The trombone’s musical beginning was in the marching bands and classical music. It has long since found its way into the Big Band Orchestras, the Dixieland bands and the clubs and have set themselves as a very melodic instrument. In addition to the trombone, also known as the soprano trumpet, there is the alto trombone and bass trombone. Less common is the valve trombone, which are used more for fanfares, the Guggenheim or in British music brass bands. What kind of Instrument is ideal for beginnners? The starting instrument is usually the tenor trombone. When purchasing a trombone, the following points should be considered: Is this the first instrument for a beginner? How much money would I invest in the hobby? Is my child persevering in hobbies?