Musician who loves danger invents a flame-throwing trombone

7 May 2020, 12:27 | Updated: 7 May 2020, 12:33

Man invents a flame-throwing trombone that shoots

Con fuoco, trombones!

In a blatant health and safety sidestep, trombonist Valentin Guérin has done what we’ve all dreamed would one day happen: turned his trombone into a flamethrower.

He’s given it an excellent name, too.

It’s called the Pyro-Trombone, and it is quite a sight to behold. 


Safety is important, though.

As stated on Guérin’s website: “The Pyro-Trombone was developed with the help of pyrotechnicians, it meets the standards for outdoor performances.”

Here’s an entire seven-minute piece – Fantastic Polka by Arthur Pryor – dedicated to this majestic creation.

We would suggest a flame-throwing flute, but we think someone else has already patented that...