Greetings, fellow trombonists! Below are some recordings especially for students who are planning to audition for All-District Band here in Central NC on January 7th. When making these recordings, I focused mainly on bringing out the style, mood, and feeling of each piece. The idea was to interpret these not as “those solos everyone has [...]
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I stumbled upon this great post on the Trombone-L discussion list, and had to share it. Basically, this guy went to one of Joe Alessi’s trombone seminars, and then ever-so-kindly posted his notes for the benefit of trombonekind: http://maillists.samford.edu/pipermail/trombone-l/2005-September/003589.html. Each of these tips is an absolute gem. Enjoy!
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Over several years of teaching private trombone lessons, I’ve noticed a trend among students to focus their practice on the ensemble music assigned to them by their band director at school, and shy away from doing anything else. Unfortunately, band music for young trombonists doesn’t tend to be very challenging…so when it’s all that kids [...]