Many will tell you plastic trumpets are nothing but toys. But that’s not always the case. The best plastic trumpets sound and play great. They can make for great practice or travel instruments. In fact, they can even play professionally. But you have to make sure you get a quality plastic trumpet. How do you know which are good? You keep reading, that’s … [Read more...] about Best Plastic Trumpet (Some Sound Shockingly Good)
Buying Guides for Trumpets
Guides to help you buy the right trumpet for you. We tell you what to look for and what to avoid and we compare top trumpets and provide detailed reviews of each.
Valve oil is essential for any trumpeter. You already know that. But what valve oil should you get? There are so many different brands on the market. And what about making your own and saving some money. Is that worth the trouble? Keep reading for a rundown on the best valve oil for trumpets, plus a brief description of how to make your own valve oil and whether … [Read more...] about Best Valve Oil For Trumpet (3 Very Different Options)
Do you plan on recording yourself while playing live? Or are you looking for a microphone to record your trumpet in the studio? That is the first question you need to answer when choosing the best mic for trumpet recording. Your playing style also make a difference. If you tend to move around a lot, you'll probably be better off with a wireless mic. If you stay … [Read more...] about Best Mic For Trumpet Recording (Reviews And Comparison)
In order to sound your best, you need to spend big on a mouthpiece, right? Not necessarily. For beginners, we actually recommend sticking to budget mouthpieces, until you are sure you will continue playing the trumpet long-term. Our top pick below is a mid-range model that doesn't cost a ton, but delivers incredible quality. But even if it is outside your budget, … [Read more...] about Best Trumpet Mouthpiece For Beginners (No Need To Spend Big)
It is not an easy task. There are a shocking number of trumpets on the market. How are you supposed to know which is the best trumpet? Even if you narrow it down to the best for beginners, or the best for intermediate players, you are left with hundreds of options. And most of them are no good. And if you've got a limited budget, it gets even harder to find a … [Read more...] about Best Trumpets For Beginners (And Intermediate Players)
Pocket trumpets have a reputation for questionable quality. And that reputation is well-deserved. The build quality of pocket trumpets is very inconsistent and the majority are poorly made. In fact, they are often regarded as a novelty. But there are some great ones out there. Pocket trumpets you can even use for live performances. The best pocket trumpet is one … [Read more...] about Best Pocket Trumpet (Which One Is Right For You?)