French composer, Pierre Max Dubois (1930-1995) significantly contributed to the wind repertoire. Procession for Trombone and Piano was published in 1959 and remains prominent in the advanced trombonist's repertoire.
Dubois' music is characteristically light-hearted with unusual harmonic and melodic textures. Procession for Trombone and Piano reflects Dubois' compositional characteristics as well as elements of grandeur, reflecting the title. A typical performance lasts about four minutes and fifteen seconds. Procession is essential to the advanced trombonist's repertoire. Dubois' work makes for an exciting and enjoyable performance for players and audiences alike.