Today's app is the Music Lifeboat Presents Play Like A Prodigy: Learn Trumpet app:
Music Lifeboat Presents Play Like A Prodigy: Learn Trumpet (http://musiclifeboat.org) Take trumpet lessons with virtuoso musician Daniel Rosenboom, Los Angeles jazz and studio musician that can be heard on the soundtracks from Godzilla, Spider-Man 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Despicable Me 2, The Lone Ranger, A Million Ways to Die in the West, and many more; includes over 20 video lessons; curriculum was created by some of the leading music educators in the world; step-by-step method teaches the basics as well as advanced techniques; music notation is included; includes Meet Your Teacher, Introduction, Trumpet Basics, Cleaning Your Trumpet, A Beautiful Sound, The First Three Notes Tuning, Hot Crossed Buns, Using Our Tongue, Dynamics, The Scale, We Are Rollin’ Along, Crazy Stuff! Staccato, Legato, Slur, Accent, C Major Scale, Rehearsal Etiquette, Ode To Joy Part 1, Ode To Joy Part 2, Rockin’ Out The Blues, Vibrato, The Chromatic Scale; video instruction; 10% of all proceeds go to the non-profit The Harmony Project of America, a nonprofit that brings music education and instruments to underserved students; (iOS 7.1 or later).
Today's app is the Tune This! - Trumpet app:
Tune This! – Trumpet (https://medium.com/@alexanderjesse) Trumpet tuner; simple and accurate way to tune trumpet for practice or performance; accurate for professionals; easy for beginners; updated design and tuning flow; tune by pressing on a note, hearing the sound, and tuning instrument to the appropriate key; (iOS 10.3 or later).
Today's app is the Jazz Trumpet Pro app:
Jazz Trumpet Pro (http://appsdash.com/) Trumpet simulator app with notes and scales for different jazz, blues, major, and minor scales; includes rhythms and accompaniments with six different pad sounds; sounds are 100% real; video shows how to play the George Michael song “Careless Whisper”; in setting menu can mix the sounds and change the track volumes; video on website; (iOS 8.0 or later; Android 4.1 and up).
Today's app is the Brass Up! app:
Brass Up! (http://ideategames.com/?reqp=1&reqr=) Simulate fingerings for true practice of most of the valve brass instruments in any of 12 keys; random notes are presented in the selected key; select scales or Arban-style exercises; Learn Mode shows fingerings; Drill Mode; reference lookup of all notes in all 12 keys; alternate fingerings included and accepted; includes trumpet, euphonium, baritone, b-flat and e-flat tuba, and French horn; 3-valve, 4-valve, and 3+1 valve configurations; (iOS 8.0 or later).
Brass Apps this week!
Heavy Brass (http://crudebyte.com/heavy-brass/) Modern brass sounds provided by a virtual MIDI instrument; includes Trumpet, Trombone, and Saxophone sampled in four different brass sections; demo video on product website; supports Audio Unit v3, Inter-App Audio, and Audiobus; use with other apps; external MIDI keyboards and controllers are supported via Lightning/USB cable connection as well as wireless via Bluetooth LE MIDI; three fundamental sound categories include Singles, Switches, and Combis; with Switch Sounds can either switch or crossfade between configurable articulations; with Combi Sounds can switch or crossfade between predefined articulations; 24 Single Sounds include: Solo Trumpet, Solo Sax, Solo Trombone, Heavy Brass 1-4, Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 4, Crescendo, Growl, Doiks, Shaker 1, Shaker 2, Staccato 1, Staccato 2, Staccato Sax 1, Staccato Sax 2, Falls 1, Falls 2, Falls 3, and Falls 4; Switch Sounds include five base sounds: Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 4, and Crescendo, which are switchable or crossfadeable to four alternative articulations including Shaker, Growl, Doiks, or Falls; 16 Combi Sounds include: Sections Velocity Layer 1, Sections Velocity Layer 2, Sections Velocity Layer 3, Sections Velocity Layer 4, Sections Velocity Layer 5, Sections Velocity Layer 6, Sections Modwheel Layer 1, Sections Modwheel Layer 2, Staccato Layer 1, Staccato Layer 2, Staccato Round Robin 1, Staccato Round Robin 2, Staccato Round Robin 3, Sections & Staccato Round Robin 1, Sections & Staccato Round Robin 2, and Sections & Staccato Round Robin 3; low latency disk streaming; polyphony up to several hundred stereo voices; configurable audio latency down to 1 ms; integrated effects with 18 presets; save entire state as user presets; 16 parts; provides Audio Unit v3 plugin version which allows it to be used as a virtual instrument directly within third-party multi-track DAW apps; support for Apple's Inter-App Audio system; Audiobus support; MIDI velocity response curve editor; Master Tune & Scale Tuning; can keep running in the background; virtual on-screen piano keyboard with velocity support, scalable, and scrollable; MIDI Player/Recorder; record, save, and load songs in standard MIDI file format; share songs as audio files; unlimited amount of tracks; configurable target MIDI channel per track; unlimited recording and playback length; open MIDI (.mid) files directly from other apps; download or upload MIDI files with iTunes; load favorite songs as MIDI files from the Internet and watch the virtual keyboard to see how to play; metronome; use the Tempo Zoom dial knob to slow down playback at any time and learn songs more easily; (iOS 9.3 or later).
