Across the spectrum of brass instruments, there is no category where King isn't arguably, well, the king. Jazz, classical, concert band, marching--virtually every brass music discipline owes much of history and its present to King instruments. King is a manufacturer of trumpets, cornets, flugelhorns, trombones, French horns, mellophones, tubas and sousaphones, offering student model instruments, through intermediate and into professional quality artisan-level horns. They additionally make a variety of saxophone models. From its humble beginnings in the late 1800s, King has grown to be a major contributor to the vitality of quality instrument making in the US. Many of music's greatest practitioners used King instruments throughout their careers, and that tradition continues today.