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Sonaré Bb Trumpets

sonare800Bbtrumpet-a.jpg Sonaré 800 series Bb Trumpet
The Sonare TRB-800 Series Professional Bb Trumpets offer the player a high performance instruments with a big, dark sound with superb control. Features a .459-inch bore with a 4.78-inch hand-hammered bell designed for optimum projection. Includes a case and 3C mouthpiece.
Sonaré 800 series Bb Trumpet in silver plate $2,350.00
Sonaré 800 series Bb Trumpet in lacquer $2,200.00
sonare900Bbtrumpet-a.jpg Sonaré 900 series Bb Trumpet
Sonaré 900 series trumpets are made with sterling silver leadpipes crafted by Cliff Blackburn in Decatur, Tennessee. Sterling silver, a more dense metal than brass, combines the benefits of both yellow and red brass alloys, without compromising either: it affords increased projection and will support powerful, brilliant playing (as does yellow brass), yet with its more pronounced overtone series it also creates a rich, warm, gorgeous tone (as does red brass). In a leadpipe, sterling silver also increases stability and secure slotting. Includes a case and 3C mouthpiece.
Sonaré 900 series Bb Trumpet in silver plate $2,550.00
Sonaré 900 series Bb Trumpet in lacquer $2,400.00

"For years trumpet players have been buying Bachs and Yamahas off of the shelf and then modifying them with Blackburn leadpipes, cryogenic treatments, valve alignments, and all sorts of other treatments. Now players can skip all of that and buy a Sonaré with these same modifications already built into the horn. Brilliant!"
Dr. Adam W. Gaines
Professor of Trumpet
University of Wisconsin—Green Bay

Sonaré trumpets are built in Markneukirchen, Germany by JA Musik, with a leadpipe and mouthpiece designed and manufactured especially for this instrument, by noted designer Cliff Blackburn. Blackburn, regarded by many players as the pre-eminent maker of handcrafted trumpets in the USA, is especially well known for his leadpipes, which are normally sold as an after-market item. Meticulous attention is focused on the size and shape of the tapers. The result is a free-blowing trumpet appropriate for both classical and jazz, with impeccable intonation and response.

Sonaré understands that one of the most notorious problems affecting trumpets is valve alignment. Sonaré solution to that problem is exclusive. Sonaré's MicroLok™ valve system (patent pending), co-invented by Cliff Blackburn and Steven Wasser of Powell Flutes, revolutionizes valve alignment. During the production process, a custom-made tool sets the piston into its perfect radial and vertical alignment position. A set screw is then tightened to lock the adjustable valve guide and secure the Monel piston into place. While this adjustment is permanent, MicroLok allows the alignment to be easily reset at any time by a trained technician, without soldering. Valves can be easily cleaned and oiled without disturbing the alignment.

Standard on all Sonaré trumpets, cryogenic treatment is an after-market service often sought by professional players, at a cost of more than one hundred dollars! The deep-freeze treatment relieves stress in the metal that normally occurs during the making of a trumpet. The benefits of cryogenics for the player are a broader spectrum of colors and enhanced response, especially in the high register. Sonaré is the only maker of trumpets that offers cryogenic processing standard on their new instruments.