Marcinkiewicz Bobby Shew 1.5 (E9.1) vs 2.0 (E5) REVIEW

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Marcinkiewicz Bobby Shew 1.5 vs. Marcinkiewicz Bobby Shew 2.0 Review

The Marcinkiewicz Bobby Shew 1.5 and the 2.0 are very high quality trumpet mouthpieces made in Canby, Oregon, USA.

They are both pretty shallow and “small” and many trumpet players consider them to be so called “lead mouthpieces” or “high note mouthpieces”… Continue reading “Marcinkiewicz Bobby Shew 1.5 (E9.1) vs 2.0 (E5) REVIEW”

Warburton P.E.T.E Review -PETE Embouchure Trainer Experience

The warburton P.E.T.E embouchure training device
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Warburton P.E.T.E. Review
My Experience With The PETE Embouchure Trainer

Does the P.E.T.E embouchure trainer really work?

Well, a lot of trumpet players are asking that question, and you might want to read my whole article here, because I will share my personal experience with the Warburton P.E.T.E embouchure trainer, and let me tell you…

…my results might shock you!

First, perhaps in a scary way, but then it does have a happy ending. With embouchure results I never expected! Continue reading “Warburton P.E.T.E Review -PETE Embouchure Trainer Experience”

Hawk Trumpet Review – WD-T313- Are The Hawk Trumpets Good?

The Hawk trumpet is one of the best beginner trumpets out there, if you are looking for a trumpet under 200 bucks. It’s quite impressive actually…

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Hawk Trumpet Review
The WD-T313 Silver Plated
Bb Hawk Trumpet

Is Hawk a good trumpet brand? Are Hawk trumpets good?

Well, if this is something you are asking yourself you are on the right page, because this time it is time for a Hawk trumpet review

Here we go… Continue reading “Hawk Trumpet Review – WD-T313- Are The Hawk Trumpets Good?”

Pencil Exercise-Trumpet Isometric Exercises -HELL or HEAVEN?

Trumpet isometrics. A poweful tool indeed, but with great power comes great responsibility. Do them right and get massive rewards…misuse them, and get messed up for months!

The pencil exercise for trumpet

The Pencil Exercise For Trumpet And Other Trumpet Isometric Exercises

Let’s talk about the pencil exercise for trumpet. Not only the pencil trick, but we’ll take a look at a few other trumpet isometric exercises as well…

Some questions we will dive into are…

  • Are trumpet isometrics good or bad?
  • What are some good trumpet isometric exercises?
  • Who should be doing them?
  • Can you mess up your embouchure using the pencil trick?
  • Can doing trumpet isometrics help your high notes?
  • How much can I expect to improve my trumpet endurance by doing them?

Continue reading “Pencil Exercise-Trumpet Isometric Exercises -HELL or HEAVEN?”

Tromba vs pTrumpet – Which One is Better? The Difference?

The pTrumpet plastic trumpet
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The pTrumpet vs Tromba Plastic Trumpet

So, Tromba vs pTrumpet, what’s the deal, which one is better? Is the Tromba better than the pTrumpet or is the pTrumpet better than the Tromba?

And, what are the differences between the pTrumpet and the Tromba? If those are questions you are asking, this article will hopefully make you a bit wiser. Continue reading “Tromba vs pTrumpet – Which One is Better? The Difference?”

pTrumpet Review – The pBone PLASTIC Trumpets Any good?

In this pTrumpet review we are going to take an in-depth look at the fun little plastic trumpet that the UK based pBone company makes…

…called the pTrumpet

At the time of writing this article the price tag on the pTrumpet, was shockingly low, you can click here to check current pricing over at Amazon.

In this article you will find answers to the questions:

  • Is the pTrumpet worth the money?
  • Who is the pTrumpet for?
  • Are plastic trumpets any good?
  • Should I even bother with a plastic trumpet?

Continue reading “pTrumpet Review – The pBone PLASTIC Trumpets Any good?”

Tromba Plastic Trumpet Review

If you are a professional trumpeter, playing in a symphony orchestra, this is not the horn for you. No plastic trumpet is going to be good enough for that. However, if you are an amateur / beginner, looking for a cool and fun trumpet, this could be it!

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A trumpet made of plastic? Really!?!


There are plastic trumpets out there, believe it or not, and today we are going to make an in-depth Tromba trumpet review.

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Plastic trumpets have been around for a few years now and new brands are popping up, but can these trumpets actually be used for playing on, or are they just fun “toys” for the trumpet players out there?

Well, let’s find out… Continue reading “Tromba Plastic Trumpet Review”

How Much Does A Trumpet Weigh – In Pounds / Kg’s ?

As you can see, the pocket trumpet is much more tightly wrapped, making it much shorter, than the normal trumpet. This makes them so much easier to hold for a beginner student.

How Much Does An Average Trumpet Weigh?

As I’m sitting here at my kitchen table I’m listening to a radio show where the host suddenly started talking about musical instruments with his guest. They started speculating about how much different instruments weigh and the guest asked: “How much does a trumpet weigh? ” Well, since they did not find an answer online, I thought why not write an article about this… Continue reading “How Much Does A Trumpet Weigh – In Pounds / Kg’s ?”

Stagg Pocket Trumpet Review Are Stagg Pocket Trumpets Good?

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Stagg – TR245 Bb Pocket Trumpet Review

So, my dear readers, are Stagg trumpets good? Or more accurately, are Stagg pocket trumpets good?

I’m here with another post for you and today’s article is the Stagg WS – TR 245 pocket trumpet review. Continue reading “Stagg Pocket Trumpet Review Are Stagg Pocket Trumpets Good?”

Glory Brass bb Trumpet Review – Are Glory Trumpets Good?

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Glory Brass Trumpet Review

Are Glory trumpets good?  Is Glory a good trumpet brand?

Well, in this Glory brass Bb trumpet review, we are going to answer those questions.

Let’s get right to it… Continue reading “Glory Brass bb Trumpet Review – Are Glory Trumpets Good?”