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Get Power And Delicacy With The S.E. Shires TRDOCM Model Destino III Medium Bore Bb Trumpet - Silver Plated

The premier S.E. Shires Bb trumpet, the Destino III was developed through a close collaboration with Doc Severinsen over several years. The Destino III includes several specific design elements not found on other S.E. Shires trumpets. As might be expected, it works outstandingly well for jazz and for commercial/popular music. It has also become popular among discriminating classical trumpet players, who find it useful for everything from solo literature to large orchestral works.

  • Custom Lightweight Slides With Heavyweight Crooks
  • 1st-Valve Slide Harmonic Balance (Removable Weight In The Crook)
  • 3rd-Valve Slide Water Key

Doc Severinsen has poured a lifetime of experience-and countless hours of experimentation, research, and development at the S.E. Shires factory. Achieving the incredible balance of components that make up the Destino III. The custom lead pipe and braced, semi-round tuning slide provide an open, but efficient blow, right down center. They balance the standard weight Doc bell taper perfectly. Nickel-silver balusters add brilliance and character to the sound. Narrow bracing contributes to the instrument's superlative response, cleanness, and ease of attack. Powerful and full in both the upper and middle registers, this instrument also boasts a surprisingly full low register. And despite its potential for power, the Destino III's lightweight front end and efficient venturi make it capable of incredible delicacy. The Doc Severinsen Destino III unlocks an unbelievably broad spectrum of nuance and color for any player.


  • Key: Bb
  • Bore: .454 Medium Bore Model
  • Doc Severinsen Bell:
    • 4.75-Inch
    • One-Piece
    • Hand-Hammered Custom Doc Severinsen Taper
    • Standard-Weight Brass
    • Traditionally Brazed (Side) Seam, French Bead, And Dual-Radius Bell Bend
  • Doc Severinsen Leadpipe:
    • .345-Inch Venturi
    • Lightweight Yellow Brass
    • Efficient, Flexible, Open And Free Blowing
    • Easy And Immediate Response
  • C Tuning Slide:
    • Semi-Round
    • Dual-Radius Bend With Standard Water Key
    • Flexible, Responsive And Malleable At Low Volumes
    • Powerful And Bold At High Volumes
  • Piston Material: Hand-Lapped Monel
  • Valve Cluster:
    • Two-Piece Casings
    • Lightweight
    • Nickel-Silver Balusters
    • Short Bracing Between The Bell And Valve Cluster, The Valve Cluster And Lead Pipe
  • Bell Engraving: Doc Severinsen Destino III Custom Engraving
  • Finish: Silver Plate
  • Includes:
    • S.E. Shires Single Trumpet Case
    • Mouthpiece
    • Care Kit

Manufacturer: S.E.Shires
SKU: I435468-N-0-WHXC

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