[Dixielandjazz] Trumpet question

Mike mike at railroadstjazzwest.com
Thu Dec 1 12:48:04 PST 2005

I would checkout dillionmusic.com

They have lots of good used instruments at fair prices.

I am not a trumpet player but I have bought a couple of trombones from 
there and I know a lot of trumpet players that shop there too.


Ministry of Jazz wrote:
> A question for my trumpet tooting colleagues:
> I have a friend who is learning trumpet and is looking for a new American
> made trumpet that will last him well into his performing life. He would like
> to spend up to $300-$400. Can anyone recommend a source for such a horn,
> and/or a make and model? Finding trumpets in Israel is like pulling teeth. A
> new Jupiter costs $400.
> I am a relatively new player, and I tend to deal in used low-end horns. I
> would appreciate some pointers on what to look for in a "high quality" horn,
> new or used, aside from the name. We found a used King 600 in Jerusalem for
> $400, but it was pretty used, and I found a bunch of that make and model
> number for less on eBay. The problem is getting them here!
> Anyway, your help would be appreciated.
> Elazar
> Dr. Jazz Dixieland Band
> Tekiya Trumpet Ensemble
> Jerusalem, Israel
> www.israel.net/ministry-of-jazz
> +972-2-679-2537
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