Trombone Library

Learn to play the Trombone easily and well with engaging instruction and self-paced curriculum. Following the professional step-by-step instruction, intermediate players will learn to enhance your already developing Trombone technique through the advanced library of video lessons. There’s something for every player in the Trombone Library.

Overview

The uniqueness of the Trombone is one attraction so many players have to this fun and powerful instrument. With a slide instead of valves, Trombone is also one of the most enjoyable instruments to play. Learn to create the Trombone’s characteristic sound right from the start through the sequential instruction in the Trombone Library. The MusicProfessor instructors will lead you from opening your case for the first time through performing intermediate-level solos and etudes, all at your own pace and on any device.

This video library is perfect for:
  • First-time players ready to get playing
  • Intermediate instrumentalists looking to hone their performance skills
  • All players interested in self-paced, authentic instruction
In this library you’ll learn:
  • Instrument care and proper body position
  • How to hold the instrument and make your first sounds
  • Instrument-specific techniques to enhance your playing
  • Intermediate and advanced techniques and repertoire

Curriculum

Level 1 Trombone

By Benjamin Osborne
  • 0 Lessons
  • Benjamin Osborne
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: The Slide
  • Lesson 3: The Bell
  • Lesson 4: Types of Trombones
  • Lesson 5: Mouthpieces
  • Lesson 6: Handling the Instrument
  • Lesson 7: Putting it in the Case
  • Lesson 8: Posture
  • Lesson 9: What's in Your Case?
  • Lesson 10: Review
  • Lesson 11: Intro
  • Lesson 12: Recap
  • Lesson 13: Air
  • Lesson 14: Breathing Exercises
  • Lesson 15: Mouthpiece Placement
  • Lesson 16: Buzzing
  • Lesson 17: Note F
  • Lesson 18: Characteristics of a Good Sound
  • Lesson 19: Getting to Know F
  • Lesson 20: Smearing
  • Lesson 21: Changing Pitches
  • Lesson 22: Note Low Bb
  • Lesson 23: Getting to Know Low Bb
  • Lesson 24: Note High Bb
  • Lesson 25: Getting to Know High Bb
  • Lesson 26: Exercise
  • Lesson 27: Review
  • Lesson 28: Intro
  • Lesson 29: Recap
  • Lesson 30: Glissando
  • Lesson 31: Positions
  • Lesson 32: Proper Articulation
  • Lesson 33: Pointing Exercise
  • Lesson 34: Articulation Exercises
  • Lesson 35: More Articulation Exercises
  • Lesson 36: Review
  • Lesson 37: Intro
  • Lesson 38: Recap
  • Lesson 39: Rhythmic Notation
  • Lesson 40: Counting
  • Lesson 41: Time Signature
  • Lesson 42: The Staff
  • Lesson 43: Music on the Staff
  • Lesson 44: Changing Pitch and Rhythm
  • Lesson 45: Partials
  • Lesson 46: Tuning Positions
  • Lesson 47: Tuning Positions on the Mid Bb Partial
  • Lesson 48: Tuning Positions on the Low Bb Partial
  • Lesson 49: Review
  • Lesson 50: Intro
  • Lesson 51: Recap
  • Lesson 52: Slide Technique
  • Lesson 53: Note E
  • Lesson 54: Exercise - Getting to Know E
  • Lesson 55: Note Low A
  • Lesson 56: Exercise - Getting to Know Low A
  • Lesson 57: Note Middle A
  • Lesson 58: Exercise - Getting to Know Middle A
  • Lesson 59: Note Eb
  • Lesson 60: Exercise 1.4 - Getting to Know Eb
  • Lesson 61: Note Low Ab
  • Lesson 62: Exercise - Getting to Know Low Ab
  • Lesson 63: Note Middle Ab
  • Lesson 64: Exercise - Getting to Know Middle Ab
  • Lesson 65: Exercise - Dotted Half Note
  • Lesson 66: Exercise - 3-4 Time
  • Lesson 67: Melody - 'A Music Professor Tune'
  • Lesson 68: Review
  • Lesson 69: Intro
  • Lesson 70: Recap
  • Lesson 71: Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 72: Note D
  • Lesson 73: Exercise - Getting to Know D
  • Lesson 74: Note Low G
  • Lesson 75: Exercise - Getting to Know Low G
  • Lesson 76: Note Middle G
  • Lesson 77: Exercise - Getting to Know Middle G
  • Lesson 78: Note C
  • Lesson 79: Exercise - Getting to Know C
  • Lesson 80: Exercise - Bb Scale
  • Lesson 81: Melody - 'Twinkle'
  • Lesson 82: Warming Up
  • Lesson 83: Warming Up with Articulations
  • Lesson 84: Review
  • Lesson 85: Intro
  • Lesson 86: Recap
  • Lesson 87: Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 88: D Partial
  • Lesson 89: Note D
  • Module 90: Exercise - Getting to Know D
  • Lesson 91: Note C
  • Lesson 92: Exercise - Getting to Know C
  • Lesson 93: Melody - 'Tisket'
  • Lesson 94: Note C#-Db
  • Lesson 95: Exercise - Getting to Know C#-Db
  • Lesson 96: Key Signatures
  • Lesson 97: Scale Bb Major
  • Lesson 98: Melody - 'Skip to My Lou'
  • Lesson 99: Review
  • Lesson 100: Intro
  • Lesson 101: Recap
  • Lesson 102: Bb Scale Pattern
  • Lesson 103: Note B
  • Lesson 104: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to Know B
  • Lesson 105: Scale C Major
  • Lesson 106: Exercise - Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 107: Melody - 'Skip to My Lou'
  • Lesson 108: Melody - William Tell
  • Lesson 109: Review
  • Lesson 110: Intro
  • Lesson 111: Recap
  • Lesson 112: Melody - 'Lullaby'
  • Lesson 113: Note Db
  • Lesson 114: Exercise - Getting to Know Db
  • Lesson 115: Note Low Gb
  • Lesson 116: Exercise - Getting to Know Low Gb
  • Lesson 117: Note Gb
  • Lesson 118: Exercise - Getting to Know Gb
  • Lesson 119: Scale Db Major
  • Lesson 120: Melody - 'On Top of Old Smokey'
  • Lesson 121: Scale Ab Major
  • Lesson 122: Melody - 'On Top of Old Smokey'
  • Lesson 123: Review

