Ron is a retired band director who is widely regarded by his peers as one of the finest music educators this area has ever seen. Ron regularly performs on trombone with the group Class Brass and in other venues throughout the area. He is also the Florida sales representative for Fruhauf Band Uniforms. Ron is an avid fisherman and Civil War buff.
The Horn Section offers trombones from some of the worlds finest manufacturers. Among them are Bach, Conn, King, Holton, Getzen, Jupiter and Yamaha. Most students will start on a smaller bore instrument, usually around .500”. When looking for a step-up instrument the most important consideration will be the type of music to be performed. The players who play primarily symphonic music will most likely want to move up to a large bore (.547”) tenor trombone. These instruments use a large shank mouthpiece and require a good steady supply of air! Players who are searching for a good instrument for jazz will usually find a smaller bore instrument, anywhere from .480-.508 a good fit. A good all around choice is the medium large tenor which has a bore size of .525.
We stock mouthpieces from Schilke, Bach, Giddings and Webster, Yamaha and Stork. Trombonist’s can find a wide variety of music at The Horn Section including the Jamey Aebersold jazz Play-Along series and many standard etude and method books. If you are looking for some great trombone music to listen to, look no further. Stop in and take a look around! In the mean time here are some trombone links to check out on the web: