The KTB301 trombone is a beginning student instrument combining the best in playing characteristics true to the King brand alongside incredible value for the aspiring musician to get started. Since 1894 the King name has been synonymous with world-class high-quality brass instruments. World renown artists, the likes of Tommy Dorsey, Ziggy Elman, Julian “Cannonball" Adderley, Charlie “The Bird" Parker, and Harry James, all trusted King as their choice of musical instrument. Today’s King trombones continue in that tradition offering a unique experience to student of all ages.
The made in the USA KTB301 trombone is a well-designed, durable instrument perfect for the beginning student and is suited for all types of music. This entry level trombone uses nothing but the highest quality materials and offers a .500" bore handslide with a responsive 8" seamless bell for easy projection and control. The reverse tuning slide provides a slightly more open, free-blowing feel. With nickel silver outer handslide tube and yellow brass crook creates a quick response for the player and adds durability to the instrument. The chrome plated nickel silver inner handslide tubes provide an ideal surface for smooth and quick slide action and the clear lacquer finish and yellow brass bell provides warmth to the overall sound.
At Conn-Selmer, we are committed to ensuring every brass instrument is ready to play right out of the box. To obtain this objective, we have developed and implemented a best-in-class play test criteria and improved our drop testing standards to increase durability. Rest assured, every brass instrument is professionally set up at the Conn-Selmer Brass Quality Center in Elkhart, IN, in optimal playing condition the moment you open the case, and ready to last a lifetime.