Best Cheap Trumpets Under 200 Dollars For Beginner Students ?

Editors Top Pick, The Jean Paul TR-330

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 What Are The Best Cheap Trumpets Under 200 Dollars

There are a lot of cheap trumpets out there nowadays and some of them are actually playable. However, I do want to say, right from the start, that we are now talking about beginner trumpets and if you already know that you want to try your luck with pursuing a career as a professional trumpeter, then these are not the trumpets you should go for. Continue reading “Best Cheap Trumpets Under 200 Dollars For Beginner Students ?”

Yamaha YTR-8310Z Bobby Shew Trumpet Review (My Experience)

Yamaha YTR-8310Z Bobby Shew Trumpet

My Experience With The Bobby Shew YTR-8310Z Trumpet-Review

The Bobby Shew, Yamaha YTR-8310Z B-flat trumpet is the trumpet I have been using most of the time the last 7 years or so, as my main B-flat trumpet. It has been a great relationship and it’s about time I write a review on the 8310Z.


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Stiff Lips And Trumpet Playing – Unresponsive Chops?



Stiff Lips When Playing Trumpet How To Fix Unresponsive Chops

It’s early in the morning and after my second cup of coffee I pick up my beloved horn. I start my practice day by doing som descending scales, like the ones I talk about in the article warm up routines for trumpet.

Right from the start my lips feels strange and when I get down to first line “e” the sound get’s weaker, and two steps further the low “c”,  hardly speaks at all…. Continue reading “Stiff Lips And Trumpet Playing – Unresponsive Chops?”

Jean Paul TR-430 Trumpet Review – My Experience

If someone blindfolded me, gave me a horn, didn’t tell me the brand and just had me play it to give it a score from 1-10, I would probably rate the Jean Paul 8/10 (as I’m used to playing professional trumpets)…however, when taking to account that the TR-430 is sold and marketed as an intermediate trumpet, and it should be rated in its own class, I simply can not help but give it a full 10/10

Jean Paul USA tr 430 trumpet

My Experience With The Jean Paul
TR-430 Trumpet Review

When working on an article about what intermediate / beginner trumpets I consider to be the best, I tried out a lot of different horns. I had music shops send me trumpets to try out and one of them was the Jean Paul TR-430 trumpet, and to make a long story short…

…I ended up buying this trumpet for myself! Continue reading “Jean Paul TR-430 Trumpet Review – My Experience”