Dating bach trumpet mouthpieces
When you think back to the turn of the century (that would be 1800-1900) with park concerts for well dressed men wearing top hats and women carrying parasols, the sound of the sweat cornets drifting on the air was very typical of the cornet and brass band music of that time.Now jump ahead to the big band, swing days in the 1940’s and the sound of Harry James rocketing through the big ballroom will give you an indication as to what the trumpets function had become.It does this by anchoring the outer limits of your lips as well as spreading the contact area on the lip over a wider area.As with every variable on a mouthpiece, one advantage will usually cause an equal disadvantage.Most instrument manufacturers also make mouthpieces which are produced under their own name and are included with the purchase of their instrument.Beginning trumpet and cornet players will not need to go through the endless quest to find the perfect mouthpiece as the more experienced players often do for the younger player needs to be more concerned with basic practice habits and steady improvement on his/her instrument and less concerned with what Mr. To be perfectly honest, if I’m asked what is the best trumpet mouthpiece, I would have to say that “there is no perfect mouthpiece for every player”.The original has a cup diameter of 20 mm and a wide flat rim. I often make these mouthpieces in two parts with a thread like Warburton mouthpieces.These can be made in other cup and rim diameters on request.
The flugelhorn mouthpiece is also unique to itself.
If that were true, every trumpet player in the world would be playing on the same mouthpiece.
If one mouthpiece gets you more high notes it will also be the mouthpiece that gives you more problems in the lower register as well as possibly limiting your flexibility in all ranges.
The chances are very good that if the student continues to improve and becomes a better than average player, he or she will look into a mouthpiece change and at that time a professional should be contacted for recommendations.
Symphonic and jazz trumpet players have always experimented with ways to create a darker sound by using various mouthpiece add-ons to add weight and mass.