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X Over Trombone: A Review 
With the flood of trombone recordings on the market these days - with much more of dubious than essential quality competing for attention - it is refreshing to see Over Trombone provide us with both a look back and a look forward.


Modern Guide for Trombonists and Other Musicians by Richard Begel: A Review 
"A Modern Guide for Trombonists and Other Musicians" continues in the rich tradition exemplified by Kleinhammer's "The Art of Trombone Playing." This is not a method book or collection of etudes, rather the reader is pulled into Begel's own rich experience as a student of the trombone for a sensible, focused and useful journey through the main influences in his own musical pilgrimage.


DidgeriBone: A Review 
Sven Larsson is an accomplished player, and while even a relatively short CD of free improvisation with overdubbed bass trombone and didgeridoo may wear thin on some listeners, there is an undeniable appeal to his efforts.


An Interview with Bill Pearce 
Because Bill Pearce is not widely known to today's generation of trombonists, I asked Bill if he would do this interview with me for the Online Trombone Journal, so both players who have admired him for so long and those who do not know of him could hear him tell his story.


The Bass Trombonist's Orchestral Handbook [DY] 
This is the gateway page to Douglas Yeo's Bass Trombonist's orchestral handbook, a comprehensive resource designed to help bass trombone players prepare for symphony auditions. Included is music to many frequently asked excerpts as well as Douglas Yeo's annotations and comments, links to mp3 files of the excerpts, .pdf files of the music to selected excerpts and more.


Anew At Home: A Review 
Norman Bolter, trombonist with the Boston Symphony, has released a solo trombone album which sets new standards not only of playing, but of musical depth, integrity and atmosphere. "Anew At Home" will cause all who listen to it to reflect on music which reaches to a very deep, personal level.


An Interview with Norman Bolter and Carol Viera 
In this interview, Boston Symphony trombonist Norman Bolter and his wife Carol Viera share their vision of what music and music making can and should be, and how their concerts, seminars, recordings and publishing projects help musicians get closer to the "essence" of what led them to music in the first place.


Pros and Cons to a Career in Orchestral Music [DY] 
A disussion of the pros and cons to a career as an orchestral player, as well as a list of questions a prospective player can ask to see if they would be well suited for such a life in music.


The Difference Between Playing and Practicing [DY] 
Insights on the difference between practicing and playing, and some tips on developing a daily practice routine.


Me, Myself and I: Are Brass Players Losing the Concept of Being Team Players? [DY] 
The subject of playing together as a team is of critical importance to any ensemble. This article explores recent trends in brass playing which have led to a more individualized style of playing which is often detrimental to the ensemble fabric.


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