Yamaha YTR-8345GS Xeno Series Professional Trumpet
Developed from more than 30 years' research with leading artists throughout the world, Xeno trumpets incorporate their dreams, their experience, and their talents-as realized through the skills and ideas of some the of world's best designers and craftspersons. Traditional hand-craftsmanship augmented by cutting edge manufacturing technology has created an extraordinary quality of unprecedented consistency. The Xeno's heavyweight construction produces a solid tone core for a rich, strong sound that will not spread or break up no matter how hard you push it. It blows freely and comfortably, while still providing enough air resistance for quick response and superb tonal flexibility. Also the hand hammered, one piece bell gives an agile, quick response with a beautiful tone. Annealed bell ensures that the end result of this heating and cooling process is a consistently superior sound. Hand-lapped pistons and slides ensure an absolutely perfect fit and seal between the pistons and casing or slide parts. Such a perfect fit helps to achieve smooth air flow and smooth action and improve the response and intonation of the instrument. New mouthpiece receiver length enhances the responsiveness of the instrument. New valve stems, buttons, and caps add to the feel of the horn as well as give the horn a sharper overall look. Hand-hammered one-piece bell has an axial (lengthwise) seam, making it a continuous extension of the instrument's material. This results in pure, uniform resonance and superior tone. A hammered yellow brass bell produces a perfectly-balanced tone with quick response and extra presence due to advanced manufacturing. Thicker metal thickness helps the trumpets deliver a darker tone that does not break up with volume.