The Trumpet has the highest register in the brass family. It is played by blowing air through closed lips, which starts a standing wave vibration in the air column inside the instrument. There are several types of Trumpet; the most common is a transposing instrument pitched in Bb with a tubing length of about 148 cm. It has 3 piston valves; each valve increases the length of tubing when engaged, lowering the pitch. Trumpets are commonly used today in western classical, jazz, and concert band music.
Taylor‘s carries a full line of trumpets ranging from student level through professional including such brands as Yamaha, Jupiter, Selmer and Bach. The expert staff at Taylor‘s can help you choose your instrument or place a special order for an instrument to fit your needs.
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