I have just purchased a Jupiter 1240 L-T bass trombone which has Thayer Valves. I am wondering if: It is possible to wash the instrument in the bath tub (will the Thayer Valves be ruined?) Can I ...
I'm playing on a very old Yamaha YBL bass trombone. Back when I played tenor I had very good tone quality, but now in the notes above the staff I'm getting a very sharp tone. Is there anything I can ...
I am hoping to audition for the New England Conservatory Preparatory School Youth Philharmonic Orchestra on bass trombone (website found here). As you can see, this is a very tough ensemble to get ...
I have difficulty cleanly attacking lower register notes with my f attachment .547 bore trombone using a 1&1/2g mouthpiece. Could I expect that a larger bore bass trombone would improve these ...
I have been playing bass trombone for about a year, and my problem is not positions or intonation, or air, but how to get a good big band (jazz band) bass trombone sound? I mean I listen to jazz bass ...
I played bass trombone at a pretty advanced level for many years. However, due to personal reasons I gave it up (I quit cold turkey). That was 15 years ago. I would like to get back into playing ...
I need advices to play between B♭1 and B♭2 on bass trombone with two valves. I come from tenor trombone (only one valve) and already have position chart. What I would like is how to efficiently move ...