By solving the Sound Wave Equation, the sound wave travels through the mouthpiece and reflects back from the bell without any interruptions what so ever.This is accomplished by removing all Discontinuities from the design.Jazz / Lead setup: Yamaha Bobby Shew Model Trumpet Legit B-flat: Custom Made Wayne Tanabe trumpet C-trumpet: Bach 229 Bell, large bore with a custom Wayne Tanabe lead pipe E-flat trumpet: Custom Wayne Tanabe E-flat Flugel: Courtois 3 valve flugel Cornet: Either a Courtois Arban model or a Conn Victor Piccolo Trumpet: Schilke P5-4A trumpet Jazz: Laskey 40 C, Lead: Laskey 40 S* Bb / C trumpet: Stage 1 California Flugelhorn: Eclipse Cornet: Stage 1Now: Getzen B-flat: Custom Schilke 1&1/4 C (Bach copy), C: Bach 1&1/4 C megatone, E-flat: Schilke 3CH rim on a Bach 3C underpart Flugel: Bach 1&1/4 rim on a Warburton 4XD underpart Cornet: Bach 1&1/4 C rim on a Warburton 4XD underpart Piccolo: Laskey 40MCNow: John Lynce Asymmetric, Wedge Selmer, Bach large bore 1952-1953, Martin Committee (on album cover in 1955), Conn Connstellation 38B, Liberator, Holton ST301S in 1972, Holton MF Horn, Monette Prana XLT, Monette MF Prana, Flugel: Courtois Modified Rudy Muck (young in Canada and with Kenton)Custom by D.
York cornet/Grand Rapids - (from Joe Oliver); Harry B Jay Columbia cornet,trumpet leadpipe/mpc (Oliver Creole Jazz Band)Blessing Super Artist cornets Switched to Buescher 10-22R trumpet for his Hot five/seven recordings Conn 56B Selmer Challenger,ie balanced forward to Grand Prix with a #19leadpipe.
(3 of his horns are still at his home in Corona Nyc.)Martin Troubadour trumpet (in the 1932 film "Rhapsody in Black and Blue")EMO (played on at least one of his Australian tours) Before: Bach/Malone trumpets, P5-4 Schilke piccolo Now: C Yamaha Xeno 8445 model, MC2 leadpipe,(by Thomas Lubitz, Yamaha Atelier in Neu Isenburg)Xeno silverplated 8345 Bb trumpet, 3 valves Yamaha Bb/A piccolo (YTR-9820C)Yamaha 4 valves Eb Special C piccolo trumpet (made by Lubitz)6335H Bb cornet Martin, Committee model (50s)Selmer flugelhorn (60s)Conn Constellation 38B (70s)Buescher Aristocrat, student's model (early to mid 80s - pawnshop)Getzen Capri (86 - 87)Selmer, model: Vincent Bach Stradivarius (87 - 88) also a large bore Besson Flugel Martin-Committee 2B,(Dizzys Martin 2B sold to him from Bill Berry for $100)Fixed bell Schilke B6 w a 6.5 ounce copper bell 1965- 1969 Getzen 900s Schilke B6Lb, custom, with beryllium bell, medium .450 bore Besson Meha pocket trumpet (one of only four made in the world)Besson Meha pocket cornet (made for a show starring Josephine Baker, in Paris, in the 1920)Olds Ambassador cornet Civil War era cornet Pakistani pocket trumpet Three Star Boston Cornet (his first buy - see his Autobio.)Conn Wonder Solo Cornet, King Master Cornet, Had to play a Conn during his Sousa days.
$1450 with case An old Wallace Williams trombone from the 1930s, made by Earl Williams in Los Angeles in collaboration with Spike Wallace.
This one is a bell tuning model and measures to a .485" bore or a "model 4".
I've not played a cornet since the 1950's when I first started playing on an instrument borrowed from an uncle.
The valve action is very fast and smooth and I am impressed by the tone, although it seems to play a little bit flat.It is in very good, lightly used shape and is an excellent player.Perfect for the trombonist looking for a large orchestral sound but something that speaks a bit faster and is a bit more nimble than a full .547" instrument.We know what it is like to haul around your instruments and equipment.We also know the importance of protecting your musical instrument.These astonishing mouthpieces are now widely used in all sections of the business. Here are a few simple reasons: No - Discontinuity Design More sound with less effort because in a GR Mouthpiece, there are no "speed bumps" as in all other mouthpieces made today.