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4 January 2021

Press release by Schott Music

The Essence of Bebop – Trumpet

10 great studies in the style and language of bebop

Jim Snidero / Brian Lynch (soloist)


  • Trumpet studies and methods to help you master bebop
  • Play-along online audio file performed by Brian Lynch
  • For intermediate to advanced-level trumpeters


The Essence of Bebop is the new series by critically acclaimed New York saxophonist Jim Snidero. The Essence of Bebop reveals the heart and soul of this groundbreaking jazz style and is the first real “manual” for mastering bebop.

The 10 enjoyable-to-play studies are inspired by Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, and many more, offering a unique basis for study and analysis.

The soloist on the audio tracks is Brian Lynch.