Our mouthpiece pages are under re-construction due to neglect. We hope to get them squared away and updated as soon as time allows. Serial No. A legendary classic of the 's and 40's. With the famous rimless bell and classic art deco styling.
Most trombones have a leadpipe soldered inside the upper slide tube. The leadpipe is simply a brass tube with a double taper that affects tone and response. One end of the leadpipe fits the shank of the mouthpiece, and the other end expands into the inside diameter of the upper slide tube. The venturi is the throat, or the smallest part of the leadpipe, just beyond the end of the mouthpiece.
The brass family of instruments is known for their contributions to jazz music and is one of the most fun instruments to play in any band. There are several manufacturers that make excellent trombones including Yamaha, Bach, Conn, and Mendini. This list is not all inclusive of the best trombone brands in the world, but are a sampling of the best trombones for beginning and intermediate students.