Jean Baptiste is a leading manufacturer of beginner and intermediate brass and woodwind instruments along with essential accessories like care kits, cleaning snakes, and music stands. Founded as a petite shop in New York City in 1932, the company has grown into a leading student caterer with models like the 182S Flute and JB686AL Alto Saxophone. Whether you're in the market for an introductory instrument for your student musician or after a quality piece of brass at a working musician's price, keep one name in mind: Jean Baptiste.