Trombone slide cleaning


You will need - a clean lint free cloth, Slide grease / lube of your choice (See end of guide for advice on choosing), a water spray bottle. First thing before starting work is to find a uncluttered area to work that is flat and higher that ground level (table) so there is no chance of the slide being trodden on. 1) If the slide is attach to the bell separate the two now. 2) Separate the outer slide from the inner and place the outer on the table Read more...

Oiling trumpet valves


You will need valve oil and an uncluttered area to work. Follow the procedure one valve at a time until you a familiar with the process. 1) Unscrew the valve cap that is below the top valve button. 2) Partly withdraw the valve and note the position of any numbers on the stem  Read more...

improve your sight reading


This method will greatly improve sight reading, and confidence when sight reading. The method is best for players of grade 5 and above to professional standard.   Read more...