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The TC695 “Chicago York” is as near as we can get to a replica of the most famous tuba in the world, the great York 6/4 CC tuba as played by Gene Pokorny in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The orchestral tuba which is the sound of the modern symphony orchestral tuba to many people. Much copied in the past, but affordable to most tuba players, the new Wessex TC695 makes this great tuba available at a more reasonable price for professionals, students and amateurs alike - with no compromises to the quality or tone.

  • Bore, valves 1-3: 0.75” (19mm)
  • Bore 4th valve: 0.79” (20mm)
  • Bore 5th valve: 0.87” (22mm)
  • Bell: 20” (500mm)
  • Height: 36.5” (93cm)
  • Weight: 23lb (10.5kg)

Special Features:

  • Replica of the famous York tuba as played in the Chicago Symphony
  • Entirely handmade with hand hammered bell and larger bows
  • New designed leadpipe by Chuck Nickles (ex-US Army Band, Europe) to improve response
  • Exceedingly lightweight due to the hand-made manufacturing
  • All nickel slides
  • Stainless Steel valves which are vented for smooth legato playing
  • Wyvern Engraved valve buttons
  • Supplied in latched hard case
  • Supplied with Wessex CHUCK custom mouthpiece
  • Every Tuba individually Quality checked and approved by Chuck Nickles before accepted at factory

CC 6/4 Front-Piston Tuba "Chicago-York" - TC695

SKU: TC695
  • Please note that pricing is an estimate and will depend on the available exchange rate available and changes in pricing from our supplier.  Contact us for an exact quote.  Note our price will include GST and import duty, which overseas prices will exclude.