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Mike Johnson Custom have put together these exciting new deals for Tuba players.
In these times of 'Brexit' price hikes, M-J-C are offering these fantastic instruments, from what is probably the world's oldest working Tuba manufacturer, at substantially less than other high-quality, European-built Tubas.
Mike Johnson brings nearly 40 years of military-, brass band, and orchestral playing at the highest level, to the table. Mike is delighted to be able to discuss your needs and advise on your choice from the Cerveny range of Tubas.
For many years, many orchestral musicians have looked to CC instruments as their Contrabass option.
However, many CC players are these days adding a BBb to their stable, bringing a different tone colour and resonance, not available to them previously.
In 1983, Mike Johnson pioneered the use of the rotary valve BBb Bass in the modern brass band. This is now available again, to the brass band BBb player, with the choice of 4 or 5 valves and
in 10 different sizes!
Contact:
Mike Johnson Phone: +44 161 298 5838
Email: mike@m-j-c.co.uk

Model key

400 series
Classed as a student model. Made to the same standard, but with brass inner and outer slides instead of Nickel Silver
600 Series
Yellow brass with nickel silver inner and outer slides, trimming and leadpipe
800 series
Special brass with lower copper content with nickel silver inner and outer slides, trimming.
R
Nickel Silver Bell Rim.
G
Gold brass leadpipe
I
5th valve on right thumb.
Z
Gold brass bell
B
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O
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X
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P
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E flat Tubas
CEB 641-4

Bell: 400mm
Bore: 18.2mm

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CEB 651-4

Bell: 400mm
Bore: 18.2mm

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F Tubas
CFB 641-4

Bell: 380mm
Bore: 18.2mm

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CFB 651-4

Bell: 400mm
Bore: 18.8-19.2mm

651-4
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651-5GRB
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CFB 653

Bell: 400mm
Bore: 18.2-19.2mm

653-4
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653-5B
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753-6B
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CC Tubas
CCB 483-4

Bell 380mm
Bore 20.2mm
Student Model (Brass Slides)

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CCB 603-4 Piggy

Piggy 5/4 Compact
Bell: 420mm
Bore: 21.2mm

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CCB 883-5IZ-O

Right hand 5th valve
Gold brass bell
2nd valve trigger

Bell: 400mm
Bore: 20.2mm

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CCB 696-5IR

Right hand 5th valve
Nickel Silver bell Rim
2nd valve trigger

Bell: 500mm
Bore: 21.2mm

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BB flat Tubas
CBB 483-4

Bell 380mm
Bore 20.2mm
Student Model (Brass Slides)

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CBB 603-4R Piggy

Piggy 5/4 Compact
Bell: 420mm
Bore: 21.2mm

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CBB 681-4

4/4
Bell: 400mm
Bore: 20.2mm

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CBB 682-4 Jubilate

4/4
Bell: 400mm
Bore: 20.2mm

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CBB 683-4 Arion

4/4
Bell: 400
Bore 20.2mm

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CBB 883-5Z DE Opera

4/4
Bell; 400mm
Bore: 20.2mm

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CBB 684-4G Bohemia

Large 4/4

Bell: 420mm
Bore: 21:2mm

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CBB 691-4

5/4

Bell: 500mm
Bore: 21.2mm

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CBB 693-5R

6/4 Compact

Bell: 500mm
Bore: 21.2mm

4 valve

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5 valves

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CBB 696-4

6/4

Bell: 500mm
Bore: 21.2mm

4 valve

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Cimbassi
CBC 680-5IPX

5 valve right hand
With 2nd valve Trigger

A new design (this is the prototype) and it's seriously amazing.
I've played the BBb Cimbasso from one of the Major German Manufacturers and I don't think it comes close to this.
In and above the stave it doesn't burble. It doesn't even feel like its in Contrabass pitch! But when you get down to the 'Cash register' its unbelievable. This is by far THE best Cimbasso I've played.
And I think you'll be surprised at the price!

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CFC 652-6

4+2 valve set up

Bell: 280mm
Bore: 18.2mm

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Sousaphones
ASH 252/4

252A F/Eb
254 Eb

Bell: 600mm
Bore: 16.2mm

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ASH 260

ASH 260 BBb.

Bell: 610mm
Bore: 18.2mm

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