This book contains the famous sets of Long Tone Studies that Vincent Cichowicz used with his many outstanding students at Northwestern University and are used by trumpet players the world over. Also showcased in the book is his 1996 article from the Instrumentalist magazine, Teaching Concepts of Trumpet Playing, forewords by Charles Geyer and Barbara Butler commentaries from over a dozen former students and a biography of his father by Michael Cichowicz. This collector's edition will be a treasured book in your library and one that you will practice from daily. It features a play along CD with Tom Rolfs, Principal Trumpet with the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing all of the VC 1 exercises. This will help the listener define the approach to playing these studies from one of the finest trumpet players in the world.