We've all heard plenty about people who are famous for playing trombone. But what about famous people who play trombone?
Finally, we present an attempt to gather them all in one place. Additions welcome. They must be more famous for doing something else than for playing trombone.
"Frakes likes to talk about trombone playing, something he has done since he marched with the band at Penn State University. He played it on Star Trek: The Next Generation, but was often dubbed by someone else onscreen. 'When Riker played badly, it was me, but when he was playing well, it was Bill Watrous,' confesses Frakes."
Conrad Janis TV vet played Mindy's dad Fred McConnell in Mork and Mindy; arguably doesn't belong on this list because his fame as a player almost eclipses his acting career.
Dirk Benedict "Face" from A-team and "Starbuck" from Battlestar Gallactica also plays dixie trombone and piano in his own band.