Mind the Gap!

Bob Reeves Brass have been at the forefront of brass custom work for many years now. Regular readers may have already read this great interview with Bob Reeves himself.

The ‘gap’ between mouthpiece and the start of the lead pipe has long been a mystery that is brilliantly explained in this video by Brett.

Watch as he cuts a trumpet mouthpiece for the Reeves Sleeve system, which allows the player to adjust the gap between the end of the mouthpiece and the start of the venturi of the leadpipe. This is a critical adjustment that players can use to fine-tune their trumpet and mouthpiece setup to optimize intonation, response, slotting, and projection.

Learn more about the Bob Reeves Sleeves at www.bobreeves.com


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