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YBB-105MWC Yamaha 3/4 Convertible Marching Tuba

Marching 3/4 size model converts easily for concert band use.


Feature

Hand-lapped pistons
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Precision brace design and placement
The design and placement of the braces ensure maximum durability as well as optimum tone.

Bore size
The .661" bore of the YBB-105M achieves the ideal balance between easy response and solid, authoritative sound.

Bell flare
The specially designed bell flare delivers outstanding projection with warm, rich tone.

Leadpipe taper
Faultless intonation and well-centered notes are the result of the extended taper on the leadpipe.

Well-balanced
The YBB-105M has been designed so it is easy to handle while marching.

Heavy bracing throughout
Because this tuba is used in marching band, it has heavy bracing throughout the instrument to make it more durable at the vulnerable points.

Specifications

Level Standard Marching Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 3/4
Bell Diameter 14 3/8" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67
Pistons/ Valves (3) Nickel-plated, front action
Case BBC-27M
Features Concert and Marching leadpipes included; left shoulder
Options Silver Plated (YBB-105MSWC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional options above are available upon request, please contact info@carolinacrown.org, for more information.

$7,760.00 $5,521.99

YBB-105WC Yamaha Standard Tuba

Smaller size makes this the ideal tuba for beginning players.

The YBB-105 is an excellent choice for younger players, or when budget is a strong consideration. It is lighter weight than more advanced models making it easier to hold and play, but still features a big full sound, and easy response.


Features

Hand-lapped pistons
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Precision brace design and placement
The design and placement of the braces ensures maximum durability as well as optimum tone.

Bore size
The .661" bore of the YBB-105 achieves the ideal balance between easy response and solid, authoritative sound.

Bell flare
The specially designed bell flare delivers outstanding projection with warm, rich tone.

Leadpipe taper
Faultless intonation and well-centered notes are the result of the extended taper on the leadpipe.

Specification

Level Standard Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 3/4
Bore M: 0.661"
Bell Diameter 14 3/8" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67
Pistons/ Valves (3) Nickel-plated, top action
Case BBC-27
Features Large shank mouthpiece reciever; 1st valve thumbhookOptions 

 

 

$5,266.00 $3,798.99

YBB-201MWC Yamaha Full Size Marching Convertible Tuba

This marching tuba is used by all types of marching ensembles, including the DCI World Class and Open Class drum corps. 


Features

Hand-lapped pistons
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Heavy bracing throughout
Because this tuba is used in marching band, it has heavy bracing throughout the instrument to make it more durable at the vulnerable points.

Convertible leadpipe
The reinforced convertible leadpipe for marching allows the instrument to be played in concert and marching settings. The marching leadpipe also has an extra water key to facilitate drainage while marching. The marching leadpipe can be adjusted so the tuba is held on either the left shoulder or the right shoulder.

Specifications

Level Standard Marching Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 4/4
Bore 0.728"
Bell Diameter 17 1/2" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67
Pistons/ Valves (3) Nickel-plated, Front action
Case BBC-32M
Features Concert and Marching leadpipes included; left shoulder
Options Silver Plated (YBB-201MSWC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional options above are available upon request, please contact info@carolinacrown.org, for more information.

$8,747.00 $6,207.99

YBB-201WC Yamaha Standard Tuba

Versatile in any performance situation and built to last, this full-size tuba is ideal for the beginning student.

The YBB-201 is an excellent alternative when budget is a strong consideration. It offers a large "pro-sized" bell and features a rich strong sound. It is easy to play and has accurate intonation.


Features

Hand-lapped pistons
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Intonation
The excellent intonation of the YBB-201 helps to foster a feel for correct pitch in beginning players.

Response
The responsiveness of the YBB-201 assists beginning players in learning the phrasing of the tuba.

Specifications

Level Standard Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 4/4
Bell Diameter 17 1/2" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67
Pistons/ Valves (3) Nickel-plated, Top action
Case BBC-32
$8,539.00 $6,235.99

YBB-202MWC Yamaha Marching Only Tuba

Field tested by three of the countries top Drum Corps, the new marching only tuba received a resounding stamp of approval.

This has to be the ultimate tuba for any marching ensemble. The huge bell produces a massive sound, yet the 202M is easy to hold and easy to play. Despite its wide powerful sound, this instrument is actually lighter in weight than any other comparable tubas. Adjustable leadpipe positioning allows the player to control the balance of the entire tuba, and the vertical valve configuration provides comfortable, natural hand positioning.


Features

Larger bell design
This new model marching tuba features a 21" bell. The larger bell produces a bigger sound with improved projection.

Hand lapped slides
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between air tightness and smooth action.

Clear epoxy lacquer
Microscopic, electronically charged particles of lacquer are attracted to and deposited evenly on the surface of the instrument carrying the opposite charge. This produces an exceptionally thin, uniform coating that can be oven hardened for maximum durability without compromising the instrument's sound.

Top Action Valves
Three top action valves in a traditional marching configuration.

Newly Designed Case
The new durable case with wheels is designed for convenient transport.

Specifications

Level Standard Marching Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 4/4
Bell Diameter 21" Upright Bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67C4
Pistons/ Valves (3) Nickel-plated, Vertical Action
Case BBC-202M
Features Left shoulder
Options Silver Plated (YBB-202MSWC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional options above are available upon request, please contact info@carolinacrown.org, for more information.

$10,480.00 $7,309.99

YBB-321WC Yamaha Intermediate Tuba

A fourth valve extends the range of this step-up model.

YBB-321 is an excellent choice for those who demand a high quality BBb tuba sound, yet must consider their budget. It features a strong warm tone, and is easy to play, with accurate intonation.


Features

Hand-lapped pistons
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Intonation
The excellent intonation of the YBB-321 helps to foster a feel for correct pitch in beginning players.

Response
The responsiveness of the YBB-321 assists beginning players in learning the phrasing of the tuba.

Specifications

Level Intermediate Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 4/4
Bell Diameter 17 1/2" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67
Case BBC-32
Options Silver Plated (YBB-321SWC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional options above are available upon request, please contact info@carolinacrown.org, for more information.

$9,561.00 $6,861.99