1977 Holton TR156 "Friedman" Large Bore Tenor
- Instrument Type:
- Straight Large Bore Tenor Trombone
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- Bore Size:
- Bell Size:
- 8 5/8"
- Brass Bell Alloy Filter:
- Gold Brass Detachable
- Handslide Outer Tubes:
- Nickel Silver
- Handslide Crook:
- Yellow Brass
1977 Holton TR156 "Friedman" Model Trombone Review
This is a very unique instrument featuring an 8 5/8" gold brass bell with detachable bell flare (done at the factory), yellow brass tuning slide and .541" single-bore handslide with nickel silver outer tubes and yellow brass crook. This particular TR156 is an unlacquer bell with a beautiful patina; with the exception of one small ding in the handslide crook and a few small areas of age-typical lacquer wear on the handslide braces and neckpipe it is in immaculate condition. We find this instrument to be an exceptional straight large bore tenor; it has a wonderful depth and weight to it's sound while remaining responsive and at upper dynamics and register it gains a brilliance and shimmer but still stays open and centered with a great core. Comes with the original Holton cut-bell case. A truly unique piece not often seen!
- Bore Size: .541"
- Bell: 8 5/8" Gold Brass Bell - Detachable
- Handslide: Chrome plated nickel silver inner slide, nickel silver outer tubes with yellow brass crook
- Tuning Slide: Yellow Brass
- Case: Original Holton Cut-Bell Case
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