This book is such a cool find! Originally published in France, this method for the jazz trumpet by Leo Laurent takes you through a variety of exercises in rhythms, intervals, and arpeggios before moving on to syncopations, breaks, and finally a full set of examples and excerpts from the jazz cannon, including many works by Duke Ellington. You can see the full list of excerpts in the first page of the samples. The book concludes with 3 original jazz etudes that are guaranteed to blow your socks off.
Don’t be put off by the french name, there are no french instructions past the title page. Grab your horn and try the samples, then grab an immediate PDF download above.