Here’s a multi-trombone cover of ‘Duel Of The Fates’ from Star Wars

16 June 2016, 11:13

trombone duel of the fates

This trombonist has turned one of John Williams’ greatest themes into a multi-camera lower-brass masterpiece. And he has a man-bun.

When Star Wars: Episode One came out, a little piece of everyone’s childhood was gently ushered into a corner so it could die peacefully. But the one saving grace was, of course, the incredible music of John Williams.

‘Duel Of The Fates’, otherwise known as ‘the tune when the red horns guy kills Liam Neeson’, has become an iconic work in its own right, and inspired hundreds of inventive cover versions.

But this has to be one of the best we’ve seen. It’s a multi-camera, multi-trombone, Star Wars man-bun extravaganza:

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