Trombone sheet music – all levels. Trombone books for jazz trombone, and for trombone lessons.

Recommended Trombone Music Books and Supplies:

This list is growing, and compiled from materials used in lessons, intended as a one-stop substitute for leaving it up to the student to have to find on their own. Please contact me if you have questions!

Beginner Method and Song / Etude Books:

Fred Weber:
Note Spellers: Trombone

 

 

Trombone Gems
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Trombone Gems
(Book/CD Pack). By H.A. VanderCook. Rubank Solo Collection. Play Along. Grade 1-3. Softcover with CD. 48 pages. Published by Rubank Publications (HL.4470002)Smp_stars50
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Introductory Melodious Etudes for Trombone
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Introductory Melodious Etudes for Trombone
(Selected from the Vocalises of Ferdinand Sieber). By Ferdinand Sieber. Arranged by Alan Raph. For Tenor. Classical. Softcover. Standard notation. 19 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.O5193)…more info
First Book of Practical Studies for Trombone First Book of Practical Studies for Trombone
By Gerald Bordner. For Trombone. Brass – Trombone and Baritone Method or Collection; Method/Instruction. Book. 32 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.EL00933)…more info
Selected Duets - Trombone Or Baritone (Volume 1)
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Selected Duets – Trombone Or Baritone (Volume 1)
(Volume 1 – Easy to Medium). Edited by Himie Voxman. For Trombone. Ensemble Collection. Easy-Medium. 72 pages. Rubank Publications #RUBL190. Published by Rubank Publications (HL.4471020)Smp_stars50
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Harry Potter, Instrumental Solos (Movies 1-5) - Trombone
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Harry Potter, Instrumental Solos (Movies 1-5) – Trombone
(Trombone). For Trombone. Instrumental Series; Play-Along. Pop Instrumental Solo Series. Movie. Grade 2; Grade 2.5; Grade 3. Book & CD. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.29068)…more info

Practical Theory - Complete
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Practical Theory – Complete
(A Self-Instruction Music Theory Course). Reference Textbooks; Textbook – General; Theory. General Theory. Instructional book (spiral bound). Instructional text and musical examples. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.1998)Smp_stars40
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Intermediate Method and Etude Books:

Legato Etudes for Trombone
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Legato Etudes for Trombone
(Based On the Vocalises of Giuseppe Concone). By Giuseppe Concone. Edited by John Shoemaker. Arranged by John Shoemaker. For Tenor. Softcover. Standard notation. 28 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.O4746)…more info
Meodious Etudes for Tombone, Book 1: Nos. 1-60
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Meodious Etudes for Tombone, Book 1: Nos. 1-60
(Selected from the Vocalises of Marco Bordogn). By Giovanni Marco Bordogni (1789-1856). Edited by Alan Raph. For trombone. Method book and CD. 96 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.O1594X)

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Daily Drills and Technical Studies for Trombone Daily Drills and Technical Studies for Trombone
By Max Schlossberg. Edited by C.K. Schlossberg. For Trombone. Published by M. Baron Company (MZ.BARTROM)

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The Double Valve Bass Trombone
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The Double Valve Bass Trombone
By Alan Raph. For Bass Trombone. Classical. Softcover. Standard notation. 72 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.O4808)Smp_stars30
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Jazz Methods / Fakebooks:

Basic Harmony and Theory Applied to Improvisation - Volume 1 Basic Harmony and Theory Applied to Improvisation – Volume 1
By Dick Grove. Improvisation; Reference Textbooks; Textbook – Jazz; Theory. Jazz. Book. 124 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.2734)…more info
Basic Harmony and Theory Applied to Improvisation - Volume 2 Basic Harmony and Theory Applied to Improvisation – Volume 2
By Dick Grove. Improvisation; Reference Textbooks; Textbook – Jazz; Theory. Jazz. Book. 100 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.2735)…more info

David Baker:

Bert Ligon:

Bob McChesney:

Volume 42 - Blues in All Keys
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Volume 42 – Blues in All Keys
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. A great way to expand your blues playing in EVERY key.. Beginner, intermediate, advanced. Book with CD. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V42DS)Smp_stars40
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Volume 84 - Dominant 7th Workout
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Volume 84 – Dominant 7th Workout
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. The Dominant 7th is the most substitued, colored, and altered sound in modern music.. Intermediate, advanced. Book with 2 CDs. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V84DS)Smp_stars40
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Volume 24 - Major & Minor
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Volume 24 – Major & Minor
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. Great primer for learning basic skills in Major and Minor keys; FUN to practice with. Beginner, intermediate, advanced. Book with 2 CDs. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V24DS)Smp_stars40
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Volume 57 - Minor Blues In All Keys
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Volume 57 – Minor Blues In All Keys
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. Typical minor blues progressions for you to practice; in ALL 12 KEYS. Intermediate, advanced. Book with CD. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V57DS)…more info
Volume 47 - I Got Rhythm
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Volume 47 – I Got Rhythm
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. Bird practiced & recorded ‘I Got Rhythm’ in 12 keys on 28 separate occasions. Intermediate, advanced. Book with CD. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V47DS)Smp_stars50
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Volume 3 - The II/V7/I Progression
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Volume 3 – The II/V7/I Progression
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. The most important musical sequence in modern jazz.. Beginner, intermediate. Book with CD. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V03DS)Smp_stars40
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Volume 16 - Turnarounds, Cycles & ii/V7s
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Volume 16 – Turnarounds, Cycles & ii/V7s
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. The next step in getting your ears and fingers coordinated.. Intermediate, advanced. Book with 2 CDs. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V16DS)Smp_stars50
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Volume 1 - How To Play Jazz & Improvise
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Volume 1 – How To Play Jazz & Improvise
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. The culmination of Jamey’s 35 years as the world’s leading jazz exponents.. Beginner, intermediate. Book with CD. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V01DS)Smp_stars30
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Volume 54 - Maiden Voyage
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Volume 54 – Maiden Voyage
By Jamey Aebersold. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Play-Along series with accompaniment CD.. Make the transition from playing scales and chords, to playing jazz standards. Beginner, intermediate, advanced. Book with CD. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.V54DS)Smp_stars50
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The Beginning Improviser, Volume One
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The Beginning Improviser, Volume One
(The Beginning Improviser). By Ramon Ricker. Book. Published by Advance Music (AV.14801)…more info
Melodic Structures, Vol. 1 (book & CD) Melodic Structures, Vol. 1 (book & CD)
(Inside Improvisation Series, Volume 1). By Jerry Bergonzi. Book. Published by Advance Music (AV.14220)…more info
Pentatonics Pentatonics
(Inside Improvisation Series, Volume 2). By Jerry Bergonzi. Book. Published by Advance Music (AV.14256)…more info

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