S.E. SHIRES Vintage New York Tenor Trombone in Yellow Brass with F Attachment
The S.E. Shires Vintage New York trombone is an ideal instrument for any professional musician or advanced student. Inspired by the classic New York and Mt. Vernon bells, this one-piece bell is constructed with the broader TII taper and features a large, rich, warm sound. The gold-brass bell combines many of the characteristics of yellow and red brass for a very balanced and flexible sound throughout the range of dynamics. The yellow-brass, .547-bore, tenor handslide with bass crook provides a broad sound and open feel. Available only from S.E. Shires, the patented Tru-BoreTM valve design captures the free-blowing and even-responding characteristics of a straight large-bore tenor trombone, while maintaining consistent response between the open and engaged positions.
This instrument combines the best elements of classic New York and Mt. Vernon trombone design with the consistency, playability, and projection that has made S.E. Shires trombones the favorites of professionals the world over.
Recognized as a leader in brass instrument design and innovation, S.E. Shires Co. sets the benchmark for blending traditional craftsmanship with high-tech consistency and precision. Shires fabricates its bells, tubing, and valve sections onsite in its Massachusetts factory to exacting standards. The valve components are tested thoroughly for accurate tolerances and perfect action at every stage of manufacture. Shires draws its own slide tubes to precise tolerances, assembling them without tension, and aligning them carefully to assure smooth, trouble-free action that is second to none. This handcrafted approach to instrument construction also insures that the sound of every S.E. Shires trombone displays incredible depth, complexity and character—giving the player an unrivalled sonic palette with which to work. S.E. Shires makes beautiful instruments, built to last for many years. Mouthpiece and case not included.
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- TII 5YVNY Bell; 8½-inch, one-piece, hand-hammered, “TII” taper in gold brass with traditionally brazed seam and soldered bead
Patented S.E. Shires Tru-BoreTM valve in F
TYX Tuning Slide: “X” taper, yellow brass, drawn tubing
TB47 Handslide: .547-inch, standard-weight yellow brass; nickel-silver bass crook
Three interchangeable yellow-brass leadpipes
Bell engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark and traditional floral pattern
(mouthpiece and case not included)