Hand -- Make a "gun" with the left hand. Index finger should
rest over the top of the trombone. Thumb should rest over
the brace of the bell. The other fingers should grasp the
first brace of the slide. Support the entire weight
of the trombone with the left hand.
Hand -- Hold the bottom of the brace of the slide with two fingers
and a thumb. The third and fourth fingers should rest gently
on the underside of the slide. Make sure
that the palm faces in.
be held out slightly away from the body.
will probably have a slight downward angle.