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The New Upgrade 1150F Performance Series Trombone

New Taipei - June, 2019

Jupiter band instruments is excited to announce the release of the all new JTB1150 Performance Series trombones. The new one-piece leadpipe delivers an effortless playing experience with the new minimal resistance design. With a large .547” bore, the JTB1150F has big and dark sound that perfectly suits orchestral, symphonic, and wind ensemble repertoire. With options such as rose or yellow brass and open or the traditional wrap, a player can choose what type of sound and feel they desire. Simply choose whatever you like! The one-piece lead pipe enforces the bonding of inner slide and the tube, ensuring a dependable instrument for everlasting practice or performance. Visit below models for more information on available configurations of the Jupiter JTB1150F trombones. Together We Can Succeed!

The New Upgrade 700 Series Trombone

New Taipei - June, 2019

Jupiter band instruments is excited to announce the all new 700 Series trombone line. The re-designed leadpipe design allows the instruments to respond quickly and easily to support early success for young trombonists. The extended-lever water key allows the player to drain the condensation quickly and with minimal effort. The Jupiter student trombones feature the customizable Jupiter MyCase or softcase. For more model and feature information about 700 Series trombones, visit below models for more details. Together We Can Succeed!

Jupiter Rewards Students at the John Coltrane Festival

Mt. Juliet, TN - October, 2018 | Community | Festivals

Jupiter Band Instruments, member of the KHS America family of brands, has once again partnered with the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival’s Student Essay Contest. This is the 5th consecutive year Jupiter Band Instruments have partnered with the festival.

2018 Student Melody Competition Winning Piece Premiered at TBA Conference

San Antonio, Tx - September, 2018 | Competitions | TBA

As part of the Texas Bandmasters Association (TBA) and KHS America Academic Student Melody Competition, the winning theme was used as thematic material for a full wind ensemble piece.  This year’s winning melody titled “Inevitable” was composed by Jose Angle Salinas, currently a sophomore at Glenda Dawson High School near Houston, and was premiered by the US Air Force Band of the West at the recent Texas Bandmasters Association Conference to a full house. KHS America provided accommodations for Jose’s family which included his father Jose Sr., mother Patricia, and sister Bianca along with his band director Nathan Coronado to be in attendance at the premiere and to be a part of the TBA Conference.

Jupiter Sax Gig Strap Provides Ultimate Comfort

Mt Juliet, TN - January, 2018 | Accessories | Straps

KHS America announces the release of the new Jupiter Sax Gig Strap JCM-SXNS01.  This over-the-shoulders strap is constructed of leather and suede giving it the durability and comfort necessary for those long gigs or for players on the marching field.  Multiple adjustment points allow the perfect fit every time.  The convenient design also allows the player to put it on and remove with ease!

Jupiter’s New Lightweight "MyCase" Allows You To "CHANGE IT UP!"

Mt Juliet, TN - December, 2017 | MyCase | Personalized Cases

KHS America announces the release of the Jupiter MyCase for the 700 Series Student Instruments. This new case is more durable, stylish and lightweight and features upgraded hardware, including captive hinge pins, scratch resistant ABS material, ability to stack (even the trombone case!), and interchangeable decals to allow students to customize their case to match their personal style. 

Jupiter Winds & Majestic Percussion Team with Harry to Help Band Devastated by Flood

Mt. Juliet, TN - September, 2016 | Community | Harry Connick Jr

It was the first day of school for Central High School band students in Baton Rouge on August 11th, 2016.  Many students took school-owned instruments home to practice, not realizing how their lives would change in the next 48 hours. The flood that hit this area of the country not only swallowed up many of their homes, but took their belongings, including these musical instruments. 

An Inspiring Story about Music, Hope, Love and Jupiter.

Canada - September, 2016

Every once in a while a story comes along that shows the healing power of music and music education. Stories like Connor Derraugh’s reinforce the positive effects music can have on the body and mind.

Announcing the Launch of our New Website!

Taiwan - March, 2016

After months of dedication, Jupiter is very pleased and excited to announce the launch of the brand new website. With a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation, we hope that you will enjoy our new site.

Jupiter Brings Professional Styling To The Beginning Saxophone Student

Mt. Juliet, TN - January, 2016 | Student | Woodwinds

Jupiter announces the release of the new, all-lacquered, JAS700 student alto and JTS700 student tenor saxophones. While retaining design elements intended to accommodate the playability and durability requirements of beginning band, these instruments feature the professional look of lacquered body and keys.

National Student Melody Competition Winner Announced

Mt. Juliet, TN - October, 2015 | Competitions | NAfME

The winner of the 2015 National Student Melody Competition is 17 year old Joseph Ham from Ruston, LA for his composition "The City of Joy."

"Participating in school band programs since the sixth grade, I have been extremely fortunate to have had three outstanding band directors who not only have challenged me to become the best player I could be, but also have encouraged me in my journey as a composer," said high school senior Joseph Ham. "I plan to enroll at Louisiana Tech next fall, majoring in Cyber-engineering with a minor in Music Technology, with a goal of creating music technology for the next generation. And, of course, I will never stop composing and playing! Without music education and the teachers who taught me, I never would have known the possibilities that exist."

Jupiter Lends A Hand To A Local High School Band In Need

Mt. Juliet, TN - August, 2015 | Community

The folks with the Macon County High School band had an unfortunate accident recently and although no one was hurt, several of their instruments suffered damage.  Joey Wilburn, Band Director for the Macon County HS band, reached out to Rick DeJonge at Jupiter Band Instruments for help.  Rick and the team at Jupiter took swift action to provide replacement instruments for the band.

Jupiter Redefines Low Brass With The JEP1120 Compensating Euphonium

Mt. Juliet, TN - February, 2015 | 1100 Series | Low Brass

The new Jupiter JEP1100 Compensating Euphonium is the result of years of research by the Jupiter design team along with a council of worldwide consultants.  The goal was to create a superior quality instrument with impeccable intonation that responds well in all registers with great tonal warmth and brilliance.