wow! what a question, and if you leave it long enough, there'd be a million replies.
i spose it really does depend on your style, and your level of playing, and the money your willing to pay. i went right out there and i bought a purple trumet, and it's a norton international, but i'm going to get a pro series model some day.
My Jupiter slide trumpet is great. It has much better tone than my Xeno and plays perfectly in tune, meaning I don't have to pull out on any notes. I'm using it to play taps on memorial day, cause i don't have a bugle. sounds great.
"My Jupiter slide trumpet is great. It has much better tone than my Xeno and plays perfectly in tune, meaning I don't have to pull out on any notes. I'm using it to play taps on memorial day, cause i don't have a bugle. sounds great."
mmm how do i say this without !***!ing some1 off.
the getzen eterna 900 is a piece of !***!.
my work has just ordered a whole heap of them and they suck balls. there consistancy is average. they seem to play well when ur playing alone but the intonation is very average, this is the opinion of many of us trumpet players throughout Aus so its not just my opinion. generally we tend to use Bach's here in Aus
I agree that the bach strad is an awesome instrument. I've been playing a machine-made(as oppose to hand made) one for 5 years now and i feel i can get most timbres on it which is something i feel is harder to manage on some of the bigger bored trumpets like schilke's, or the japanese trumpets which will normally produce a much brighter sound. The bach does take some getting used to though and not being the best trumpet player in the world i still feel it has more potential that i can squeeze out of it in the future.
Yeah, I agree the Bach Strad is a great trumpet. I bought one used for 500 dollars, it was a great deal. Even though it is over 30 years old it still plays great, it doesnt look very nice, but it plays well.
Oh could i tell ya something about brands. Bach strads are great horns. You go for the yamaha xenos and you're lookin at a kickass horn. Monette horns are wonderfulness-sauce, but are expensivie. But..for the trumpets within price range. Go for Bach, Yamaha, Benge, and Schilke. Oh yea, shertzer!!! they make awesome rotary valve trumpets. Take my advice and try out all these horns. It's hard to get your hands on a monette, but it's worth a shot. And you need like special trainin for the monette equipment as i did in the past. But go for what ya like...JUST MAKE SURE YOU TRY OUT THE HORN BEFORE YOU BUY IT!