June 8, 2022

INSA's Flute Lessons

May 4, 2022


I mentioned that you could use a review of some PLAYING POSITION info and also have a look at some LIPS info and think about how to apply it all to make your tone even better. Watch these videos carefully - and select full screen so you can REALLY see what's going on:
On Playing Position - pay particular attention to the "front and back" description. Are you holding your right arm back?
About the lips: wet v. dry
Pushing lips forward for mid/upper range
Little Suede Shoes SLOWER (fl+backing track)
00:00 / 02:32
Little Suede Shoes SLOWER backing track only
00:00 / 03:47
My Little Suede Shoes in Eb (fl+backing track)
00:00 / 01:53
My Little Suede Shoes backing track Eb
00:00 / 04:40
Some Bossa Nova tunes:
Girl From Ipanema in F (fl+backing)
00:00 / 01:23

The English words enter at 1:19 - listen to this a million times and sing along with it AND tap the pulse of the beat:

This play-along track has an 8-bar intro before the first note of the tune:

Wave in D (fl+backing)
00:00 / 01:31
Armando's Rhumba: