About Jean Baptiste

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Founded in 1932, Jean Baptiste started in a small shop in the heart of New York City with a single mission statement: To bring affordable, high-quality brass and woodwind instruments to the masses. For over 80 years, Jean Baptiste has provided its instruments to players of all ages and skill levels, helping to launch the careers of countless students, educators and artists.

An unwavering commitment to music education by enhancing the music playing experience has resulted in Jean Baptiste’s current line of woodwind and brass instruments that bring unparalleled craftsmanship, tone and playability to the market. Jean Baptiste has also developed a full line of accessories that allow for the proper care and maintenance of all its instruments.

Affordability, attention to detail and superior craftsmanship, along with a deep understanding of students, music educators and professional musicians, have helped shape Jean Baptiste into a well-established and highly respected legacy brand.