The story of the Conn trombone ultimately begins in 1875 with the vision and determination of one man: Colonel C.G. Conn. Founding a band instrument manufacturing company in the small town of Elkhart, Indiana, Conn quickly became known for his innovative brass designs and became the largest producer of trombones in the United States and earned the lasting reputation as "America's trombone house." Conn trombones are recognized for their unique tone color and refusal to "break up" even at the most extreme dynamics making it one of the most widely used professional symphonic trombones in the world. Conn trombones, a future as bright as their past.
The Conn model 36H is the most popular Eb alto trombone available. It features a 7" yellow brass bell designed for excellent resonance and projection with a traditional wrap Bb section with a standard rotor valve adding facility to difficult passages. The .491"/.500' dual-bore handslide design provides an ease of response and open feel. The clear lacquer finish provides a subtle warmth to the overall sound. The Conn model 36H alto trombone with Bb attachment is designed for the player looking for a high performance alto trombone with slide positions in the same relative positions as a tenor trombone.