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S.E. Shires - Model TBVE - Vintage Elkhart Custom Bb/F Tenor Trombones


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S.E. Shires Custom Series Large Bore Tenor Trombones

S.E. Shires orchestral tenor trombones were the first instruments that Steve produced and were what cemented his reputation as one of the leading brass instrument designers. Players the world over have discovered that they are ideal for any orchestral or large ensemble setting. Wonderfully responsive and resonant, they also excel in solo and chamber music performance. 

S.E. Shires trombones are available with a variety of options for bells, leadpipes, and tuning slides. The models listed above feature our most popular combinations. For more information about customizing a trombone and Custom Series pricing, please contact us by phone at +65 6444 0706, or email at info@musicelements.com.sg.

Model TBVE - Vintage Elkhart Custom Large Bore Tenor Trombone with Dual Bore F Attachment

The S.E. Shires Vintage Elkhart trombone is an ideal instrument for any professional musician or advanced student. The red-brass bell with unsoldered bead is made in the fashion of classic, Elkhart bells of the mid-20th century. It produces a rich, warm sound with complex overtones and a wide palette of colors at all dynamic levels. This is combined with the ease of playing and projection for which S.E. Shires instruments are famed.

Specs & Features

  • 2RVE Bell: 8.5 inch, two piece, hand-hammered “TI” taper in red brass with traditionally brazed seams and unsoldered bead
  • S.E. Shires dual-bore F valve
  • TY Tuning Slide: yellow brass, drawn tubing
  • T47YC Handslide: .547-inch bore, standard weight yellow brass, yellow-brass crook
  • Three interchangeable yellow-brass leadpipes
  • Bell Engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark and traditional floral pattern
  • Includes S.E. Shires tenor trombone case, mouthpiece, and care kit

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