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How to Play: the E Major 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 E major scale on trombone.

e major scale trombone

*T = Trigger/Valve/F-attachment


Depending on your valve tuning, low E and B may be slightly further out than normal 2nd position – listen carefully for tuning.

It is useful to practice playing this scale with the Es and Bs in 7th position even if you have a valve in order to improve slide dexterity and accuracy.


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