If you were asked to sub at a rehearsal with a very good band (big band, show, brass band, whatever), would you or would you not want to bring the following items – in addition to your trombone and mouthpiece?
1) Your mutes (see previous posting)
2) A pencil

It’s not rocket science… It IS professionalism!


Hello all of you out in TROMBONELAND!

Here is the scenario:
You are a teacher in the middle of a lesson with a college student. The student, who has been working on, say, “Have You Met Miss Jones” for a month, continues to miss the changes in the bridge. When you point this out to the student, they reply with, “Are you sure?”