Say the notes!
1) Say the note names to the whole piece, or just a couple measures.
2) Say the note names and do the fingering/slide position.
3) Play the piece.
1) Play the first note of the piece or phrase a few times.
2) Play the first two notes a few times.
3) Repeat this process and add 1 note after you can do it 3 times successfully.
We will discuss more practice tricks as time goes on, you can also check the practice tricks sheet on the PRACTICE TOOLS page.