he Jupiter 378 Series is the band director's dream. This 3/4 size tuba includes a detachable leadpipe, valve body and bell for easy cleaning and repair, plus durable construction that is perfect for the classroom. The tighter wrap and compact size will not overly tax younger players, while still offering an ample dynamic range and rich, sweet tone. The 378 tuba features nickel-plated piston valves for easy action, plus a size which makes the sound easy to control for beginning tuba player. The Jupiter 378 Series is a full sounding 3/4 tuba any band director will enjoy hearing hold down the low end.