VT481B Valve Trombone – Bb

The Jean Baptiste VT481B Valve Trombone is perfect for the trumpet player that’s looking to make the leap down (an octave or two) to the tenor trombone, but without learning the trombone slide positions. With the VT481B, any trumpet, baritone or euphonium player can take the plunge with minimal adjustments.

The VT481B features an 8″ laser-fused, plazuma-welded yellow brass bell that ensures even the most novice player will be able to play with minimal effort. The trombone also has three monel-plated valves for excellent durability and slotting. The VT481B is designed in the key of Bb and with a lacquer finish.

Loaded with features and value, the Jean Baptiste VT481B Valve Trombone is the perfect instrument to start your doubling career.


  • Keyed to Bb
  • 8″ yellow brass bell
  • .488″ bore: Small bore
  • Yellow brass tuning slide
  • Three monel-plated valves
  • Lacquer finish
  • Includes case and small shank 12C mouthpiece