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Kanstul Model 1606 Bb Tenor Trombone   

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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 l...Read More


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With a large throat hand-hammered one-piece bell.

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.

  • 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

Model 1606 Bb Tenor Trombone

  • 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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Fantastic Trombone!

By barbone

from mid-west

Comments about Kanstul Model 1606 Bb Tenor Trombone:

The first time I played this horn I knew it was something special.The more I played it, the more I wanted to play it.The attacks are a perfect balance for me, as is the resistance. The this horn truly resonates and projects incredibly well.Find the leadpipe with the correct balance for the way you play and Watch Out!
Zig has created a monster trombone with this one.

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