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S.E. Shires - Q30GR - Q Series Large Bore Bb/F Tenor Trombone w/ Rotary Valve


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Q Series

Using the resources of S.E. Shires' parent company, the Eastman Music Company, we have been able to develop a more affordable class of professional brass instrument: the Q Series.

These instruments represent the philosophy of Eastman Music Company, to produce the finest musical instruments at every price point. Q Series are entry level professional instruments that have many of the same features as their custom counterparts. When you purchase a Q Series instrument you join the S. E. Shires family, a family which includes some of the finest professional musicians in the world.

Model TBQ30GR

A versatile large bore instrument, the Q30GR features the clarity of sound and projection for which S.E. Shires instruments are famed. The QTY bell features an 81⁄2-inch, two-piece, hand-hammered “QI” taper in gold brass with soldered bead, giving this trombone a clear, singing tone with excellent projection and clarity. The wide, .547 bore handslide in standard weight yellow brass yields a broad sound that retains clarity, color and projection.

Paired with a nickel handslide crook, articulations are crisp and brilliant. The standard rotary valve retains focus throughout all registers without sacrificing comfort in the valve register. At home in any ensemble, the Q30GR large bore trombone is an excellent choice for any trombonist.

Specs & Features

QTY bell: 8 1⁄2-inch, two-piece, hand-hammered “QI” taper in lightweight gold brass with soldered bead

Rotary F valve

QW47 handslide: .547-inch, standard-weight yellow brass; nickel-silver wide crook

QY tuning slide

Three interchangeable yellow brass leadpipes

Bell Engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark and traditional floral pattern

Includes Q Series tenor trombone case, mouthpiece, and care kit

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 atinfo@musicelements.com.sg.

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