Galileo JooJazz Bb Trumpet
Developed with award-winning Swiss jazz trumpeter Joo Kraus.
The project of the JooJazz trumpet was launched on the initiative of, and in collaboration with Joo Kraus, who was a great source of ideas and inspiration.
Esthetics and sound should form a sensory symbiosis for the eyes and ears. The result is a simple attractive and elegant design. Symmetrical basic geometrical shapes determined the design of the trumpet. Round, wide bows on the bell and the tuning slide provide a rounded appearance in the truest sense of the word.
Elemental material in the form of pure copper is used in the bell, supported by a matte, but otherwise untreated surface creates a pleasant color mix of non-ferrous coloratura.
The inspiration of the instrument was also the source of the naming. Like his latest musical project, this trumpet model was also christened: JooJazz.
Joo's wish list, which was short but substantial. It should be versatile. Orientated towards jazz and amplified music, from funky to mellow. Good intonation, just enough resistance to be stable even if you push it to the edge.
As for what mellow means to us: mature, juicy, mild, warm, full, round, soft, gentle, serene, set, affable, cheerful, in a good mood. There's nothing to add to it, except: Have fun!
- Heavy brass machine with stainless steel valves
- Valve set MAV or regular
- Bore in ML 11.7 mm
- Reversed leadpipe
- Nickelsilver external slides
- Slides made of brass
- Copper bell 0.5 mm with French bead edge
- Bell diameter 140 mm
- Valve heads with mother-of-pearl insert
- 2 Amado water keys on the tuning slide and 3rd valve slide
- Finish – polished raw brass
All Galileo Trumpets & Flugelhorns are made to order in Basel, Switzerland and take a minimum of 2 weeks for raw brass or lacquer and 6 to 8 weeks for silver or gold plated delivery. Prices exclude mouthpiece and case. Please contact us for current stock and availability.