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The 10 worst things about playing the trombone
Here are the 10 worst things that could only happen to you… Trombonists trump even the legendary ‘ba-dum tish’ sound when it comes to comedy. There’s the tragic wa-wa-wah, the pratfall waaaa-oooo-aaaap, and the Jonny Briggs theme tune for starters.
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On Key: An Accordion Player Fills an Orchestral Gap
Among its ranks, the New York Philharmonic counts 28 violinists, 11 cellists, four flutists, three trombonists and even one bass trombonist. But when the call came for an accordionist this past week, the orchestra had to go outside its circle. The ensemble …
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University of Redlands: Pokorny Low Brass Seminar slated July 5-9
July 7: Trombonists Timothy Higgins and Michael Mulcahy present a faculty recital at 4 p.m. in the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall in Watchorn Hall. • July 8: Sergio Carolino, tuba, presents a faculty recital at 4 p.m. in the University of Redlands …
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musicEastman Summer Trombone Institute Celebrates 10 Years!
So, they created the Eastman Summer Trombone Institute (or ESTI) to replicate that connection with other trombonists of all ages. Indeed, Kellogg is proud of the fact that the Trombone Institute welcomes high school and collegiate students, as well as band …

Jazz helped break down U.S. racial barriers
Female singers, or as they were derisively called “canaries,” “warblers” or “thrushes,” were more acceptable than female drummers, saxophonists, trumpeters or trombonists. Especially so if they were gorgeous and sexy. They were often seen as a sexual …
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Why The iPhone Is Revolutionary: Leaf Trombone Edition
Smule’s newest game, Leaf Trombone World Stage, is a hit, too. The company says “Leaf Trombonists” have already played more than 100,000 times on the “World Stage,” getting judged by other app owners. (The app launched two weeks ago.) Smule adds …
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music‘Bones in the spotlight
“To use John’s term, more hipster. Kind of a ‘Catch this if you can.’” As the group played several pieces they’ll perform both locally and in China, trombonists weighed in as well, making suggestions about tempo and articulation. “That’s …

Freshman member finds place in marching band
He picked up the trombone in the fifth grade and never looked back. This year, he is one of 31 trombonists in the Cornhusker Marching Band. “Playing and performing music is just a different experience in its own,” Essman said. “No matter how many …
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Teen trombonist Rachel Waterbury teams with Cleveland Orchestra pals on behalf of Israeli orphanage
These musicians will share the stage in works by Mahler, Purcell, Rossini, Beethoven and friends with La Rosa’s students from Cleveland Institute of Music, trombonists Paul Ferguson, Jason Smith and Ed Zadrozny, violinist Mari Sato and institute faculty …
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Moriches, NY – November 17th, 2014 – Two William Floyd Middle School trombone players – Anthony Hristidis and Zachary Neikens – have been selected to represent their school and their district at the annual New York State Band Directors Association …
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Trombonists jam at Bootlegger
It was a jam session for the ages at the Bootlegger Bistro on Sunday. About 40 to 50 trombonists, some of the best in the world, joined the Gus Mancuso Trio shortly after performing in the 24th annual 76 Trombones 4 Concert at Artemus Ham Concert Hall as …
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The five best college football finishes of all-time
2. “The Play”: Stanford at California, Nov. 20, 1982 This play – The Play, to most – continues to serve as a reminder to trombonists everywhere: Stay in your seats until the whistle blows. How things reached that point, with the band out on the field …
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musicSCF Foundation Sundays at Neel to present Glenn Miller Orchestra
The orchestra consists of music director Nick Hilscher, five saxophone players, four trumpeters, four trombonists, three rhythm musicians on piano, bass and drums, and a male and female vocalist. The Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform its signature …
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REVIEW: Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra wow the crowd at
Playing alongside his boogie woogie band complete with five saxaphonists, three trumpet players and three trombonists, Jools was no different to how you’d expect – taking time between songs to talk passionately about his band members and his eclectic …
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RVA photos on display
Holiday Jazz Concert, 2-3 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Take a break from the holiday rush and enjoy seasonal music performed by local trombonists Charles Newton, John Bracey, Bob Ellithorpe, Barry Wisner and Ross Wright. Free. 751-CCPL …
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musicFemale trombonist fought battle against orchestra sexism
Trombonist Abbie Conant fought a 13-year legal battle against sexism in the Munich Philharmonic. Conant will speak about her experience as part of the University of Victoria’s Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture Series. Photograph By LYLE STAFFORD, …
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A Top Trombonist, NPR, and CapitalBop: Jazz Setlist, December 11-17
Shannon Gunn One of the area’s top trombonists, Shannon Gunn, doesn’t get enough showcase gigs of her own. Most likely, you’ll see her with a big band, either the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra or her own Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes. But with the …
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Sometimes Golden Oldies Means the Band, Not the Music
Little by little, mandolin players and trombonists came into his life again, if more in his spare time than before. Since then, he has released a CD of his quirky semi-rock music, and he plays at farmers’ markets and coffeehouses and the occasional party.
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