Welcome to Barry Mosley Jazz Valve Trombonist Website
Most young trombone players in school jazz bands are often trying to improvise on trombone with NO knowledge of jazz trombone masters past or present. It's like a ship set out to sea with no maps or refferance .
In this seminar by Barry, music is played from his vast and rare collection of jazz great trombone recordings. Early masters such as Tommy Dorsey and Bill Harris then following a more modern players such as Bill Watrous, Frank Rosolino, JJ Johnson, Bob Brookmeyer, Andy Martin and more.
The way the slide is apporached by various masters, vibrato , tone and feeling of the music is part of the seminar. Also we touch on what musical knowledge is needed to be an improvising jazz musician.
This is a must siminar for trombonist playing jazz music.