Trombone History: A "Grand Trombone Solo" in New Orleans

Added the following to the 19th century timeline (1st half) about a solo performance by Felippe Cioffi. Cioffi, who is mentioned numerous times in the 19th century timeline, was a remarkable trombone soloist who spent his career in New York, New Orleans, and London.

St. Charles Theatre

1835—New Orleans, Louisiana: An advertisement for a “grand ballet dance” at the Saint Charles Theatre mentions a trombone solo by Felippe Cioffi: “In this beautiful dance Signior Cioffi will accompany Madamoiselle Celeste in a grand Trombone Solo. The whole of the music by Carl Maria von Weber” (New Orleans Commercial Bulletin).