What mouthpiece should I use?

Generally, the larger mouthpiece is often played for lower registers, and the smaller mouthpiece is played for the higher registers. Then, deeper cup produces darker and milder tones while shallower cup produces more brilliant and clearer tones. Standard cup depth would be preferred for a flexible performance.

What do the number and letter of Bach system trumpet mouthpieces signify?

NOTE: Numbers and letters are drill bit sizes. The smaller the number, the larger the throat. Generally, the larger the throat, the freer blowing the mouthpiece and the more volume possible.

What do mouthpiece numbers mean?

In Bach mouthpieces, the cup design is referred to by a letter (eg C). The cup depth is designated by a number (eg 7). A larger number will give a “shallower” cup, and a smaller rim diameter. A 1½C will be deeper than 7C and have a larger inner rim diameter. A 12C will be very shallow with a small inner rim diameter.

What is the best lead trumpet mouthpiece?

Best Yamaha Trumpet Mouthpiece for High Notes. Yamaha Trumpet Mouthpiece Bobby Shew Signature

  • KGUBrass Custom Trumpet Mouthpiece. TRUMPET MOUTHPIECE BOOSTER KGUBrass.
  • Bach Trumpet Mouthpiece 3C.
  • Small Brass Single Neoprene Mouthpiece.
  • Blessing Trumpet Mouthpiece.
  • Bach K3513C Mega Tone Trumpet Mouthpiece.
  • What is the best trumpet mouthpiece brand?

    Yamaha Yacshewlead Bobby Shew Lead Trumpet Mouthpiece. If you want the best and quality tone from your trumpet, it is advisable that you get any of the best mouthpieces as it plays a role in determining the quality of the sound.

    What is a Bach trumpet?

    Definition of Bach trumpet. : a trumpet of high pitch designed especially for performing J.S.Bach’s original trumpet parts.

    What is a trumpet mouthpiece booster?

    Mouthpiece Boosters. Boosters are designed to add extra weight by slipping over the shank and cup of most standard size mouthpieces. The extra weight helps increase projection and add stability to the sound. Available in Silver & Gold for cornet , trumpet, French horn, and trombone.