A Brief History of the Trombone

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  • Aug 1, 1450

    The First Mentions of the Trombone

    The First Mentions of the Trombone
    The Trombone is first mentioned as an instrument in records in the 1450s. (Was called the Sackbut in records)
  • Trombones join the Orchestra

    Trombones join the Orchestra
    The Trombone is first prominently used in the Orchestra in the 18th century.
  • Beethoven uses the Trombone

    Beethoven uses the Trombone
    Beethoven uses the Trombone in Symhony no. 5.
  • Glenn MIller Born

    Glenn MIller Born
    Glenn Miller, the famous trombonist, is born in Clarinda, Iowa.
  • Trombones in Jazz

    Trombones in Jazz
    Trombones become a popular Jazz insturment, greatly boosting the trombones popularity.
  • Glenn Miller releases Pennsylvania 6-5000

    Glenn Miller releases Pennsylvania 6-5000
    Glenn Miller releases the famous song Pennsylvania 6-5000 which has become a jazz standard.
  • Glenn Miller releases Chattanooga Choo Choo

    Glenn Miller releases Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Chattanooga Choo Choo is released and becomes the number one song in the United States
  • Glenn Miller missing in action

    Glenn Miller missing in action
    Glenn Miller is missing in action during WWII
  • Joseph Alessi Born

    Joseph Alessi Born
    Joseph Alessi is born in Detroit Michigan
  • Joseph Alessi joins the New York Philharmonic

    Joseph Alessi joins the New York Philharmonic
    Joseph Alessi joing the New York Philharmonic as a soloist on the piece Fantasy for Trombone.