Blessing Unveils BBCL-1287E Bass Clarinet

Posted on March 10, 2019

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – E.K. Blessing is proud to introduce the new BBCL-1287E Bass Clarinet to their 2019 lineup. A key and valued instrument in orchestral and ensemble music, the E.K. Blessing BBCL-1287E Bass Clarinet had its debut at the 2019 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA.

“Players that have already had their hands on the BBCL have great things to say about it,” says Phil Baughman, Brand Manager at E.K. Blessing.  “This Bass Clarinet is an outstanding value for the cost, and dealers have been impressed with playability and quality.  It checks off everything that is important to a band director for a school band program. Compact, portable, durable, light-weight, easy to store and transport with a sufficient range to Eb and player friendly.” 

BBCL-1287E Bass Clarinet

  • Standard Series
  • Key of Bb
  • Range Down to Low Eb
  • Two-piece ABS Resin with Matte Finish Body
  • Nickel Silver Neck
  • Nickel Silver Bell
  • Nickel Silver, Nickel Plated Keys
  • French Key System/ 20 Keys – Boehm
  • Straight Tone Holes
  • Molded Bore Shape
  • .906″ Bore  
  • Adjustable Thumb Rest
  • Adjustable Support Peg
  • Blued Steel Springs and Pisoni Pads 
  • Mouthpiece, Ligature, & Cap
  • C-1287BBCLE Case

The Blessing BBCL-1287E Bass Clarinet offers what’s important to the student musician, the educator, and school music program. It provides durable construction along with a rich, earthy bass sound that helps stabilize a concert band’s woodwind section. It offers a two-piece ABS resin body with nickel silver neck, keys, and bell. It is light-weight and convenient for transport and storage. With a range to low Eb, the BBCL-1287E is easy to play allowing for immediate success and confidence.

Dealers are encouraged to visit the St. Louis Music booth at Winter NAMM 2019 to experience the BBCL-1287E for themselves.  For more information or to become a dealer call your St. Louis Music representative at 314-727-4512 or email [email protected]  

{Pictured: BBCL-1287E Bass Clarinet}

St. Louis Music is one of the largest general distributors of musical instruments and accessories in North America. SLM is the owner of Alvarez, Austin and Sigma Guitars, Knilling String Instruments, E.K. Blessing, DEG Lyres, Zonda Brasswinds and Reeds and Hamilton stands. The company is also the exclusive USA distributor of Dixon Drums and Hardware, and P. Mauriat Brass and Woodwinds. SLM distributes over 250 brands of accessories to music stores across the USA.

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