S.E. SHIRES Michael Davis Model Small-Bore Tenor Trombone

S.E. SHIRES Michael Davis Model Small-Bore Tenor Trombone

The Michael Davis Trombone was developed through a close collaboration between virtuoso Michael Davis and the craftsmen of S. E. Shires. The resulting instrument is genuinely unique and includes several specific design elements not found on any other S.E. Shires trombone.

The lightweight nickel-silver handslide construction offers clean, precise articulations. The custom 7.5-inch, yellow-brass bell retains a clear, pure sound with strong fundamental, and keeps a very consistent tone color and overtone structure throughout the range of dynamics. This is combined with the ease of playing and projection for which S.E. Shires instruments are famed. Responsive and nimble, the Michael Davis model trombone is at home in any jazz or commercial setting.

MD Bell: 7½", two-piece, hand-hammered MD custom taper in lightweight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seams and soldered bead
SY1.5 Tuning Slide: drawn yellow brass
T95MD Handslide: .495-inch, lightweight nickel silver, thin slide brace, yellow-brass crook
Michael Davis Model 1.5 leadpipe in yellow brass
Bell engraving: S.E. Shires Michael Davis Model custom engraving.

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