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The trumpet is one of the most recognizable instruments in music because of its unique sound and appearance. While the history of this brass instrument may date as far back as the 15th century, famous artists like Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and Chet Baker have made it a mainstay in modern music. Tuned to B-flat, Bb trumpets are easily the most widely used trumpet because of their warm tone and ability to blend smoothly into the sound of larger groups. Today, it's a fixture in concert orchestras, marching bands and jazz ensembles. Depending on your experience level and playing style, there are a wide variety of Bb trumpets to choose from - and we've got the right one waiting for you, right here.
If you're a student picking up the trumpet for the first time, there are many affordable options that offer a great way to discover and develop your talent. The Etude ETR-100 Series Student Bb Trumpet, for example, makes it easy to learn how to play. It comes equipped with many features that benefit less experienced hands like a first-valve thumb saddle, an adjustable third valve finger ring and a generous bore. Another top-selling trumpet geared towards beginners is the Bundy BTR-300 Series Student Bb Trumpet. It boasts a solid, sturdy construction with a main tuning slide brace and nickel-silver blend receiver tubes that keep your instrument in tip-top playing condition. It also comes with a mouthpiece and ABS hard-shell case - so you can start playing the BTR-300 trumpet right out of the package.
This section is also home to a full range of trumpets suited to more seasoned players. Instruments like the Getzen 3003 Genesis Custom Series Bb Trumpet and the B&S 3143 Challenger II Custom Series Bb Trumpet are professional-level instruments that produce powerful, round tones. Ideal for both solo and orchestral performances, either of these models will be sure to impress you and anyone lucky enough to hear you play.
Since you've put so much time into learning a skill that can be shared and enjoyed with others, you deserve an instrument that is going to really show off your talent. Whether you fancy yourself a jazz master, a blues rocker or something entirely different, the perfect Bb trumpet for you is in this section - so feel free to explore the rest of this catalog any time now.