T350-E Tenor Trombone

Tenor Trombone with Axial Flow Valve

T350-E Tenor Trombone

The Edwards T350-E has been the orchestral tenor trombone of choice for two decades.

More professionals choose Edwards because of the T350-E’s individuality. Trombonists can select from a number of options to guarantee a perfect setup.

8″ or 8½” bell flares are available in a variety of wall thicknesses and tempers with soldered or unsoldered rims. In addition, you may choose from yellow, rose or red brass with a clear, lacquer finish.

An Axial Flow valve is standard on the T350-E. The Edwards Axial Flow valve is an open wrap design. Edge bracing also comes standard on this model.

Single bore slides in standard weight include three brass leadpipes with further custom leadpipe options available in silver and brass.

Changing tuning slide material and design has a profound effect on instruments. Edwards has many tuning slide options available on request

Price

$4250

Availability

3-4 months

Warranty

Lifetime

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Specs & Features

Bore Size

.547" or .547"/.562" bore

Leadpipe

Interchangeable leadpipe system with 3 leadpipes

Slides

T-STDN
The T-STDN is the standard .547" single bore slide. This slide has a more rounded end crook similar to Conn slides. Quick in response, the T-STDN blows freely in all registers. A very centered tone can be achieved with this slide.
T-BCN
The T-BCN has a bass end crook similar to Bach slides. The squared-off design of this crook allows for a very open low register and a bigger sound overall than the T-STDN slides. This slide is also a .547" bore.

Tuning Slides

Single Radius
Single Radius tuning slides are the most common. They have one continuous bend from small to large end. They are very free blowing and open in all registers.
Dual Radius
Dual Radius tuning slides have two bends. The shape is more square with the two bends making a flattened top. The dual radius provides a quicker response and ease in the upper register, however, the sound is more compact than the single radius tuning slide. All dual radius tuning slides are CF treated to offset the compact nature of this tuning slide.

Both types available in yellow or red brass

Valves

  • Axial Flow Valve
  • Pitched in F

Bell Weights

  • 21 Gauge - Heaviest (.028" thick)
  • 22 Gauge (.025" thick)
  • 23 Gauge - Lightest (.022" thick)

Bell Materials

  • Yellow Brass (70% Copper / 30% Zinc)
  • Rose Brass (85% Copper / 15% Zinc)
  • Red Brass (90% Copper / 10% Zinc)

Bell Treatments

Soldered
A soldered bell tends to have a very centered sound with a lot of core (fundamental). The articulations are slightly dampened and softer with the solder, while the sound is more direct and compact.
Unsoldered
An unsoldered bell has a very wide sound with more overtones. Articulations are easier with an unsoldered rim. More near feel is apparent with these bells as the sound is wider, which helps give the player more feedback.
Tempered
Tempering occurs when a bell is spun twice on a mandrel which work hardens the bell. This adds brilliance and colour to the sound.
Double Buffed
Double buffing thins the bell slightly. It actually creates a thickness in between any two gauges.
Heat Treated
Heat treating is a baking of the entire bell. This softens the metal immensely and creates a very dark sound. This works best on heavier bells as it tends to free them up. Heat treating is not recommended on thinner bells as it makes them more prone to mute dents. The CF treatment has virtually replaced heat treating.
CF Treated
CF treating is a partial heat treating process. This treatment allows the bell to blow more freely and adds colour to the sound.

Finishes

  • Raw Brass
  • Lacquer
  • Silver Plate
  • Satin Finish

“My Edwards trombone has an even, full resonance throughout all registers and dynamics. It is flexible enough to feel equally at home in a variety of musical situations without sacrificing an overall sense of stability.”

Andrew Mitchell

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