Trombone Position Chart

Lip Setting #8
"Octaves"

? ? ? ?

bBb w b Ab Ï
F w D w

A w G w E w

bAb w

G Ï

bGb # Ï ÏF Ï F#
E Ï bEb Ï

E Ï D Ï B Ï

Lip Setting #7
"Sevenths"
Notes are very flat. Adjust slide higher.

b Gb# F# Ï w w F bEb w
D w B w G w

Lip Setting #6

"Fifths"

bDb # Ï Ï Ï C# C bBb Ï bGb # F# w w bw #w
Db C# A Ï

Lip Setting #5
"Thirds"

#C# b Db w w w C
A w

bAb #G# Ï Ï Ï
E

Lip Setting #4
"Octaves"

bBb ? w ? w
F

bAb w bw bw bw
Eb

Ï

F

Lip Setting #3
"Fifths"

w
E

w w w

D

Lip Setting #2
"Octaves"

? ?

w w
F F

C

w w
E E

B

bw bw

Bb

w w

A

Ab

G

bw #w
Gb Gb

F#

Lip Setting #1
"Fundamentals"

Bb

A

Ab

G

F#

Positions: 1

2

3 4

bw #w

5

w

6

w

7

From the Intermediate Trombone Method by Brian Kay www.apollobrass.com

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