Custom Series Large Bore F-Attachment 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.
A versatile instrument with a clear, pure sound that combines the quick response and color of a one-piece bell with the centered feel and expansive tone of a two-piece bell.
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.
Reminiscent of the classic Elkhart bells from the mid-20th century, this red-brass bell with unsoldered bead produces a rich, warm sound with complex overtones and a wide palette of colors at all dynamic levels.
An instrument that captures the best qualities of the Chicago low brass sound, this trombone features incredible stability and produces a consistent timbre and even response throughout a wide spectrum of range and dynamics.
The Ralph Sauer Artist Trombone features a detachable-flare bell that enhances projection and allows use of a flat case that fits easily into overhead compartments on smaller aircraft.
With a two-piece, lightweight unsoldered bell and responsive yellow-brass handslide, this model represents an ideal realization of the heroic New York low brass sound.
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 a trombone specialist by phone at 508.634.6805, or email at email@example.com.