Level 2 Trombone

By Benjamin Osborne
  • 124 Lessons
  • Benjamin Osborne
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: Recap
  • Lesson 3: Exercise - Dotted Quarter Notes
  • Lesson 4: Note F#
  • Lesson 5: Exercise - Getting to Know F#
  • Lesson 6: Melody - 'New World'
  • Lesson 7: Note B
  • Lesson 8: Exercise - Getting to Know B
  • Lesson 9: Melody - 'This Old Man'
  • Lesson 10: The F Attachment
  • Lesson 11: Getting to Know the F Attachment
  • Lesson 12: Scale G Major
  • Lesson 13: Melody - 'This Old Man'
  • Lesson 14: Melody - Auld Lang Syne
  • Lesson 15: Review
  • Lesson 16: Intro
  • Lesson 17: Recap
  • Lesson 18: Exercise - 16th Notes
  • Lesson 19: Melody - 'Mockingbird'
  • Lesson 20: Note F
  • Lesson 21: Exercise - Getting to Know F
  • Lesson 22: Scale F Major
  • Lesson 23: Melody - Home on the Range
  • Lesson 24: Exercise - Legato
  • Lesson 25: Exercise - Same Pitch Articulation
  • Lesson 26: Exercise - Changing Pitch Articulation
  • Lesson 27: Exercise - Eighth Note Legato
  • Lesson 28: Melody - 'Explanation'
  • Lesson 29: Melody - 'Hymn Tune'
  • Lesson 30: Review
  • Lesson 31: Intro
  • Lesson 32: Recap
  • Lesson 33: High F Partial
  • Lesson 34: Note F
  • Lesson 35: Exercise - Getting to Know F
  • Lesson 36: Note Eb
  • Lesson 37: Exercise - Getting to Know Eb
  • Lesson 38: Melody - 'Ode to Joy'
  • Lesson 39: Note E
  • Lesson 40: Exercise - Getting to Know E
  • Lesson 41: Melody - 'Man on a Trapeze'
  • Lesson 42: Scale Eb Major
  • Lesson 43: Melody - 'Haydn's Surprise'
  • Lesson 44: Scale F Major - Upper Octave
  • Lesson 45: Review
  • Lesson 46: Intro
  • Lesson 47: Recap
  • Lesson 48: Dynamics
  • Lesson 49: Rhythm
  • Lesson 50: Melody - 'Baa Baa Black Sheep'
  • Lesson 51: Melody - 'Old MacDonald'
  • Lesson 52: Scale D Major
  • Lesson 53: Melody - 'My Country'
  • Lesson 54: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 55: Review
  • Lesson 56: Intro
  • Lesson 57: Recap
  • Lesson 58: Recap - Articulation
  • Lesson 59: Note E
  • Lesson 60: Exercise - Getting to Know E
  • Lesson 61: Exercise - Triplets
  • Lesson 62: Melody - 'Sweet Betsy'
  • Lesson 63: Exercise - 6-8 Time
  • Lesson 64: Melody - 'Sweet Betsy'
  • Lesson 65: Melody - 'Carnival of Venice'
  • Lesson 66: Scale A Major
  • Lesson 67: Melody - 'On the River'
  • Lesson 68: Review
  • Lesson 69: Intro
  • Lesson 70: Recap
  • Lesson 71: Exercise - Dotted Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 72: Melody - 'Alouette'
  • Lesson 73: Melody - 'Alouette and Da Capo'
  • Lesson 74: Melody - 'Beautiful Dreamer'
  • Lesson 75: Melody - 'Sorcerer's Apprentice '
  • Lesson 76: Melody - 'Sorcerer's Apprentice'
  • Lesson 77: Scale Gb Major
  • Lesson 78: Review
  • Lesson 79: Intro
  • Lesson 80: Recap
  • Lesson 81: Melody - 'Aida'
  • Lesson 82: Exercise - Cut Time
  • Lesson 83: Scale E Major
  • Lesson 84: Melody - 'Brahms' in E Major
  • Lesson 85: Exercise - Syncopation
  • Lesson 86: Melody - 'Hello Ma Baby'
  • Lesson 87: Review
  • Lesson 88: Intro
  • Lesson 89: Warm Up - Buzzing
  • Lesson 90: Warm Up - Long Tones
  • Lesson 91: Warm Up - Articulation
  • Lesson 92: Warm Up - Slurs
  • Lesson 93: Warm Up - Supplemental Exercises
  • Lesson 94: Warm Up - Three Note Exercise
  • Lesson 95: Scale B Major
  • Lesson 96: Melody - 'Long Long Ago'
  • Lesson 97: Note G
  • Lesson 98: Melody - My Bonnie
  • Lesson 99: Note Gb
  • Lesson 100: Melody - 'Star Spangled Banner'
  • Lesson 101: Review
  • Lesson 102: Intro
  • Lesson 103: Flat Scales
  • Lesson 104: Sharp Scales
  • Lesson 105: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 106: Melody - 'Stars and Stripes'
  • Lesson 107: Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Lesson 108: Bass Trombone
  • Lesson 109: Books
  • Lesson 110: Melody - 'Lassus Trombone'

