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Lotus Mouthpieces are designed with efficiency in mind.
They bring the full range of the instrument closer together and maintain excellent intonation across all registers of the instrument.
Looking closer at the Bronze Mouthpiece:
Added warmth and richness to tone color
- Normal trumpet "brilliance" is held off until Forte (high-end cut)
- Increased note stability
- Intimate sound for Jazz playing
- Chamber playing
- Anytime your goal is to fill a hall without getting "the hand" from the conductor
Classical players and Jazzers alike: If you’ve ever fallen in love with your sound on a B cup but decided against using it because it felt restrictive in the upper register or limited your endurance,you need to check this one out! The XL cup is particularly useful for orchestral players; especially the 1XL & 2XL. This mouthpiece lets you maintain a sweet sound with tremendous core, but holds off on the brilliance until you start playing at or above forte. This can help you to blend within the ensemble and is also great for helping you ace all the articulation qualities the repertoire demands with ease.
Jazz players: This mouthpiece instantly adds a very warm, thick, sophisticated sound to your ballad playing or any other playing with a gentle approach related to Chet Baker, Blue Mitchell, etc. Don’t worry about using a heavy or large-bore trumpet before you have heard how much richer your sound becomes just by using this mouthpiece.
Available in rim sizes 1, 2, 3, and 7 in Brass or Bronze
Classical & Jazz superheroes to novices all agree: the vast majority of 1 1/4C, 1 1/2C, 3C, 5C and 7C players, find our L cup (or L2) to be IDEAL. Many players fall instantly in love with the gorgeous spectrum of tone colors and non-compressed intonation and auto-pilot note slotting. A huge difference compared to similar cups from other brands is how shockingly open and easy your upper register becomes. For Classical players, this means there’s no need to switch to something shallower for more extreme circumstances and/or piccolo playing. For improvisers, you’ll be able to take bigger risks with greater confidence. Capable of producing the sweetest whisper or most frightening roar; both regal and nasty; with no-brainer targets.
Special Note: If you have always wanted a big 1 1/4C cup sound but need a more narrow rim diameter like the 3C, 5C, or 7C, the Lotus L cup is for you. Achieve a full and rounded tone with better articulation clarity that blends perfectly in a Classical setting or for a big sound in a Jazz solo context, all on the rim that fits you best.
The L cup also comes in standard and High Compression (HC) configurations; the HC has a smaller throat (3.7mm) to aid in compression.
Available in rim sizes 1, 2, 3, and 7 in Brass, Bronze, or Nickel Silver.
The Lotus M cup deserves special attention from the huge percentage of players who are a little less “specialized” in their musical context and simply need a cup that is neither too deep nor too shallow, produces a full and colorful tone that is neither too shiny nor too dark and offers a BIG boost into the upper register compared to any C cup. The M cup is perfect for a Classical player who needs some more sizzle when playing things like West Side Story or Star Wars, or for effortless piccolo playing. It lets Jazz players tear through an army of other instruments on stage while maintaining a fat, rich sound; perfect for Trumpet Hero moments or turning heads in a Second-Line parade on the streets of New Orleans. The backbore is designed to fatten the tone further, so while it's roughly the size of a D cup, it sounds as big as a C cup, only brighter. This makes it a great option for Lead players accustomed to shallower cups who want to add more depth to their sound, both for solos and milder section parts, without losing that lovely sparkle.
Special note to teachers: This is the top choice for beginners and for students who simply need help playing higher but with a full sound that works perfectly for Wind Ensemble, Solo recitals, Big Band, and Marching Band.
Available in rim sizes 1, 2, 3, and 7 in Brass, Bronze, and Nickel Silver
|Bach 1, GR67.7, Monette B1, Reeves 43.5, Schilke 17|
|Bach 3, GR 66, Monette B4, Reeves 43, Schilke 15|
|Bach 5, GR 65, Monette B6, Reeves 42, Schilke 13|
|Bach 7, GR 64, Monette B7, Reeves 41, Schilke 11|
|Bach 10.5, GR 63, Reeves 40, Schilke 6|
|Bach 12, GR 62, Reeves 39, Schilke 5|
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
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