The Jean Baptiste 481LU Eb Alto Horn is designed to fit perfectly into the sound of any orchestra or brass ensemble wherein a horn plays the supporting symphonic parts. The horn is made from yellow brass and features a 7.5-inch bell for optimal resonance and vibration. Players of all ages will appreciate this fun to play, lightweight brass instrument. The nickel silver outer tuning slide and Monel-plated valves add strength and durability to this instrument. A . 488-inch bore give this horn a focused and centered sound with quick articulation, and ensures that even the most novice player will be able to play with minimal effort. The 481LU is made complete with an easy to play 12C small shank mouthpiece, valve oil, microfiber cloth and a hardshell, lightweight wheeled case, making the instrument travel ready. The AH481LU offers the outstanding value and tone that you'd expect only from Jean Baptiste.
All Jean Baptiste instruments are inspected at the Jean Baptiste factory, and again at headquarters to ensure that every instrument will provide a worry free experience right out of the case. Every Jean Baptiste instrument is backed by a 1-year warranty to cover manufacturer defects.