Thanks again for letting us try out the instruments! I’m so excited to get my new horn!
Some words about the trumpets I tried:
I have been playing a P.Mauriat 700 for the past year because I was in my final year of completing a jazz degree and I was looking for something agile and light but with an interesting and dark sound. Before trying out the 72 and 720 I was expecting very similar horns with perhaps slight adjustments to things like the valves or finger hooks. However, I was surprised to find that the 72 and 720 are beautiful horns in their own right, with more weight, and a clear, defined timbre.
Just like the 700, they make it easy to pitch, making lip slurs almost effortless and they both require very little blowing to get a good sound out which is perfect for those high energy gigs.
I decided to go with the 720 as I found the sound to be both rich and velvety but also punchy and zingy towards the top register which caters exceptionally well to the jazz and pop gigs I do. The weight is there but still fairly light overall and the valves are quick and responsive with such an interesting design!
I am so happy to be getting my new P.Mauriat and see what if can really do!
Lily Carassik from Apex Horns
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