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Kanstul Model 1606 Bb Tenor Trombone 1606-2 Silver

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The great Spike Wallace, former principal trombonist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, knew what he wanted in a trombone. He wanted a sonorous sound like a large King, but a fast response of a smaller ... Click To Read More About This Product

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1606-2 Silver
  • 1606-1 Lacquer

    $2,614.00

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    $2,813.00

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Overview

The great Spike Wallace, former principal trombonist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, knew what he wanted in a trombone. He wanted a sonorous sound like a large King, but a fast response of a smaller horn. His friend Earl Williams created such instruments for generations. Sadly, those Williams instruments are no longer in production, but after many requests to produce a replica, Zig Kanstul obliged and succeeded.

The Kanstul Model 1606 features a large throat one-piece bell, which is completely hand-hammered and hand spun. Its large bow tuning slide and distinctive curved bracing add to its broad tone. The slide is very light, with nickel outer tubes and crook, and a new set of ferrules for style and lighter weight. Three removable mouthpipes are offered: a replica of the original, and also two replicas of mouthpipes made by the great Burt Herrick, a renowned Los Angeles brass instrument builder and innovator.

Kanstul has been a leader in modern trombone development. The CR Valve (full bore, lightweight) and open wrap design are just two modern refinements. The Model 1606 includes a 12C model mouthpiece and a Pro Tec case.

Features
  • Hand-hammered one-piece lightweight .020" yellow brass
  • Nickel hand slide end crook
  • Curved hand brace
  • Distinctive bell bracing
  • Three interchangeable mouthpipes - S, W6 and H6
Specifications
  • Key: Bb
    Bore: .500"
    Bell: 8" diameter
    Mouthpipe: interchangeable
    Water Keys: traditional
    Finish: clear lacquer (1606-1) or silver (1606-2)
    Mouthpiece: Kanstul KAPLAN Trombone
    Case: Pro Tec tenor trombone case
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  • Expedited repair
  • Free shipping (for returns or repairs)
  • 100% coverage for commercial use
  • Extended return period
  • Extended price protection
  • No lemon guarantee
  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to three years from date of purchase
  • Repair authorization-toll-free by phone or via the web
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