BBb 5/4 5-Rotary-Valve Tuba ‘Luzern’ - TB575

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For modern music, and playing the BBb bass part in brass bands, 5-valves are really required to cover the full chromatic range down to the fundamental. 

Wessex Tubas has therefore re-designed the ‘Luzern’ with a 5th rotary valve tuned to a flat tone, as is standard on modern tubas – and operated by the thumb of the right hand. 

Our BBb 5/4 5-Rotary-Valve Tuba ‘Luzern’ TB575 can be used to play any contrabass tuba or BBb bass music, and provide a superb broad tone under band or orchestra. 

We believe this is the best value, full size BBb tuba for sale and is sure to satisfy a player of any standard, from local community band level, to leading professional.

The ‘Luzern’ has hardened gold brass bell and comes with ‘Wessex Chief’ tuba mouthpiece, molded ABS latched case with wide placed robust wheels. 


  • Bell: 18″ (450mm)
  • Bore: 0.77″ (19.5 mm)
  • Height: 35.6″ (904mm)
  • Weight: 26 lbs (11.9 kg)
  • 5 rotary valves, 5th valve tuned to flat tone

Special Features

  1. Nickel inner and outer slide
  2. Gold brass bell
  3. Nickel leadpipe
  4. Specially Hardened bell
  5. Solid nickel robust rotor paddles and stainless steel linkage
  6. Wessex Z valves for quiet reliable operation and easy maintenance
  7. Molded ABS latched case with wide placed robust wheels
  8. Wyvern engraved valve caps
  9. Heavy fixed thumb ring for comfort
  10. Nickel bell wreath on premier addition
  11. Every tuba individually quality assured at factory and again before shipping
  12. Supplied with Wessex Chief mouthpiece
Note: Gig bag for this tuba is B210

Wessex Warranty

For your peace of mind

Unlike most leading brands, Wessex Tubas offers a 3-year warranty against manufacturing defects on all our instruments, and in the unlikely event that you are dissatisfied with your purchase, we offer a full refund and return within 2 weeks.

You can return any item bought from Wessex Tubas within 14 days of receiving it for a full refund, minus shipping costs. However, please contact us before returning your item so we can provide you with return labels and a collection booking with our dedicated courier to ensure the safe return of your item/s. When returning the item, it must be in its original packaging and in ’as received’ condition. Please note that shipping charges apply to refund upon return of your item and any damage will also result in reduced refund.

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