Pickett Brass Trumpet Mouthpiece Backbore


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We recommend pairing the backbore with a Pickett trumpet mouthpiece top.

Standard Series Backbore, brushed finish:

Backbore: #1 For players who prefer a free blow with less resistance than the #2 backbore. Applications: orchestral/symphonic playing

Backbore: #2 This backbore offers the ‘classic’ feel that classical players have grown accustomed to. With just the right amount of resistance, this backbore has a bold beautiful tone. Applications: orchestral/symphonic/solo/chamber playing

Backbore: #3 Offers great stability while retaining that ‘classic’ sound. Offers more resistance than the #2 without losing the beautiful tone. Applications: chamber orchestra/jazz combo/solo playing

Backbore: #4 A compact and focused sound without adding great resistance. This backbore blends well for big band section playing without producing that strident sound known for lead trumpet playing. The compact and focused sound pair nicely for piccolo trumpet playing. Applications: jazz band/jazz combo/piccolo trumpet/solo playing

#10 Series Backbore, brushed finish:

Model 10-1 Very free blowing orchestral backbore, commonly used with a #24-#25 throat to create that orchestral sound/feel that is desired in symphony orchestras. Applications: orchestral/symphonic playing

Model 10-2 Our most popular classical backbore. The 10-2 creates a large sound without losing you with too much inefficient volume. This backbore offers that ‘classic’ backbore feel/blow that many have grown accustomed to. Applications: orchestral/symphonic/solo/chamber playing

Model 10-3 This backbore offers slightly more resistance than the 10-2 without compromising the overall beautiful large sound. The attacks are more pronounced and speak quicker which creates a perfect mouthpiece for small group playing. Applications: chamber orchestra/jazz combo/solo playing

Model 10-4 An extremely efficient backbore, offering a bright, focused sound. This backbore blends well for big band section playing without producing that strident sound known for lead trumpet playing. Applications: jazz band/jazz combo/solo playing

OS Designed for the orchestral player who desires that large/full sound that allows the player to use massive quantities of air without losing focus. Commonly used with #22-25 throats and deep cups. Pairs well with rotary trumpets. Applications: orchestral/symphonic playing
CS Very free-blowing symphonic backbore. The CS is a symphonic short-shank backbore designed to help the intonation challenges associated with many C/D/E flat trumpets. Applications: orchestral/symphonic/solo/chamber playing


*Raw brass, polished brass, and unlacquered instruments and mouthpieces will tarnish quickly and may not arrive with a flawless finish. This is a natural property of raw brass, which will develop a rich golden-brown patina over time.

:warning: California residents: See Prop 65 warning.
All brass instruments and brass instrument mouthpieces may contain lead, which is known to cause cancer and reproductive harm. – www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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