On Consignment The horn was manufactured around 2004 by John Duda for Grammy Award winning artist - Terry Townson who owned this horn right up until 2012.(http://www.terrytownson.com) The horn originally featured a shell design at on the inner section of the bell bow that has since been removed at some time during that period. It comes with two tuning slide designs so you can find your preference, one is rounded and one is double radius crook. This is an ideal horn that has a some sizzle and a big sound. Rock, Solo or Lead are no problem. It has been professionally used an recorded for over a decade.