Bach and Greenhoe have created a loyal and determined following over the years by providing some of the best aspects of an instrument on the market. This Bach 42 is a stellar instrument. Featuring an unlacquered, yellow brass Bach Corporation bell, Greenhoe valve section, yellow brass Bach slide with brass crook, this is a lightning rod of a horn. Flexible, powerful and ideal regardless of playing environment, this instrument can find it's home from the bandstand to the concert hall. You will be hard pressed to find a better sounding and playing trombone.