Yamaha partnered with Bobby Shew to make a versatile instrument that would scream out a powerful lead or play soft, mellow ballads. The result speaks for itself. Key of Bb. Lightweight; .445″ bore; one-piece, 5″, yellow brass bell; one piece, drawn, gold brass mouthpipe; Monel pistons; hand-lapped pistons and slides; laser-fused pluzuma welded bell; unbraced inner outer tuning slide; large bell flare; large bore tuning slide; and special bead and bell taper.
- Unique Bell Bead Design, Hammered one-piece bell, Laser-fused pluzuma welded bell
- Hand lapped pistons and slides, Unbraced inner outer tuning slide
- One-piece, drawn, gold brass leadpipe offers excellent intonation, response and proper resistance.
- Large bell flare and large bore tuning slide allow this medium bore trumpet to produce a very big sound with very little effort.
- Monel pistons which are resistant to corrosion and retain precise fit and smooth action over many years