Dark, rich sound that blends well with any ensemble.
The Leblanc 7168 Low Eb Bass Clarinet is specifically designed for developing musicians, the 7168 provides a free-blowing and responsive playing experience perfect for aspiring bass clarinetists. Its durable ABS body and nickel-plated key mechanism outfitted with high-quality synthetic pads allow for a consistent, reliable performance and crisp tone. The 7168's warm, rich sound is balanced by a nickel-plated bell for a professional-level clarity. As an ideal starter instrument, the 7168 is an accessible and affordable way for students to begin their musical journey on bass clarinet.
Durable Construction Built To Last
The 7168 is constructed for longevity, with a one piece ABS plastic body and nickel-plated keywork designed to withstand regular use. Its robust build allows students to focus on technique and tone rather than worrying about damage or repairs. The key mechanism's high-quality pads provide an airtight seal for consistent, resonant notes across the instrument's range. The 7168 is a dependable, hardworking bass clarinet ready to support students through years of practice and performance.
Balanced, Professional-Level Tone
Despite its student-focused design, the 7168 produces a rich, warm tone balanced by a clear high end. Its plastic body resonates to naturally enhance the lower register, while the nickel-plated bell adds brightness and clarity to higher notes. This balanced tone gives students an instrument that sounds professional and helps them develop proper embouchure and breath control. The 7168's free-blowing nature also allows students to focus on tone production rather than struggling with resistance.
Accessible and Affordable
As Leblanc's student-model bass clarinet, the 7168 is highly accessible for aspiring musicians on a budget. Its durable, dependable build provides years of reliable use at an affordable price point. The 7168 comes ready to play with a mouthpiece, floor peg, and carrying case; everything students need to begin learning and performing on bass clarinet. For those looking to start their musical journey on bass clarinet, the 7168 is an ideal first instrument at a price that won't break the bank.