Methods and Etudes

  1. Lip Slur Melodies - Brad Edwards

  2. Bass Trombone Craft - Brad Edwards

  3. Introductory Clef Studies - Brad Edwards

  4. Studies in Legato for Tuba - Fink

  5. 24 Studies for Bass Trombone - Grigoriev, ed. Ostrander

  6. Arban’s Method for Trombone - Randall/Mantia/Raph


  1. Ordner Seg - Baadsvik

  2. Concerto in One Movement - Lebedev, ed. Ostrander

  3. Sonata No. 1 in F - Marcello, ed Mortimer

  4. Sonata - McCarty

  5. Sonata in Fm - Telemann, ed. Ostrander


  1. Bach 1 1/2 G

  2. Greg Black 1 1/4 G

  3. Schilke 58

Step-up Instruments

  1. Eastman Bass Trombone

  2. S.E. Shires Q Series Bass Trombone

  3. Yamaha Xeno Bass Trombone

Maintenance Items

  1. Yamaha Slide Lubricant

  2. Slide-O-Mix Trombone Cleaning System - for small bore instruments

  3. Slide-O-Mix Trombone Cleaning System - for large bore instruments

  4. Hetman Tuning Slide Grease

  5. Small Screw Driver Set such as these

Recommended Repair

  1. Mountain Band Repair - Worth the trip up to Etowah NC! I’ve had them work on my personal instruments, they do great work at reasonable rates!

Practice Aides

  1. Tonal Energy - One stop tuner/metronome combo with features galore that works on Apple and Android platforms.

  2. Bandmate Chromatic Tuner - Tuner app that displays the note being tuned in its correct position on the staff. I can be configured to transpose or display concert pitch. Very useful for young students.

  3. Yamaha Hand Strap - Can be extremely beneficial to young students playing large bore instruments.