Yamaha YTR-9445NYS New York C Trumpet
The expectations of a trumpet tonal range are constantly changing and so, for the new generation of the Yamaha YTR-9445NYS New York C Trumpet, we worked with David Bilger, principal trumpet with The Philadelphia Orchestra to design an instrument which exceeds all expectation. With micron-level refinement, our trumpet designers, craftsman and David Bilger have created a truly world-class instrument that can cater for the very best trumpet players.
The area where the bell meets the valves has been redesigned for optimum playing resistance and brilliant, distinctive tone. High note playability has been significantly improves as well.
The bell has a bottom seam that results in ideal balance with the new thinner valve casing and pistons.
Utilising a leadpipe that is thicker than current designs, an original style Malone Pipe (MC2) and a lighter mouthpiece receiver, we’ve achieved improved tone and response while providing the performer with an ideal blowing resistance. Based on leadpipes designed by renowned brass instrument artisan Bob Malone, the Malone Pipe is available in several keys, offering quick response, superior intonation and unparalleled evenness of tone.
Valve Casing, Piston
Thinner valve casing and pistons, as well as the modified angle of the branch tube (knuckle, marked blue in the photo), result in improved response and provide the performer with an ideal appropriate resistance. Modifications to the shapes of the piston button, top cap, and bottom cap, as well as production refinements, have made it possible to deliver a deeper tone while improving projection.
Main Tuning Slide and Brace
A conventional square crook is used (the Chicago Edition model has a semi-square crook), while the socket of main tuning slide brace (marked blue in the photo) has been taller and made brace heavier to achieve blowing resistance and vivid tonality that add up to brilliant presence in orchestral settings.
The weight distribution of the water key and base has been revised for more playing versatility and easier access to the high notes.
Brace Barance and Position
The shape and position of the bell braces has been modified to achieve better weight balance that results in quicker response and livelier tone with a solid tonal core.
1st Valve Slide Change
Shorter 1st slide has done away with the characteristic 1st piston intonation instability that can occur with a C trumpet. Intonation adjustment and tonal flexibility have been substantially improved.
The slide stopper is used to prevent the trumpet slides from coming off the instrument. The slide stopper is made of silicone rubber, which does not discolor the instruments finish like regular rubber does. It can be left in place while playing. (Length: 12cm)
The TRC-800E double case features a backpack-style design for ease of transport.