The Odyssey Premiere BBb Tuba Outfit (OTU2100 – £4999 UK rrp)

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Odyssey launch Bb Bass Tuba Outfit
The Odyssey range of Brass Band instruments continues to go from strength to strength. Fast becoming a favourite of bands, schools and educators, the range draws upon decades of experience from its designer, Master Craftsman Peter Pollard, to provide the build quality, sound and playability of the very best brass band instruments.
The Odyssey Premiere BBb Tuba Outfit (OTU2100 – £4999 UK rrp) is no exception to these criteria. Featuring a solid brass, silver plated body with 19” bell, the Bass Tuba has four piston valves and three water keys. It comes supplied with a high-quality Dennis Wick Classic mouthpiece and Odyssey ‘zero-gravity’ wheeled hard foam case for ultimate protection.
“This Bass Tuba has a professional level specification” says Peter. “The body is constructed from high grade brass, ensuring the instrument is durable and giving superb projection, whilst the large 19″ bell and .730” bore enhance the tone.”
The Odyssey Brass Band range comprises of cornets, flugel, tenor and baritone horns, euphonium and tuba outfits – view the entire range at http://www.jhs.co.uk/odysseybrassband.html

Specification
Key: Bb

Silver Plate body

Body: High Grade 80:20 Brass

Lacquered caps and slides

Valves: 3+1 Piston Valves

Water keys: 3

Dennis Wick Mouthpiece 

Bell: 19” (483mm)

Bore: .730”

Additional features: Compensating system

Hard moulded wheeled case 
  
ENDS
Odyssey Brass Band Instruments are distributed worldwide by John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd.

 

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About pollardtrumpets

With 46 years working in the music industry worldwide, his knowledge and experience stocks a comprehensive music store, the one stop shop for instrument advice, repairs, new and second-hand sales. Peter's apprenticeships with some of the world's leading craftsmen in Britain, the United States and Canada, have given him a thorough working knowledge of acoustical engineering and instrumental design creating a unique understanding of the instrumental needs of wind musicians. No longer will instrumental connoisseurs have to go to London when choosing and maintaining an instrument, when all their needs can be met in Manchester. A true Artisan, Peter has been fine tuning brass and woodwind instruments for musicians of the leading ensembles and institutions for many years, the Hallé, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Northern College of Music and Leeds College of Music and passing on his expertise in instrumental academy seminars in Scandinavia and Europe. A UK Brass specialist, Peter's skills have led to a growing demand for his custom range of brass design and parts, trumpets, flugels, cornets, bespoke lead pipes, bells, cork parts and mouthpieces. An exponent of 5 Star spa treatments for trumpets, a Pollard MOT involves deep freeze Cryogenic resonance restoration, ultrasonic cleaning, valve alignment and the application of his own patented valve oil 'Superfly' with a unique cleaning agent to ensure agile acrobatics when playing. 'Superfly' has now been licensed for distribution in the United States and Europe. Peter is the figure driving the sponsorship masterclasses and live music at Band on the Wall attracting stars such as Bobby Shew, Snake Davis, Ian Bousfield, Jigs Wigwam and Peter King, the Comedy Store, Liverpool's the Cavern Club and the Hallé, breath of fresh air for the region's live-music industry
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