STRATOS featured in Brass Band World

Check out the final part of my 3 part Pro-Practice series in the November 2016 issue of Brass Band World. The article covers tips and tricks using STRATOS for test-piece preparation.

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Stratos – a global product or just hype ?

I am sure we all know of products that make advertising claims that cannot be checked or be backed up by data. Some of you may have noticed adverts, in Brass magazines and online, where I have claimed that hundreds

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Stratos in Big Band Buddies

STRATOS was featured in an article in the March 2016 edition of Big Band Buddies International magazine  (www.bigbandbuddies.co.uk ). The piece was entitled ” Cushion The Blow With Stratos”  and covers the background behind the genesis of Stratos and also some

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Stratos News – July 2015

ITF Valencia 2015 Marcus is now back in the UK following his successful and enjoyable visit to the International Trombone Festival in Valencia. As well as a chance to demonstrate what Stratos help a brass player achieve, to both players

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STRATOS – Valencia 2015 Special Price

To mark our attendance at the International Trombone Festival 2015 in Valencia, Spain, Brasslessons4u are offering our STRATOS Embouchure Training System at a special price of just ***** £141.67 (Excl. VAT) + shipping & packaging ***** This offer will available

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Stratos Special Price Offer

To mark our attendance at the International Trumpet Guild Conference 2015 in Columbus, Ohio, Brasslessons4u are offering our STRATOS Embouchure Training System at a special price of just ***** £145.83 (Excl. VAT) + shipping & packaging ***** This offer will

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Stratos News October 2014

It has been exciting times at Stratos HQ with the delivery of a box of shiny new Stratos Embouchure Systems (… well I got excited at least). These newer models incorporate a number of refinements in the design, but more

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Stratos News – July 2014

New Shipping Charges It is a truism that we live in an ever changing world. It also appears to be the case that everything becomes more and more expensive. The good news is that, at the  present moment in time,

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So what’s this embouchure thingummy?

Since Stratos is described as an embouchure training system I thought that this post should give an overview of embouchure. Nothing too deep or technical, but so we all have a standard frame of reference when looking at the benefits

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General advice

Come back to visit this page – I’ll be adding more tips and suggestions as time goes on. In the meantime, here are some ideas to help you. 1. Don’t play twice. Some players articulate each note with a new

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