Finding the best trombone for a beginner can be a challenge. With hundreds (or more) instruments only a click or two away, it’s hard for a non-musician parent to know what’s good or what’s junk.
Many trombones you’ll find online are ISOs – instrument shaped objects. ISOs look like “real” instruments but play poorly, don’t last a full school year, and are difficult (or impossible) repair.
In this article, we’re going to help you find out what the best student trombone models are, what features you do (or don’t) need, and give you a rough idea of what you can expect to spend on your child’s first trombone.[Read more…]