Helping you decide on a great instrument. Please contact us whenever you have questions. What struck me first was how easy it was to play. Find Yamaha Trumpets deals and save. Each horn has different characteristics and depending on the gig I use what suits my needs. Customers give the Bobby Shew a perfect 5.
For me - it's quite possible to play most styles with ease and great sound! It is easy to slot notes on the horn, and the intonation is fantastic. It is a great horn for just about everything. I think that it can be played without problems, but I think that it is a good condition, but since there are small scratches, dents and plating drops, please refrain from those looking for the appearance especially plating drops or those looking for beauty products. You certainly don't need my approval or any one else's for that matter. Like the Shew, they are relatively lightweight, with minimal bracing.
I find it to be a very balanced, solid horn with lots of color to the sound. It's not always easy to find the perfect one. There are a lot of choices out there. Frankly, I prefer the older Z. It's not negative at all! The handmade bell is one of the biggest Yamaha makes, and its tapering thickness gives players a very open and comfortable response as well as better feedback into their sound. With the newest Custom Z, Yamaha kept the same basic design concepts—the precise lead pipe taper and super-efficient step bore—that made the original Z so popular. Hammered one-piece bell The newly designed yellow brass bell features a side seam and a variable wall thickness.
I was my understanding Schilke wanted to go after the Bach market. I prefer the standard, but the reverse models were pretty good too. I recommend this horn highly, even as an experiment for those who swear by heavier models. These are the older Schilke clones - medium bore in C. Unless you really love it and want it new that is much higher than I'd pay. These features were key in designing the Bobby Shew trumpet so that students and professionals alike wouldn't have to work so hard and could use one trumpet in just about any venue.
The Z model trumpets, released in 2004 and developed in cooperation with world-famous trumpet player Bobby Shew, have been our top jazz trumpet model. Yamaha Bobby Shew Trumpet Specifications Key: Bb Bore: 0. Choose facing size from the drop-down list. Yamaha hit the nail straight on the head while handcrafting this fine trumpet. Kevin worked at Schilke and no one else can touch my horns. It is a shame there seems to be no music store in Metro Detroit where you can try professional trumpets anymore. For me - it's quite possible to play most styles with ease and great sound! Shopping is the best place to comparison shop for Yamaha Trumpets.
Let the music flow with a wonderfully made Yamaha trumpet today. I have an increased response throughout the entire range on the horn, from my lowest note to my highest. Peters Heavyweight Member Joined: 12 Nov 2001 Posts: 1114 Location: Eugene, Oregon Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:04 am Post subject: Shew C companion Hello all, If the Shew horn is comparable to specs as a Schilke B7, then you would be looking for a C7. . It was easy and comfortable to play at all volumes in all registers of the horn, and sounded consistent throughout. Here's what a few had to say, Never looked back! In 1972 Shew moved from Las Vegas to Los Angeles where he did much studio work as well as play with some of the top big bands of the era through the end of the 1970s. I have always liked your avatar! Although exterior finish is available, a hard case is included.
The Legacy of Yamaha Trumpets. The point is that there is a place for everyone to sit. Such a perfect fit helps to achieve smooth air flow and smooth action and improves the response and intonation of the instrument. Yamaha Bb trumpets are at home in any settings, from studio to big band, concert band, chamber group, or orchestra. I think a used Xeno 8335 is in my future.
Yamaha has set a true standard for lightweight trumpets with its newest Z. Let's all calm down, we're among friends here. I just returned an excellent Yamaha Z to wwbw. It was very easy-blowing and projective. The light weight and the little resistance of the horn make transitioning from a C below the staff to a C above the staff as easy as moving from one note to the next note up.
Now looking to replace the Bach 25A 229 with a Yamaha that is along the same lines in blow. That's not my experience at all. But found myself working harder than I needed at the end of a long night. I am hoping the B5 will open up some and I will not need to get another horn. Just didn't give me added-value over my Committee.