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Gigbag: March 2002

Shulman System for Brass

“I heard Randy Brecker uses a tire-jack to help him breathe properly while he plays. I’m gonna get me a tire-jack and learn to play trumpet.” That’s no tire-jack, genius, it’s the Shulman System for Brass. Featuring a resonating-balance-stabilization device that functions as an extension of your body, the Shulman System’s adjustable arm extends outward from the chest (suspended from a neck-strap) to balance and stabilize your instrument, removing excess mouthpiece pressure and body tension, and promoting proper alignment. Brecker does use it. So do Laurie Frink and John McNeil. So should you.

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