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Bach - Model TB600 Aristocrat - Tenor Trombone

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The Bach Aristocrat TB600 tenor trombone has a .509" bore and an 8" two-piece yellow brass bell that result in an open and broad warm sound. The chrome plated nickel silver inner handslide tubes provide the ideal surface for smooth and quick handslide action. The clear lacquer finish provides a subtle warmth to the overall sound. The TB600 is a well designed durable instrument perfect for the beginning student and is well suited for all types of music.

Specs

  • .509" bore
  • 8" bell
  • Yellow brass outer handslide tubes
  • Brass outer slide
  • Chrome plated nickel silver inside slide
  • Clear lacquer finish
  • Bach 12C mouthpiece
  • 50882 molded case

About Bach Trombones

Bach Aristocrat instruments are brought to you by Conn-Selmer, the largest US manufacturer of band instruments. Aristocrat represents a premium line of value priced quality musical instruments for today's young players that are made to our exacting specifications. Backed by full warranties and service, Aristocrat instruments are well suited for players of all ages.

Trombone Bores

Trombone bores are a measurement of the inside diameter of the inner slide tubes. As the bore size changes so does the bell design. The shape of the tapered surface, or rate of flare, determines the characteristic sound of the trombone. Slow tapers yield bright tones, while fast tapers produce dark, warm sounds. Smaller bore trombones having bells with slower rates of taper, produce a brighter jazz sound. Larger bore trombones, having bells with faster rates of taper, yield darker symphonic tone qualities.

Sterling bells create a full copliment of partials (overtones) in the tonal spectrum for a focused sound with great projection. For situations involving dark qualities or high dynamic levels without distortion, choose a heavyweight bell.

Bach Stradivarius trombones are famous for their fullness of sound and projection. This is achieved by the use of one-piece construction, allowing for unrestricted vibration of the bell. In addition to the shape of the bell flare, the type and thickness of the bell material also affect the sound. Gold brass, softer and more red than the standard yellow brass due to a higher copper content, results in a warm tone.

Trombone Mouthpipes and Goosenecks

The venturi (constriction) and rate of taper in the mouthpipe affect the trombone's characteristic sound. Bach offers several mouthpipe options.

The gooseneck, a section of pipe located immediately after the handslide section, serves as a "choke" to further balance the blowing resistance.

Vincent Bach combined his unique talents as both a musician and an engineer to create brass instruments of unequalled tonal quality. Often copied but never duplicated, Bach instruments today remain the sound choice of artists worldwide.

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