Davis, Nathaniel Cleophas (Hettinga) Master Trombone: Another Characteristic Trombone Smear, 1919

Trombone Solos w/Piano

  • Davis, Nathaniel Cleophas (Hettinga)

    Master Trombone: Another Characteristic Trombone Smear, 1919 (Hettinga)

    Early 20th Century, ragtime. Master Trombone, for solo trombone with piano accompaniment, by African American composer, trombonist, bandleader and publisher Nathaniel Cleophas Shorty Davis was written in 1919 as a Trombone solo in the American genre of Ragtime featuring the trombone's patented glissando as the hook. These solos were also called smears or jazzes.

    Master Trombone is one of five entertaining works from Davis' Trombone Family written between 1915 and 1921 and comes with the subtitle - Another Characteristic Trombone Smear.

    This arrangement has been beautifully arranged by Aaron Hettinga for trombone and piano. It is playable by moderately advanced performers.

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    • Category: Trombone Solos w/Piano
    • Item: 134101
    • Grade/Level: Advanced
    • Price: $15.95

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