Introducing The Artisan Trombone Collection from Vincent Bach
January 18, 2013
The leading name in brass instruments presents the newest innovation to finely crafted trombones – Introducing The Artisan Trombone Collection from Vincent Bach
PRECISION, PERFORMANCE, POSSIBILITIES
The Bach Stradivarius trombone 85-year tradition has been in bands and orchestras around the world for decades. Today, The Artisan Trombone Collection, takes the Bach Stradivarius trombone to the next level. With an intense focus on precision, The Artisan Trombone Collection offers superior performance. The result is endless possibilities for even the most discriminating artist.
The Artisan Trombone Collection features three distinct valve options, three main tuning slide options, three bell options and three hand slide options. All are interchangeable and many have never been available on the Bach Stradivarius trombone before. The Artisan Trombone Collection provides innovative combinations for artists to own the trombone that fulfills their needs.
The Artisan Trombone Collection will consist of three standard models that incorporate the most popular features from the options listed above. A fourth, custom configurable model, will also be available to allow artists to choose the options that are best suited for them. All models are outfitted in elegant cases that combine classic Vincent Bach styling, contemporary materials and exceptional design.
The Artisan Trombone Collection – Standard Models
A47I – Infinity (axial-flow) model, yellow brass, hand-hammered Artisan bell with flat rim and soldered steel wire, reverse main tuning slide with yellow brass crook, .547 bore hand slide with yellow brass outside tubes and bottom crook, patented adjustable lever system.
A47MLR – “La Rosa” model, open wrap “F” attachment, yellow brass, hand-hammered Artisan bell with flat rim and soldered steel wire, reverse main tuning slide with gold brass crook, .547 bore hand slide with yellow brass outside tubes and bottom crook. Developed in cooperation with Massimo La Rosa.
A47 – Straight trombone (no valve), standard yellow brass gooseneck, yellow brass, hand-hammered Artisan bell with flat rim and soldered steel wire, reverse main tuning slide with yellow brass crook, .547 bore hand slide with yellow brass outside tubes and bottom crook.
The Artisan Trombone Collection – Custom Model
A47CUSTOM – Available as a configured horn with the following options. Components can also be ordered separately.
B47Y – Standard weight, yellow brass Artisan bell with flat rim
B47G – Standard weight, gold brass Artisan bell with flat rim
B47GLT - Light weight, gold brass Artisan bell with flat rim
V47I – Infinity model, .562 bore through “F” section, advanced branch tooling that eliminates one solder connection, patented adjustable lever system
V47ML03 – “La Rosa” model, open wrap design, .562 bore through “F” section, offset rotor casing, unique branch configuration and bracing to maximize response and sound quality. Developed in cooperation with Massimo La Rosa
V47 – Gooseneck only in yellow brass
TS47Y – Reverse tuning, yellow brass crook
TS47G – Reverse tuning, gold brass crook
TS47N – Reverse tuning, nickel silver crook
HS47Y – .547 bore, standard weight, yellow brass outside slide tubes and slide crook
HS47NLT - .547 bore, lightweight nickel silver outside slide tubes, nickel silver slide crook
HS47LB - .562 bore, standard weight, yellow brass outside slide tubes and slide crook
Development, acoustic design and testing of The Artisan Trombone Collection was aided by Bach artist Massimo La Rosa, Principal Trombone with The Cleveland Orchestra.
The Artisan Trombone Collection gives artists a wide variety of options to configure their Bach Stradivarius trombone to an extent that has not been possible until now,” said Mark Gifford, Director of Marketing, Low Brass for Conn-Selmer. “Precision and technology combine with the tradition of Bach to create an instrument that is truly special.”
Vincent Bach instruments are handcrafted in the U.S.A. by Conn-Selmer, Inc., the largest manufacturer of band, orchestral instruments and accessories in the United States. Conn-Selmer is a subsidiary of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. For complete information, visit www.bachbrass.com.
Conn-Selmer is the leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur and professional use under the brand portfolio of Vincent Bach, CG Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Prelude, Galway, Glaesel, Soloist, William & Lewis, Scherl & Roth. With a focus on quality craftsmanship, innovation and superior musical performance, Conn-Selmer operates U.S.A. production facilities.
Conn-Selmer is the North American distributor of Selmer Paris woodwinds, the U.S.A. distributor Yanagisawa saxophones and the global distributor for Jiggs pBone.
Through its educational program, Conn-Selmer is the industry leader in providing support and advocacy tools tailored to music education.
For more information on the complete line of instruments, services and support available contact Conn-Selmer at P.O. Box 310, Elkhart, IN 46515-0310 U.S.A. or visit www.conn-selmer.com.