Today's app is the Uke Like The Pros - Learn and Play Ukulele app:
Uke Like The Pros - Learn and Play Ukulele (https://www.ukelikethepros.com) Taught by Terry Carter; Lessons that appear in the app include: 1. Parts of the ukulele; 2. Understanding Rhythms; 3. Essential strum pattern #1; 4. Essential strum pattern #2; 5. Essential strum pattern #3; 6. Essential strum pattern #4; 7. Essential strum pattern #5; 8. Essential strum pattern #6; 9. Style of Let It Be; 10. Blues Shuffle; 11. Fingerpicking; 12. Style of Knockin' On Heaven's Door; 13. Style of Brown Eyed Girl; 14. Style of Johnny B. Goode; 15. Style of Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay; 16. Style of La Bamba; 17. Style of Riptide; 18. Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scales; 19. Major Scales; 20. Natural Minor and Harmonic Minor Scales; 21. Whole Tone Scale; 22. Style of I'm Yours; 23. Style of Somewhere Over The Rainbow; 24. Reggae; 25. Blues Rasqueado; 26. Blues Triplet Strum; 27. Style of Stormy Monday; 28. Jazz Blues; (iOS 7.1 or later).
Today's app is the Ukeoke Ukulele Karaoke and Tuner app:
Ukeoke Ukulele Karaoke and Tuner (https://musopia.net/ukeoke/) Learn new songs; beginner-friendly songbook; includes latest pop tunes to classic rock anthems; breaks down songs into simple ukulele chords; no knowledge of tabs or sheet music required; songs are displayed in a play-along style with easy chords, adjustable backing tracks, and lyrics; app listens to user play and gives feedback on how to improve; learning tool for beginners; songbook for more advanced players; simplified chords for every song; play along by learning four chords; video tutorials by Justin Guitar; adjustable tempo; transposition to easier chords; track progress and receive useful tips and feedback; extensive songbook with songs ready to be played at first sight; lyrics included to sing along; engage students with different skill levels; endless supply of songs for students; create fun and engaging lesson plans; accurate and easy-to-use tuner; new songs added every week in multiple genres; (iOS 9.0 or later; Android varies with device).
Today's app is the Kala Ukulele and Songbook app:
Kala Ukulele and Songbook App (https://musopia.net/contact/) Tune ukulele and learn new songs; includes easy-to-play-along chords, lyrics, and backing tracks, Color Chord system, and feedback; breaks down songs into four simple ukulele chords; no knowledge of tabs or sheet music required; easy-to-play versions of over 100 traditional songs for free; subscribe to get full access to over 2000 hit songs; learning tool for beginners; songbook for more advanced players; works with the Color Chords system; easy-to-use play along system to learn how to play ukulele songs; displays the songs in a play-along style with easy chords, lyrics, and adjustable backing tracks; uses device’s microphone to track playing and offers feedback on how to improve skills and speed up progress; chords and strumming video tutorials; Signature Color Chords song category matches the Learn to Play Color Chord System; useful tips on how to improve skills; tracks performance and gives feedback; extra tools including tutorial videos, adjustable tempo, transposing to easier chords, chord charts, and a strum machine; accurate and easy-to-use tuner; select favorite songs from music library to create own songbook; (iOS 9.0 or later).
Today's app is the iUke - Learn and Play Ukulele Songs app:
iUke - Learn and Play Ukulele Songs (http://eumlab.com/iuke/) Ukulele learning app: virtual songbook allows user to master the instrument through the playing of tunes; intuitive system; interface displays both the strumming pattern and chord diagrams in real time; fully customizable songs; transpose the key, BPM, and difficulty settings; play solo or with a virtual band; use inbuilt looper to practice tricky parts; record playing in high-quality and share; includes festive and popular songs; for both beginners and experienced players; all-in-one song learning tool for ukulele; (iOS 7.0 or later).
Today's app is the UkuleleTabs app:
UkuleleTabs (https://www.ukulele-tabs.com/) Official mobile app to browse the collection of tabs available at ukulele-tabs.com; browse and search for tabs, artists, and styles; songbook integration; create set lists and favorite tabs; save tabs for offline use; edit tabs to preference; sync edited tabs via iCloud; auto scroller and chord transposer; soprano and baritone tuning; ukulele chord viewer and tuner; (iOS 8.4 or later).