Are Monette trumpets and mouthpieces really that good?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by bachstradivarius, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. Masterwannabe

    Masterwannabe Mezzo Piano User

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    I believe everything I read on the internet, they're not allowed to put anything on the internet if it isn't true!!! ;-)
     
  2. gzent

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    Sure tptCarl, those two scenarios are so similar that why not, go right ahead if it makes sense in your mind.
     
  3. AKtrumpet

    AKtrumpet Piano User

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    Monette is a different sound. Nothing more nothing less.
     
  4. TrentAustin

    TrentAustin Fortissimo User

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    hey I invented the internet with Al Gore... I can say what I please!
     
  5. gzent

    gzent Fortissimo User

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    You sure can! And some of it is even funny!
     
  6. jaemard

    jaemard Mezzo Piano User

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    I like how this went from Monette to murder in just a few posts.
     
  7. gzent

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    Rofl
     
  8. Vulgano Brother

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    Hey! What can I say? They're killer horns!
     
  9. motteatoj

    motteatoj Mezzo Forte User

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    Monette was smart in finding a hole in the market, and giving badge value beyond all the other horns out there.
    Like Rolls Royce or Louis Vuitton, etc. You pay for luxury, for exclusivity, for design.
    The science is may or may not be debatable, but since every artist is different and it is not science that musicians create but art i don't know how much the science means.
    If you buy ultra-high end audio equipment but can only hear from 80-15000hz cause your hearing is degraded, then you bought badge value, or a collection item.
    Same applies here i feel.
    The troubling thing about Monette is if in fact they are fit to the artist then they are even less aptly suited for more of the second hand market, meaning that many will be played incorrectly...following what i have read on his web site. So if worth is tied to resale in some way...then perhaps not.
    I have seen fantastic players playing on what would be considered junkie horns, and they wear them like a badge, almost the antithesis of Monette.
    In the end....who knows....
     
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  10. gzent

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    One of the best posts ever on the topic! Bravo!
     

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