The 67.9 "Zony" Series Trumpet
Mouthpieces were originally designed for Trumpeter Mike Zonshine of the
Honolulu Symphony. These mouthpieces quickly became very popular with
classical trumpeters that GR decided to add them to the standard line.
Mike has studied with Boyde Hood, Roger
Voisin, Tom Rolfs of the Boston Symphony, and James Thompson.
He has attended the Tanglewood Music
Center and the Eastman School of music.
Mike has held the Principal Trumpet
position with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra where he has performed
Copland's Quiet City, Bach's Second Brandenburg Concerto, and Haydn's
profile as the Zony #1 and 9C* with add bite and less diameter.
- For Mike
Zonshine this rim change improved the match between Mike and his mouthpiece
allowing an increase in endurance, improved articulation, and added harmonics to
his beautiful sound.
- This is a great orchestral mouthpiece for C trumpet with
great projection, traditional sound and a full harmonic spectrum of overtones.
- Standard GR Symphonic blank and length, larger
throat bore, and #3BB, also available in the Symphonic Blank with the
traditional overall length, GR Classic Blank with Standard length or GR
Classic Blank with traditional overall length and different backbore as a