How to play trombone

How to Play Trombone

Learn how to play trombone with Liam Kirkman, the president of the British Trombone Society. Everything from playing your first trombone notes through to trombone slide positions and finger charts in a series of easy to follow video lessons.

pBone Stripe 1

  1. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – How to assemble the pBone trombone

    Unpacking of a pBone! In this lesson, Liam Kirkland shows you how to assemble your pBone for the first time.

  2. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – Basic precautions to take with your new trombone

    In this lesson, Liam points out a few things to watch out for with your new trombone – how to care for it and not damage it.

  3. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – How to take apart your pBone

    Packing up your pBone! In this lesson, Liam shows you how to dissassemble your pBone.

  4. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – Learn posture and how to hold your trombone

    Liam shows you the proper posture for trombone playing and how to hold the trombone correctly.

  5. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – Learn how to hold the trombone slide

    In this video, Liam tells you all about the trombone slide and demonstrates how to hold it properly.

  6. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – Breathing in trombone playing

    Breathing is one of the most important parts of Trombone playing. In this video, Liam demonstrates how to breathe correctly.

  7. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – first note

    Following up on last lesson, Liam shows you how to play your first note on your tombone.

  8. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – Practice buzzing on the mouthpiece

    A great exercise for learning to breathe and blow in the trombone is to practice using the mouthpiece. Liam shows you how it’s done.

  9. pBone stripes Liam Kirkman – Practice playing long notes on the trombone

    In this video, Liam practices playing long notes with you.

  10. Start Stripe 2 – Continue your musical journey

    continue your musical journey

    Well done, you have completed Stripe 1. Continue here. pBone owners can get a further 25% discount to Stripes 2, 3 and 4 by entering the code JIGGS25.