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When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Trombone?

  As the parent of a trombone student, you’ve probably been to your fair share of student performances and had plenty of exposure to the pleasant (and not so pleasant) sounds of…

5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Trombone Players 2020

Trombone players are special people, but since you’re reading this you probably already knew that. Whether the one in your life is a promising student or a seasoned player, there’s no better…

Trombone Embouchure: Tips & Advice

In music, embouchure refers to the way in which a musician applies their mouth to the mouthpiece of a brass or wind instrument. Although embouchure is important to saxophonists, trumpet players, and…

How to Make the Most of Your Trombone Lessons

How to Make the Most of Your Trombone Lessons

Whether you’ve just enrolled your child in trombone lessons for the very first time or they’re back in lessons after taking an extended break, excelling at an instrument takes more than just…

Trombone Mouthpiece: A Buying Guide

Trombone Mouthpieces: A Buying Guide

If you or your child are interested in learning to play the trombone, there’s a lot you’re going to learn. Inexperienced and aspiring trombone players may not be aware, for example, that…

What Are the Different Parts of the Trombone?

What Are the Different Parts of the Trombone?

If you’re thinking about enrolling your child in marching band, selecting an instrument is part of the process–and the trombone is a popular choice. The trombone’s ancestor was a medieval instrument called…

The Anatomy of a Trombone Mouthpiece

The Anatomy of a Trombone Mouthpiece

Every trombonist should have a fundamental understanding of their instrument’s mouthpiece and how it works. Whether it’s through experimentation, independent research, or time spent with an instructor disassembling and reassembling your instrument,…

Common Repairs for Trombones

Common Repairs for Trombones

For a trombone to function and play properly, all of the various pieces of the instrument need to work together. Because of this, it’s not uncommon that one small problem can throw…

Trombone Rental vs. Purchase: Which is Right for You?

Trombone Rental vs. Purchase: Which is Right for You?

In the world of musical instruments, the question about whether it’s better to purchase an instrument or rent one comes up often. When it comes to the trombone, as with other instruments,…