Handmade alto trombone in Eb fabricated by Markus Leuchter at his small shop in Germany. This alto trombone is the next generation of the famous model originally designed by the famous trombone maker Herbert Glassl. The Glassl alto trombone is well known around the world for being a fabulous instrument for orchestral and soloistic playing. This new instrument from Leuchter uses the original design but improves the instrument in slide construction, leadpipe design and bell fabrication. The results, one of the finest alto trombones in the world.
Handmade professional bass trombone, fabricated by Markus Leuchter. This beautiful instrument has many features not found on a variety of factory produced instruments. Each bend is handmade to fit perfectly without stress on any joints. The instrument is fabricated out of high quality very thin German red brass (including the valve wraps) and German nickel silver. This instrument is designed to be a good balance point between traditional German trombones and the American style Trombone, incorporating aspects of both. Each instrument is built to order, so it can be set up any way desired.
High quality Eb alto sackbut made by Markus Leuchter in Germany. Designed with input from sackbuttist, Harry Ries, as well as incorporating elements from other makers and original instruments, Markus has been able to create a fabulous playing alto sackbut. The sound and playing characteristics of this instrument are both of high quality and the craftsmanship is top notch. As with all of Markuss historic brass instruments, you get a lot of horn for you money. Playing as well as some of the most famous and respected current historic makers but for a bargain price for a handmade instrument. The standard model features a hand-engraved bell garland, ornamented bell stay and a 3rd position bell. A tuning slide has been incorporated into the design because it is useful and easy to integrate. Recommended in raw brass finish.
On a side note, I personally own a Leuchter alto sackbut and Im very satisfied with it. A classical trombone bell section based on an original Johann Schmeid alto trombone from the late 1700s will be offered shortly and will be compatible with the sackbut slide.
Handmade Bb tenor sackbut made by Markus Leuchter. This tenor sackbut is designed using historic instruments and incorportating some of the upgrades of modern trombones without sacrificing the integrity of the sackbut. Modern chrome slide tubes give a smooth slide action, tuning slide allows for the player to adjust to their surroundings and a water key allows for you to empty condensation quickly. These design elements enhance the playability of the instrument and allows for the musician to fully realize the potential and beauty of the sackbut. Each piece of the instrument is handmade by Markus, the level of craftsmanship and detail is high. Recommended in raw brass finish.
A classical trombone bell section based on an original Johann Schmeid trombone from the late 1700s will be offered shortly and will be compatible with the sackbut slide.
Finally, A high quality bass sackbut in F that wont break the bank. This is a fabulous instrument with everything a trombonist needs to play the low parts and look good doing it (this large sackbut will certainly turn heads). This instrument is an original design by Markus using other F bass trombones and incorporating some of his own ideas. For a bass sackbut, this is a user friendly instrument being easy to play and integrating some nice features to allow the modern trombonist to feel comfortable on a period horn. A kruspe style water key is standard and actuates when placed on the floor.