Although the range of the trombone is quite similar to the range of the human voice, most trombone players lack the melodic phrase training that most vocal soloists study in preparation for their careers.   To develop more natural phrase instincts, it is imperative that trombone students emulate the phrase masters of vocal style as a part of their daily routine.  Please study the songs included here in to match as many details of cantabile architecture as possible.  The listening examples provided should inspire advanced phrase  technique to include dynamic structure, phonetic articulation, and appropriately flexible rhythm that may often be attributed to instinct or style