Category Archives: Professional Trumpets

Bach Stradivarius Trumpet Review

Bach 180S37 Stradivarius trumpet with case

The Bach 180S37 Stradivarius is considered the creme de la creme of professional trumpets and the instrument of choice of most professional orchestra trumpet players. The intonation and response offered by this trumpet in combination with it’s depth of sound is simply unmatched by any other trumpet.

Yamaha Xeno Trumpet (YTR-8335RGS) Review

Yamaha YTR-8335RGS Xeno Trumpet Case

The Yamaha YTR-8335RGS Xeno Bb Trumpet is a favored professional grade instrument that is designed for exceptional performance. The Yamaha Xeno offers musicians highly responsive action and satin-smooth playing. Yamaha musical instruments are justly famous for their attention to detail, and the Xeno trumpet is no exception. The trumpet’s sound quality is unmatched.

Yamaha YTR-8310Z Bobby Shew Trumpet Review

Yamaha YTR-8310Z Bobby Shew Trumpet

The Yamaha YTR-8310Z Bobby Shew trumpet (or the ‘Z’ as it is known) was born of Yamaha’s long and close relationship with the legendary trumpeter Bobby Shew. An incredibly versatile player, Bobby Shew was looking for an efficient trumpet that could belt out a powerful lead or play a soft mellow ballad. Working with Yamaha trumpet designer Shunichi Niwata and R&D specialist Bob Malone, the original Z was modified to meet Bobby Shew’s playing needs and in doing so created a versatile, lightweight professional trumpet that’s perfect for just about any venue.

Getzen Eterna Classic Trumpet Review: Model 900S

Getzen 900s Eterna Classic trumpet

Getzen, a family-owned company that is famous for their top-of-the-line brass instruments, has finally […]

Kanstul 1000 Trumpet Review

Kanstul 1000 Trumpet

The Kanstul 1000 Series Bb trumpets made by Kanstul Musical Instruments bears a striking semblance to the Chicago Benge trumpets designed by Elden Benge many years ago. A professional level trumpet, the Kanstul 1000 Series (also known as the Kanstul Chicago trumpet) is loved for its tremendous projection and a lively texture to the tone that is both brilliant and warm.