Yamaha’s YTR8335 Xeno series Trumpet was named ‘best brass instrument’ at the annual MIA (Music Industries Association) Music Awards held recently in London where Yamaha products, service and music learning initiatives scooped a total of four coveted awards including being named ‘Best Large Supplier’ for the second year running.
The Music Industries Association is the principal trade association in the country representing over 350 music instrument manufacturers, retailers, publishers and allied distributors. All awards are the result of a confidential voting process from the membership and thus reflect accurate opinion amongst the industry.
The YTR 8335 Xeno Series Professional Trumpets are designed for players that demand power and projection combined with a big , warm sound. The range has been developed over a 30 year period of research and partnerships with many leading artists across the world , they now feature a one-piece hand hammered bell for maximum resonance desired for the professional player. The 8335 Xeno trumpet is available in silver or with a yellow brass or gold bell in lacquer.
Yamaha Music UK’s Senior Director Mike Ketley stated, “The Xeno trumpet is really leading the way as regards high-end brass at the moment. There is some very strong competition in this area too, but the popularity this instrument is achieving proves that top artists are turning to Yamaha. This is a specialist instrument with specialist dealers and that makes their votes for this prestigious award all the more important. ”
Players recently selecting & using XENO Trumpets include – Rod Franks,Tony Fisher,James Morrison, Allen Vizzutti, Wayne Bergeron, The Canadian Brass Trumpet section and the Trumpet sections of the New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony.
key XENO Features include
Key of Bb
li>0.459″ medium large bore
4-7/8″ hand-hammered, one-piece gold brass bell
One-piece drawn mouthpipe
2-piece valve casings
1st valve slide thumb hook
Double main tuning slide braces
Option of lacquer and silver Silver-plated finishes
Optional reverse leadpipe model available
Also available with a 0.462″ large bore
Supplied in a deluxe hard double trumpet case which provides excellent protection
The Xeno trumpet was the first in a range of high end Xeno brass manufactured by Yamaha, which also includes tenor and bass trombones, and our very popular Xeno cornets. All are made in collaboration with top artists, combining the skills of the players and our most highly trained craftsmen, along with the most cutting-edge manufacturing techniques.
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