S.E. Shires Alessi Signature Q Series Alto Trombone (TBQAlessiAlto)

  • $2,805.00
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“I’m very excited about the Alessi Q Series Alto Trombone which we’ve tested.  This instrument features unique parts that are not found anywhere else.  It is a wonderful professional line instrument at an affordable price!”

Joseph Alessi, Principal Trombone, New York Philharmonic

Introducing the Joseph Alessi Q Series Alto Trombone, a collaborative creation between the virtuoso Mr. Joseph Alessi and the renowned craftsmen at S.E. Shires. This alto trombone emerges as a beacon of musical excellence, offering an exceptional instrument that marries affordability with unmatched quality. Aimed at empowering both aspiring and seasoned musicians, this instrument reflects a groundbreaking fusion of materials and construction techniques, redefining standards in trombone performance.

Features That Distinguish the Alessi Q Series:

  • Innovative QAlessi Alto Bell: At the core of this alto trombone is its 6.5-inch, two-piece, hand-hammered medium-weight yellow brass bell. Outfitted with traditionally brazed seams and an unsoldered bead, and equipped with bell tuning, this design guarantees effortless projection. The bell tuning system ensures a sound that combines breadth and warmth, with a compactness reminiscent of a tenor trombone, enhancing the instrument's adaptability.

  • Gold Brass Handslide with Yellow Brass Crook: The dual bore (.485-.495-inch) gold brass handslide, enriched by a yellow-brass crook, delivers a sound of unparalleled clarity, adorned with complex overtones. This setup invites a broad spectrum of sound colors at any volume, enabling nuanced musical expression across all registers.

  • Exquisite Bell Engraving: Each instrument is graced with the esteemed S.E. Shires maker's mark, Alessi model designation, and a traditional floral pattern, marking its place in a legacy of superior craftsmanship.

  • Comprehensive Performance Package: The Joseph Alessi Q Series Alto Trombone is accompanied by a Q Series trombone case, mouthpiece, and care kit, providing everything needed for the meticulous maintenance and safeguarding of the instrument.

Unmatched Versatility for Discerning Musicians: The Joseph Alessi Q Series Alto Trombone stands as a paragon of versatility, suited for a vast array of musical styles and performance environments. Whether delving into classical compositions, exploring the vibrant realms of jazz, or leading an ensemble, this alto trombone promises to enhance your musical output, setting you apart from the rest.

Enhance Your Musical Journey: Step into a world where color, efficiency, and resonance harmonize to bring your musical visions to life with the Joseph Alessi Q Series Alto Trombone. Beyond embodying Mr. Alessi's artistic and technical brilliance, this instrument opens a gateway to expansive sonic exploration for trombonists eager to deepen their musical impact. Experience the seamless blend of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary innovation, and let the Joseph Alessi Q Series Alto Trombone become the cornerstone of your musical exploration.