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S.E. Shires - Model TBVNY - Vintage New York Custom Bb/F Tenor Trombone

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 TBVNY - Vintage New York Custom Large Bore Tenor Trombone with Axial Flow F Attachment

The S.E. Shires Vintage New York trombone is an ideal instrument for any professional musician or advanced student. Inspired by the classic New York and Mt. Vernon bells, this one-piece bell is constructed with the broader TII taper and features a large, rich, warm sound. The yellow-brass bell provides a clear, pure sound with strong fundamental, keeps a very consistent tone color and overtone structure throughout the range of dynamics. The yellow brass, .547 bore, tenor handslide with bass crook provides a broad sound and open feel. The S.E. Shires axial-flow valve offers smooth, accurate operation, combined with a broad sound and truly open low register.

This instrument combines the best elements of classic New York and Mt. Vernon trombone design with the consistency, playability, and projection that has made S.E. trombone design with the consistency, playability, and projection that has made S.E. Shires trombones the favorites of professionals the world over.

Specs & Features

  • 7YLW Bell: 8.5 inch, two piece, hand-hammered “TI” taper in lightweight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seams and soldered bead
  • S.E. Shires axial-flow F valve
  • TY Tuning Slide: yellow brass, drawn tubing
  • TW47 Handslide: .547-inch bore, standard weight yellow brass; nickel-silver wide 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

Option (Standard Model TBSCDB):

  • Dual-bore valve

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