Level 3 Trombone Etudes

By Benjamin Osborne
  • 235 Lessons
  • Benjamin Osborne
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: Blazhevich and Clef Studies
  • Lesson 3: Fundamentals of Practice
  • Lesson 4: Concept of Sound
  • Lesson 5: Eb Minor
  • Lesson 6: Articulation and Key Exercises
  • Lesson 7: Three Note Exercises
  • Lesson 8: More Exercises
  • Lesson 9: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 10: Section A - Buzz and Play
  • Lesson 11: Section A - Musical Things
  • Lesson 12: Section A - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 13: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 14: Section B - Looping
  • Lesson 15: Section B - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 16: Section C - Run Through
  • Lesson 17: Section C - Practice Technique
  • Lesson 18: Section C - Even Articulation and Sound
  • Lesson 19: Section C - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 20: Section D - Run Through
  • Lesson 21: Section D - Differences
  • Lesson 22: Section D - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 23: Section E - Run Through
  • Lesson 24: Section E - Tuning Low Eb
  • Lesson 25: Section E - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 26: Wrap Up
  • Lesson 27: Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 28: Performance Run Through
  • Lesson 29: Intro
  • Lesson 30: Three Note Exercises
  • Lesson 31: High Register
  • Lesson 32: Triple Tonguing
  • Lesson 33: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 34: Section A - Rhythm
  • Lesson 35: Section A - Arpeggios
  • Lesson 36: Section A - Triple Tonguing
  • Lesson 37: Section A - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 38: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 39: Section B - Snapping
  • Lesson 40: Section B - Buzzing
  • Lesson 41: Section B - Dynamics
  • Lesson 42: Section B - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 43: Section C - Run Through
  • Lesson 44: Section C - Articulation
  • Lesson 45: Section C - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 46: Section D - Run Through
  • Lesson 47: Section D - Practice
  • Lesson 48: Section D - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 49: Section E - Run Through
  • Lesson 50: Section E - Practice
  • Lesson 51: Section E - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 52: Section F - Run Through
  • Lesson 53: Section F - Arpeggio
  • Lesson 54: Section F - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 55: Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 56: Performance Run through
  • Lesson 57: Intro
  • Lesson 58: Three Note Exercise
  • Lesson 59: High Range
  • Lesson 60: Arpeggio Practice
  • Lesson 61: mm. 1-4 - Tonguing
  • Lesson 62: Rhythm
  • Lesson 63: mm. 11-14 - Articulation
  • Lesson 64: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 65: mm. 15-18 - Arpeggio
  • Lesson 66: Rubato
  • Lesson 67: Run Through
  • Lesson 68: Section C - Run Through
  • Lesson 69: Section D - Phrasing
  • Lesson 70: Buzzing Wide Intervals
  • Lesson 71: Section D - Grace Note
  • Lesson 72: Section D - Run Through
  • Lesson 73: Tuning in the High Range
  • Lesson 74: Section E - Run Through
  • Lesson 76: Super Soft Practice Methods
  • Lesson 75: Section F - Run Through
  • Lesson 77: Full Run Through