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Abide With Me for Trombone Octet

This beautiful hymn has been lovingly set for 8 trombones (6 tenors and 2 bass) arranged in 2 choirs of 4 players. The four verses are set with the first in a mysterious unison, 2nd in standard chorale harmony, 3rd … Continue reading

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Movimento for Trombone Octet

A bold and dynamic composition written in 2015 and having its first performance shortly after. Drawing inspiration from Stravinsky and Ravel this piece received its premiere in a school concert played by young musicians.

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Alma Redemptoris for Trombone Octet

Alma Redemptoris was a motet written by Orlando di Lassus and has been adapted from the choral version for 8 trombones (6 tenors and 2 bass arranged in two choirs). Included are score and parts. This exquisite work is full … Continue reading

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Moonglowed for Trombone Octet

Andy Derrick’s solo on Moonglow is a popular item on youtube allowing players to play along and learn to swing on their trombone. Now we have MOONGLOWED, an 8 trombone version composed and performed by Andy Derrick himself.

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Last Autumn for Trombone Octet

Last Autumn is piece of mine I began in 2010 as a piece for my jazz quartet that gradually became adapted for big band. I produced this version for 8 trombones in 2020. You can see and hear the music … Continue reading

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