Second-gen Bobby Shew Signature Trumpet
The YTR-8310ZII Custom Z represents the second generation of Yamaha's acclaimed Bobby Shew signature trumpet. This horn's refined design not only supplies unparalleled richness and depth, but its well-balanced playability will also meet the ever-changing needs of modern players. The YTR-8310ZII's corrosion-resistant monel alloy valves are housed in a 2-piece casing for added weight and muscle, while redesigned piston pads ensure ultra-smooth action. This trumpet's .445-inch step bore elicits a focused, brilliant sound; its revamped leadpipe ensures a comfortable, free-blowing feel. You also get a 1-piece side-seam bell with a French bead rim that maximizes this trumpet's resonance and projection. You'll appreciate the superior tone stabilization and heightened upper-register playability supplied by the YTR-8310ZII's extra-long third valve slide stopper screw, and how its gold lacquer finish lends an exquisite warm sheen to every note you play. If you're searching for a lightweight, high-performance horn for jazz and commercial applications, the Yamaha YTR-8310ZII Custom Z will make the ideal addition to your arsenal.
Tailor-made for discriminating players
Serious jazz or lead trumpet players searching for a lightweight horn with lots of flexibility will find much to appreciate in the YTR-8310ZII Custom Z. This trumpet's revamped leadpipe offers a comfortable level of breath resistance along with smooth playability on detailed passages, and its .445-inch step bore permits you to create a vibrant, larger-than-life sound with little effort. The YTR-8310ZII's rugged monel alloy valves yield smooth, quick action and excellent resistance to impact damage, moisture, and air leaks, while its 2-piece valve casing adds depth and core to your playing. To top it off, this horn's extra-long third valve slide stopper screw facilitates tone stabilization and upper-register playability that are second to none.
1-piece side-seam bell
Constructed from yellow brass, the Yamaha YTR-8310ZII Custom Z's 1-piece, 5-inch bell contributes greatly to its vibrant tone and cannon-like projection, and its side-seam design dampens vibration for an incredibly open, resonant sound. The YTR-8310ZII also includes a French bead bell rim a flat-dome rim shape that further bolsters this horn's resonance and projection. The YTR-8310ZII features a gold lacquer finish, which produces a delicate, warm quality. At Musicworks, we've also found that this trumpet's gold lacquer finish gives it a gleaming, polished look.
Yamaha Custom Z Series trumpets
Yamaha is committed to supporting you at every step of your musical journey. Borne out of their long and close partnership with legendary trumpet player Bobby Shew, the Custom Z Series is based on the concept of a super-efficient instrument that can tackle in-your-face solos and soft ensemble playing with equal aplomb. The fruit of this collaboration is the YTR-8310ZII: a lightweight, world-class horn that's guaranteed to inspire your best performances.
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