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Joseph Alessi


Joseph Alessi is Principal Trombonist of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and Professor of Trombone at the Julliard School of Music in New York.

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Orchestral Excerpts for the Tenor Trombonist: William Tell Overture

May 01, 1997
With all the fast and technical excerpts, it is important to realize that sound should still be of prime importance. As you practise this excerpt, try taking a sound bite (snapshot) of your tone and ask yourself if it is the best tone that you can possibly play.