With its simple slide design and straightforward approach to making music, the tenor trombone has been a mainstay through centuries of composition. In fact, it's one of the oldest brass instruments still in use today. And while the theory behind the trombone may be pretty clear-cut, learning how to properly play this beautiful brass instrument takes time, talent and dedication. And when you've spent countless hours practicing and perfecting your skills, you want an instrument that is going to make your sound shine - and there's no better way to do that than by playing one of the professional tenor trombones from this section.
Buying a new professional tenor trombone can be a fun, exciting process. Bearing that in mind, having an idea of what you're looking for will make your shopping experience even better. Start by thinking about the type of music you play. Are you looking for big brass sound that can fill a large venue? If that's the case, check out a trumpet like the BAC Custom Brass New Orleans Model Professional Jazz Trombone. Designed with input from Big Sam Williams of Big Sam's Funky Nation and Gregory Veils of the Grammy-winning ReBirth Brass Band, this medium-heavyweight trombone is equipped with a wide nickel slide that provides fantastic flexibility. Its powerful acoustic presence can be heard everywhere from the front row to the far corner of a packed performance space.
If you're after a professional tenor trombone that offers a more traditional sound, check out the Bach Stradivarius Artisan A47 trombone. Built around 85 years of classic Vincent Bach styling with a reverse tuning slide and hand-hammered Artisan bell, the Artisan Trombone has an intense focus on precision. As a result, it delivers a superior performance that will impress even the most discerning trombonist.
There is definitely more to think about when shopping for a professional tenor trombone than just the type of music you play. Things like budget, performance space and your own personal musical goals should all be considered before deciding which trombone is best for you. Because the trombones in this section are considered professional-level instruments, you can be sure that any one you choose is going to have what it takes to bring you many years of stunning tenor sound.