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This is the NEW Wayne Bergeron model Trumpet from Yamaha, with the model code YTR-8335LA02. This is the gold lacquer model, there is also a silver plated version available. Designed in partnership with the world-renowned Trumpet player Wayne Bergeron, this model is an updated and improved version of the original LA model trumpets.
Wayne Bergeron is one of the most sought-after musicians in the world, his Trumpet playing and solos can be heard on many of the most famous motion pictures including Rocky Balboa, The Incredibles, Minions and many more. You may also know him from playing lead Trumpet with Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band.
The original LA was widely praised and it became a very popular here at Dawkes Music. This new and improved version has been optimised to achieve even greater efficiency across the whole range of the instrument. What we've found is that these Trumpets are not just for 'lead' players in Big Bands, they are very versatile for many types of playing and easy to play. These new versions have an even more direct response and bigger depth to the tone.
Yamaha have achieved these improvements through a series of technical modifications and re-designs whilst retaining the excellent playability of the original LA model. The primary changes being:
New Two-Piece Brass Valve Casing
The valve casing is the beating heart of the Trumpet
The raw materials, production process and braces have been re-designed and improved
This delivers a more powerful tone, optimal resistance and feeling of vibrancy
New Phosphor Bronze Parts & Artist Model Parts
The shape, weight and material of all the caps and screws was analysed to see how they could be improved
For the first time in the Yamaha Trumpet range they have introduced phosphor bronze parts
With player testing the new parts were found to add sizzle in louder dynamics but also increase depth when playing softly
The new LA features heavy-bottom phosphor bronze valve caps
The water key, upper valve caps, valve buttons and pads are all from the Artist range
The 3rd slide stopper screw is new for these 2nd Gen Jazz Models (LA/EM)
The new LA models retain the 5" A-Type one-piece yellow brass bell
This bell features a French bead and Side seam design for the ultimate response
The LA comes with a TR-14B4 mouthpiece and a smart black case with backpack straps
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Why Buy from Dawkes Music?
Dawkes Music & Windcraft Ltd are a globally recognised UK based Music Industry company that have expert staff who specialise in products, performance, teaching and repairing in the brass and woodwind sector.
Buy with confidence knowing that the shop you're dealing with has been awared a Feefo Gold Trusted Retailer award which recognises our hard work and consistent excellent customer service.
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Try your item at home, in a lesson, in the band and make sure it's perfect for you. If you are not convinced we can refund the item in full upon return. (£3 re-stocking fee on any mouthpieces, approval not available on reeds).
All in stock items are usually dispatched within 24 hours, express delivery options are available at the checkout, including next day delivery.
We carefully choose and stock the best products on the market, be it the newest mouthpiece or official replacement spare parts for instruments. We keep over 8,000 lines in stock covering everything Woodwind & Brass.
We carefully check pricing to ensure our customers get the best deals with unrivalled pre-sale advice and after-sales care.
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We have 18 members of staff in-store and on the telephone 6 days a week, and our online service is 24/7. Experience you can trust with over 40 years in the business and a third generation specialist family business.
Purchasing a first Instrument outright need not be an expensive risk with our buy-back scheme.
Return your Instrument in good condition within 6 months and we will refund 90% of the purchase price less the original VAT paid.
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