How do I know what size trumpet mouthpiece I need?
The numbers on trumpet mouthpieces primarily relate to the size of the hole inside them, also known as the cup size. The bigger numbers typically represent mouthpieces with smaller holes whereas a smaller number means the mouthpiece has a hole with a slightly bigger diameter.
What size trombone mouthpiece should I get?
The Bach 6 ½ AL is one of the best trombone mouthpiece sizes for students. It is a good, medium-deep size mouthpiece that will continue to be the right size for many students as they get older. Some students will need to move to a larger mouthpiece by high school, such as a Bach 5G, but many will not.
Do mouthpieces have sizes?
A small or shallow cup produces the brightest sound and aids in playing high notes while a larger deep cup aids in producing the lower tones and produces a richer darker sound. The “C” cup is a good standard size producing a good tone without unduly favoring either the very high or very low register.
What is the difference between a 7C and a 3C mouthpiece?
A 7C is typically 16.20 mm in diameter and the 3C is 10mm bigger and has a little more depth to it. Having a larger diameter requires a little more gusto to play and is not usually recommended for a beginner.
What size mouthpiece do I need?
Generally, the larger mouthpiece is often played for lower registers, and the smaller mouthpiece is played for the higher registers. Then, deeper cup produces darker and milder tones while shallower cup produces more brilliant and clearer tones. Standard cup depth would be preferred for a flexible performance.
Are trombone mouthpieces universal?
To the untrained eye, trombone mouthpieces all appear to be similar in size and serve the same function. As you or your child will come to learn, having an understanding of your trombone’s mouthpiece as well as your own needs and preferences will have a beneficial impact on your sound and playing style.
How do mouthpiece sizes work?
How do I know what size mouthguard to get?
Your mouthguard should end somewhere between your first and second molar and should cover all of your teeth (back molars excluded) and some of your gum. If it overwhelms your upper jaw, extends too far back, or comes into too much contact with your soft palate, it will be uncomfortable and can cause you to gag.
What size mouthpiece did Louis Armstrong use?
To this day, everyone loves Louis Armstrong-just the mention of his name makes people smile. The Louis Armstrong Legends Series Trumpet Mouthpiece features silver plating throughout, 17.40MM, . 685″ inner rim, a flat rim contour, medium wide rim thickness, double cup, cup depth, and a . 140″, 3.55MM bore.
Is a 3C shallower than a 7C?
the 3C is slightly wider with a slightly shallower cup and a somewhat different rim design. The 7C is slightly deeper with a slightly narrower cup diameter, and a much sharper, more precise rim. Many people do not like that aspect of the 7C, especially those who tend toward using pressure.
What size mouthpiece did Chet Baker use?
The Legends CB was inspired by a mouthpiece like the legendary Chet Baker played in the early 1970’s, at the beginning of his comeback. The rim is flat on top but medium sharp on the inside going into the cup, with a comfortable inside diameter of . 639″.