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What is a commercial trumpet backbore?

Commercial music is the inclusion of virtually any style of music from pop, rock, funk, blues, and others. The typical commercial backbore tends to verge towards the efficient side, but that truly is a personal preference of the player. It comes down to one word, balance! The player needs to have the balance of resistance from the horn, mouthpiece, and their body.

Many commercial players are looking for a backbore that offers more resistance to assist with their efficiency of themselves and their horn. What if a player is using a very tight feeling trumpet that provides an extreme amount of resistance? In this case would a very efficient backbore be needed? Maybe not. Whether you’re using our more free blowing #0 standard backbore, or our most efficient commercial backbore offering, the C4, the balance of resistance is the key.