Part I takes away all fear from learning about music and how to play the flute. As a master musician and teacher Joe Procopio has shown a great many people how to play the flute. All of them are accomplished and happy with their success.
PART II is for those who already have some flute ability (intermediate or better) and would like to master the flute. To be a virtuoso on any musical instrument, you must know all your scales. keys and chords. Most method books published today are excellent sources for mastering scales, keys and chords but this book’s section will have you playing like a pro in the shortest possible time. In it is the Procopio method for learning all your chords in one beautiful, simple and easy exercise called The 48 Chord System. In addition, Prof Procopio has included some of his exclusive solos for flute including one with vibraphone, harp or piano accompaniment entitled: St. Mary’ Song -
A charming work for Flute and Vibraphone (or Piano). There is something about the wonderful marriage between flute and vibraphone with this magical haunting melody that delights all listeners. Easy to perform. Hard to forget.
Among other solos are:
Barbie - A beautiful flute solo designed by the composer to make any flutist shine. There are elements in the work that demand the listeners attention and , once achieved, reward the performer and listener with long lasting artistic appreciation.
Truly an exquisitely beautiful work of music for the Flute and Piano. Its premier performance was at the Civic Center in Syracuse, NY with nearly 3000 people in attendance that gave the performer (Judy Masterson) an overwhelming standing ovation.
To be sure, the inspired music and solos in The EasyWay To Play Flute are designed to guarantee success.