I would like some help to come up with a good mic setup to record solo trombone. I am not interested in the pop-brass-full-power kind of trombone playing needing a Shure SM57, but rather the sweet type stuff. Classical solo repertoire, jazz solos etc.
Judging from this video and some research on what people use in the studios in LA, it seems popular to use ribbons. The mics on the video are a Royer R-122 and a vintage Sony C-37A. Do you know why they have both setup simultaneously and what ratios they are using to achieve that great velvety trombone sound we hear on the recording?
Follow-up question - can I achieve a similar type quality on a much lower budget (these mics are crazy price)
Thanks for your help.