Trumpet players love to ask "what do you play on?" Here is a rundown of the horns and mouthpieces I use most (at the moment) for the most common styles of music I play.
*Yamaha YTR-8335LA (Wayne Bergeron), Gold
Yamaha YTR-8310z (Bobby Shew), Silver
Olds Super Recorder, Balanced (Harry James)
Benge, Los Angeles
Bach Stradivarius Model 37
*Yamaha YTR-9445NY (Phil Smith), Silver
Bach 229, 25H, Gold
Bach New York
*Schilke P5-4, Gold
*Yamaha Bobby Shew
*-Denotes most used horn
Bb Classical/Studio Work:
Bach C1.5c* cup, 1.25C Rim, 117
*yes, there are two Cs, first capitalized, the 2nd lower case. No, I do not know what this means.
"Harriman Los Angeles" by Pickett Brass
Schilke 14A4A (for lead passages)
Big Band Lead/Rock Band:
Marcinkiewicz E12.4 R. Ingram
C Trumpet/Orchestral Work:
Bach C 1 1/4c Cup, 1 1/4C Rim, 26
Warburton-Oviedo 5MC, S11
Chas Colin NY
Boyde Hood would always say "Never changing equipment is just as bad as always changing equipment."
While the above is what I currently play on, like any stereotypical trumpeter, I am always on the lookout for a new gear to try!