Trombone Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old trombone quotes, trombone sayings, and trombone proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The jazz trombone is a magical experience particularly to hear and listen too.     

John Jensen

The trombone is the true head of the family of wind instruments... it has all the serious and powerful tones of sublime musical poetry, from religious, calm and imposing accents to savage, orgiastic outburst.     

Hector Berlioz

Never look at the trombones. You'll only encourage them.     

Richard Strauss

The trombone is too sacred for frequent use.     

Felix Mendelssohn