. Dragon’s 2-Step
  7. Song for Suzanne
  8. Russian Dance
  9. Line Dancin’
  10. Shoe Shine Shuffle
  11. Spanish Tango
  12. Amazing Grace
  13. Turnaround
  14. Workforce
  15. Engine Room

Suitable for students from non-grade through to approximately Grade 4/5, and professionally recorded backing tracks (with and without the solo line) help to provide extra encouragement and guidance during practice sessions.

To aid the teacher’s selection, each piece indicates the range of notes required to perform the piece, enabling a structured learning experience as the player becomes more confident with new notes.

Should the student wish to perform any of the pieces publicly, a printed piano accompaniment is also available which can be purchased separately.

This collection of tunes helps to supplement accessible repertoire for the learning brass player.  It’s not another tutor book, it’s not trying to replace the brass teacher … it’s simply Just Tunes.  Fun and varied styles of music written with specifically to challenge the learner player and offer them a wider choice of music to enjoy.

Additional information

Weight 0.3 kg


Martin Thomson



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