I played the Trombone from 5th to 11th grade, then I stopped playing. 11th grade was about 17 years ago. For reasons that don’t really make sense, I have recently acquired a 1960’s vintage Conn Director Trombone from Craigslist. It’s beat to hell, dented and crusty.
I have already heard all the “I got a Rusty Trombone from Craigslist” jokes, so please no more.
Despite its battered condition, I’m sure it’s capable of producing satisfactory music in the hands of a more competent musician than me.
In my hands, it makes sounds that are pretty awful.
For your listening pleasure, and because I don’t have much else of interest to blog about at the moment, I have recorded my pitiful attempts to make music.[audio:http://retrogrou.ch/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/yesterday.mp3]