How to Play: B Minor Scale on Trombone
Scales are an important part of every musicians training and form the basic building blocks of most music. Despite being a crucial part of grade exams, easy marks are often lost due to poor preparation of scales. In this lesson we will learn how to play the B minor scale on trombone.
*T = Trigger/Valve/F-attachment TT = Both F and Gb valves (bass trombone)
The top fifth of this scale has slide positions which are very close together. Careful practice will be helpful to find exactly where the slide should be. If you have a trombone or other brass playing friend, this is a good scale to play together in octaves to work on tuning.