(Picture shown is 52BSP, Silver Plated Model)
The story of the Conn trumpets 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 trumpets are recognized for their unique tone color and refusal to "break up" even at the most extreme dynamics making it one of the most versatile trumpets in the world. Conn trumpets, a future as bright as their past.
The Conn "CONNstellation" 52B Bb trumpet is designed as a professional instrument but is positioned as intermediate. The .462" large bore, reverse leadpipe construction, and single radius main tuning slide combine to produce a very open free-blowing feel. The seamless 4-7/8" yellow brass bell provides great projection and control. The professional Monel piston material provides smooth and quick action. The 1st valve thumb saddle allows for easy intonation adjustments. The patented Modular Valve Weight (MLW) system gives the player a choice in response and feel. The clear lacquer finish provides a subtle warmth to the overall sound. The Conn 52B is one of the most versatile trumpets available today.