Below is a list of searches using subject headings that may prove useful when searching for trombone materials in VuFind, the online library catalog. Using quotation marks will return results containing the exact phrasing of the subject heading.
This resource is the first illustrated history of the horns that have defined jazz since the 1920s and enhanced more recent pop and rock music with their distinctive, classy sounds. The book includes specially commissioned photography and descriptive profiles of wood and brass manufacturers.
This is the first comprehensive study of the trombone in English, covering the instrument, its repertoire, the way it has been played, and the social, cultural, and aesthetic contexts within which it has developed. The book explores the origins of the instrument, its invention in the fifteenth century, and its story up to modern times, also revealing hidden aspects of the trombone in different eras and countries.
A History of the Trombone, the first title in the new series American Wind Band, is a comprehensive account of the development of the trombone from its initial form as a 14th-century Medieval trumpet to its alterations in the 15th century; from its marginalized use in a particular Renaissance ensemble to its acceptance in various kinds of artistic and popular music in the 19th and 20th centuries
This reference resource provides an overview of the history and use of the trombone between the years 1697 and 1811 in both America and Europe. The book accomplishes this through the reproduction of texts published during that time and their English translations and the examination of the use of the trombone in choral music, opera, symphonic music, and military music.
Edward "Kid" Ory (1886-1973) was a trombonist, composer, recording artist, and early New Orleans jazz band leader. Creole Trombone tells his story from birth on a rural sugar cane plantation in a French-speaking, ethnically mixed family, to his emergence in New Orleans as the city's hottest band leader. The Ory band featured such future jazz stars as Louis Armstrong and King Oliver, and was widely considered New Orleans's top "hot" band.
With Hit Me, Fred, sensational sideman Fred Wesley Jr. moves front and center to tell his life story. In addition to the skills he developed working with James Brown, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, and the many talented musicians in their milieu, Wesley describes the evolution of his trombone playing through stints with the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, Hank Ballard, and Count Basie's band.
This work documents the various turning points in the life of jazz legend J.J. Johnson, including his childhood and his first compositions. It also examines his classical roots thereby illustrating the composer known as the spiritual father of the trombone's technical and stylistic development.
Note: Periodicals are arranged alphabetically in MPAL.
The Historic Brass Society Journal is an annually-published and peer-reviewed journal distributed to members of the society and any subscribing libraries. The library has all current issues of the journal.
The ITA Journal is the main publication by the International Trombone Society, which is released as a quarterly magazine and includes scholarly articles, trombone news, job announcements, and reviews of literature and records. The library currently has all issues that have been released from its first publication in 1971 to the present.