In 2020 the cast and band of the of the heart-warming production of Flowers for Mrs Harris reunited to record…
Now available both online and face-to-face in surrounding areas of Islington, London (EC1V) or Surrey (GU1). Find out more, here.
Why (& How) to Write for Trombone
WHY is it important for everyone to be encouraging new repertoire for the trombone? What does that look like & HOW do we do it?
Excerpts: All You Need To Know (video)
3 EASY steps to get you going with orchestral excerpts!
How To Approach Excerpts
How to begin your journey with orchestral excerpts.
Listen to Elliot Mason, Ruth Molins and Kris Garfitt in conversation with Carol Jarvis.
Who Are The Most Influential Trombonists?
I asked Twitter for the Top 5 most influential trombone players, here’s what happened.
Warm-Ups are here!
Find out how to play some of my favourite warm-up exercises, as featured on my Soundslice.
*New* Scale Guides!
Please head to janesalmon.info/scales to find FREE and newly updated scale sheets, now including guides for the ABRSM trombone, bass…
How To Maintain Your Trombone at Home
Let’s talk about the trombone in three parts; the mouthpiece, the slide and the bell section. These each need different…
Introducing the Trombone (video)
Is this the instrument for you?
Preludes, Rags and Cakewalks (review)
A look at the latest release from The Symphonic Brass of London.
Play For Our NHS Heroes
Download your brass-friendly edition of ‘Over the Rainbow’.
Let’s Build Trombone Resources (survey)
This is a survey for anyone with an interest in trombone. Every response will help to shape and create resources, so please share this far and wide. Thank you.
The Trombonist – Winter 2019
Introducing the Winter 2019 edition of the magazine.
New: An Introduction to Learning Trombone
My guide on what to expect when learning the trombone.
The Trombonist – Summer 2019
A welcome to the summer edition of The Trombonist magazine.
ABRSM Scales Update
My guides to ABRSM trombone scales are now available up to Grade 8. Download your copy for FREE, here.
The Trombonist – Spring 2019
Presenting the latest edition of the magazine.
The Trombonist – Winter 2018
A look at two major commissions for trombone and orchestra.
A stunning new release from Let The Music Speak.
Matthew Gee’s Amazing Sliding Circus! (review)
Introducing Matthew Gee’s latest solo release.
The Trombonist – Summer 2018
A celebration of the UK’s trombone community.
The Trombonist – Spring 2018
My first edition of The Trombonist as Commissioning Editor. Read on for a full welcome.
An interview with members of Septura: bass trombone player Dan West and Artistic Directors Simon Cox (founder, trumpet) and Matthew Knight (trombone).
Orlando de Lassus: Requiem a 5; Motets (review)
This project reveals Orlando de Lassus’ less familiar Requiem for five-voices as a deserving centrepiece, completed by his own plainchants and motets along with a new arrangement for organ of John Bennett’s madrigal, Weep, O Mine Eyes.
The Big Shake-Up
The Big Shake-Up exists to try to bring English finesse to the brass traditions of New Orleans and combine that with an exciting big band sound. This blend has already earned the group a reputation as one of the UK’s most innovative and exciting brass ensembles.
Michael Buchanan & Katarzyna Wieczorek at Conway Hall (review)
23-year-old Michael Buchanan, celebrated soloist and highly sought after orchestral musician, joined his duo partner pianist Katarzyna Wieczorek, for an evening recital at London’s Conway Hall.
John Kenny – ITA Lifetime Achievement Award
John Kenny becomes the second British trombone player to be awarded the International Trombone Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Trombone scale guides now available!
My guides to ABRSM trombone scales & arpeggios are FREE for you to download directly from this website.
The Acrobat Challenge (trombone duo)
Our duet to raise money for fellow trombonist, Stephen Sykes.
Building a Home Studio
Become a recording master from your own home.
Remembering Maisie Ringham-Wiggins MBE
Remembering the iconic Maisie Ringham-Wiggins MBE.
Rath Trombones turn 20
The iconic capital letter ‘R’ has become a symbol of great craftsmanship among the trombone world thanks to Michael Rath; the man behind Britain’s only trombone manufacturer.
Will Gibson launches ‘Facets’ (photographs)
British saxophonist and composer Will Gibson launches his debut album, ‘Facets’.
Uplifted By Get Lifted
Meet Lewis Daniel and Adam Gray, the creative duo behind London’s Soul platform, Get Lifted.
UBU Ensemble (photographs)
In rehearsal for Barbican’s Steve Reich at 80 weekend celebrations. Guildhall musicians explore City Life.
Preview: Cumnock Tryst 2016
Two extraordinary ensembles will feature as artists-in-residence at Sir James MacMillan’s Cumnock Tryst festival 2016.
Guildhall Trombones (photographs)
You can now join the Guildhall Trombones on Twitter and Facebook.
Arch Sinfonia: #ConductAs (photographs)
Arch Sinfonia takes over the City of London’s Fleet Place to invite by-passers to conduct the orchestra.
The Soprano Trombone Project
Torbjörn Hultmark and the soprano trombone project.
John Kenny and the Carnyx
Have you ever heard of a Carnyx?
Embassy Brass (photographs)
I joined the fantastic Embassy Brass quintet for the afternoon to photograph their demo recording session. You can find my…
Brass on the Bus 2016 (photographs)
Photographs from Brass on the Bus 2016.
LSO Brass Ensemble (review)
Appearing in the ten-part line-up that was pioneered by the legendary Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, the London Symphony Orchestra brass…
Hearing: ‘Once it’s gone, it’s gone’
Information on how to protect yourself from potential injury.
The Lion King: Celebrating 15 Years
Meet the trombone players who have been with this production from the start.
Arrangement showcased at ‘Celebration of Brass’
The ten piece ensemble Milton Brass, featured my arrangement of Emile Waldteufel’s The Skater’s Waltz, Op. 183 as part of their…
Shelia Tracy Tributes
A tribute to the much-loved BBC broadcaster and former BTS President, Sheila Tracy.
Maisie Ringham-Wiggins MBE
Celebrating the 90th Birthday of trombonist, Maisie Ringham-Wiggins MBE.