Get Yamaha's Latest Iteration of Excellence With The Yamaha YTR-9335CHS III Custom Xeno Artist Model Chicago Series Bb Trumpet
Xeno Artist Model trumpets are based on years of research and development by looking at every aspect of trumpet design and performance to meet the critical demands of artists at the pinnacle of modern trumpet playing. All materials and parts have been thoroughly reviewed, and production refined to deliver an unprecedented balance and sound and feel. The combination of design and collaboration with leading artists around the world continues to elevate Xeno Artist Model performance to new heights.
The Chicago Series
The Chicago Series was developed in close cooperation with John Hagstrom of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. A fusion of traditional style and state-of-the-art design achieves a comfortable resistance and a tone that is both brilliant and deep. The C and Bb trumpets have consistently outstanding feel and playability throughout their ranges, so switching instruments is smooth and seamless.
Based on new findings acquired through research into vintage trumpets, the dimensions and thickness of parts of the valve casing have been revised for the 2019 model. The refined valve casing and lightweight pistons work together to deliver significantly improved response for even greater clarity in detailed passages.
Main Tuning Slide and Water Key Cork
For the 2019 model revision, a square main tuning slide that provides enhanced overall playing feel and tonal balance has been adopted in the YTR-9335CHS and YTR-9445CHS. A new rubber cork material that is more resistant to deterioration over time is used for the water key seal. These modifications contribute to improved definition, projection, and response. Rubber cork: Cork particles are evenly distributed through a synthetic rubber, achieving greater compression resilience than conventional cork.
The bell features a design that is narrower toward the valve casing, and a square-cornered bell bow that provides the performer with a more balanced resistance. This results in a more "three-dimensional" sound, with a strong tonal core that improves upper register playability.
Unlike traditional methods where a round rim curl is used, a French bead is an advanced technique that matches the curl to the shape of a semi-cylindrical rim and is characterized by improved feedback of sound to the performer.
Utilizing a leadpipe that is thicker than current designs, an original style Malone Pipe (MB1), and a lighter mouthpiece receiver, tone and response have been improved while providing the performer with ideal blowing resistance. You will hear and feel the difference in tone quality and response.
The Xeno Artist Model trumpet water key contributes to resonance in a significant way. The weight distribution of the water key arm and saddle improve playability and response while enhancing high resister accessibility.
Brace Design & Position
The design of the bell braces achieves quick response with a brilliant, well-centered tone. Although the position of the YTR-9335CHS tuning slide brace is unique for a Bb instrument, the distance between the mouthpiece receiver and tuning slide brace on the YTR-9335CHS and YTR-9445CHS are similar when the slide is extended for tuning, so that consistent playability is achieved when switching between Bb and C trumpets.
1st Valve Slide
The first valve side has a special brace for a stronger focus to the core of the tone, resulting in unparalleled definition and clarity.
3rd Valve Slide
The 3rd valve slide stopper is positioned to allow the slide to be extended further than normal so that accurate low Eb pitch can be achieved. The button at the tip of the slide and tManufacturer: Yamaha
Model: YTR-9335CHS III
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
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