Category: Trumpet

Legacy and Innovation: Introducing The Blessing BTR-1660 Professional Trumpet

Connect with your sound with the BTR-1660 Professional Trumpet. A new gold-standard in horn craftsmanship, the 1660 combines traditional horn making techniques with modern design to create a flagship instrument that will impress even the most discerning pro player. From a handmade bell in a small shop in Chicago to precision engineering and design  – […]

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Brass Instruments

Exploring Brass Instruments: Trumpets, Trombone, and French Horn 

There’s a power and grandeur to brass instruments that is undeniable. From the soaring fanfares of the trumpet to the mellow tones of the French horn, brass instruments have enchanted audiences for centuries. In this exploration, we dive deep into the realm of trumpets, trombones, and French horns, revealing the magic behind their sound and […]

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7 Products to Amplify Your Summer Sound

7 Must-Have Products to Amplify Your Summer Sound!

Picture yourself strumming a ukulele by the beach, its cheerful tones resonating with the crashing waves and the laughter of friends. Imagine the flickering flames of a campfire, accompanied by the soulful melodies of a portable acoustic guitar, creating an ambiance that sparks both connection and inspiration. Envision the enchanting sounds of a saxophone floating […]

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History of the Trumpet

The trumpet is an important instrument in all forms of music – notably in jazz, with musicians like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, and Louis Armstrong solidifying its place in jazz music. Before it’s use as a musical instrument, however, the trumpet started as a communication tool. Ancient History Many ancient texts reference the horn, a […]

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Trumpet Mutes

Trumpet Mutes 101

The trumpet has the ability to captivate listeners across a wide range of musical genres. However, sometimes you may desire a different color or tonal quality to truly express yourself on the instrument. This is where trumpet mutes come into play. Mutes offer a fascinating array of possibilities for shaping your sound. By understanding and […]

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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Trumpet?

Whether your child has been playing the trumpet now for only a few months or quite a few years, you may be asking yourself the questions ‘Should I upgrade their trumpet?’ and “When is the right time to upgrade a trumpet?” When a child first starts learning the trumpet they generally begin with lessons on […]

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5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Trumpet Players 2020

If you’re reading this, you’re a last-minute shopper who needs to find a Christmas gift stat! If you put off your Christmas shopping until the very last minute, and have no idea whatsoever to get that special trumpet player on your list, we’ve got you covered. Whether the trumpet player in your life is your […]

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The Complete Guide to Professional Trumpets

When Should You Buy a Professional Trumpet? Once a trumpet player has fully committed to their instrument, is playing very advanced pieces, and is perhaps even ready to make trumpet playing part of their career, investing in a professional trumpet is in order. Professional trumpets can be quite expensive, so be sure you’re ready to […]

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Read Trumpet Music

Learn How To Read Trumpet Music with These Easy Tips

Learning how to read trumpet music is easy. Start by learning the musical alphabet, then understand concepts including the staff, treble clef, notes, and time signature. Although music lessons are a great way to learn to read music, this guide will help you with the fundamentals of trumpet music. The trumpet is a perfect instrument […]

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How To Hold a Trumpet: Easy Tips for Beginning Players

If you’re wondering how to hold a trumpet, begin by learning the standard grip for left hand placement and right hand placement. Being a trumpet player requires practice, technique, and dedication. Learning how to hold a trumpet is an important first step. A member of the brass family, trumpets are versatile instruments used in a […]

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