The Best Pocket Trumpets for Beginners
Pocket trumpets are to be taken seriously. They are perfect for trumpeters as a travel option due to their small dimensions: though they have a different sound that normal trumpets, these compact solutions are perfectly suitable for practicing.
We have selected the best options for beginners and intermediate players, so you can choose a decent-priced one. It does not matter if you are starting or need a small alternative for your trumpet: you will find a perfect solution for you.
EastRock Brass Bb Pocket Trumpet
EastRock is a USA brand popular among brass instruments players. Their products are specially made for beginners, and include all accessories needed for a perfect storage and maintenance, besides being available in different colors to reflect every musician’s personality.
This Bb pocket trumpet features high precision, double drain valves that offer an excellent performance, plus patent designed saliva keys that will resist damages as well as the pass of time. The mouthpiece has also been taken into account in order to produce a perfect sound, since its edge is polished by diamond.
- Available in black, blue, nickel and gold finish
- Includes: hard case, standard 7C mouthpiece, valve oil, strap, white gloves, and a cleaning cloth
- 1 year’s warranty against any manufacturer’s defects
Muslady Mini Bb Pocket Trumpet
Another example of pocket trumpet designed for beginners is this Muslady model.
Very lightweight and easy to carry, this pocket trumpet is made of brass and shows a perfect workmanship that can be appreciated on its beautiful lacquered finish. It also includes accessories to keep it always in perfect conditions.
- Available in red, blue, black, silver, and gold finish
- 96mm bell diameter and white faux mother of pearl inlays on buttons
- Includes a carrying case, strap, white gloves, cleaning cloth and mouthpiece
Sky Band Approved Brass Bb Pocket Trumpet
If there is a brand that allows us to reflect our personality in the musical instrument we play, Sky Music is the one.
Available in many different colors, Sky Music’s pocket trumpet is an example of a well-made instrument. With a perfect round tubing that achieves a perfect air flow with less turbulences and a one-time drawn body with no seams, this trumpet made of phosphorus copper will be an option to consider even for those more professional players.
- Available in green, black, blue, gold, purple, pink, red, and silver
- Includes a lightweight carrying case, white gloves, cleaning cloth, valve oil and a Paititi mouthpiece
- 2-year warranty that guarantees a new trombone or a full refund
Eastar ETR-330N Bb Pocket Trumpet
Both for beginners and more intermediate musician players, Eastar has designed this pocket trumpet in which quality is the goal. This company, with more than 20 years of manufacturing experience, takes care in inspecting all its products twice at its factory before being delivered to customers.
Besides including all storage and maintenance accessories needed, this pocket trumpet features a patented saliva key that guarantees durability and high precision valves that will not stuck: their 1/100 mm mechanical accuracy makes sure that each piston will respond. Eastar also guarantees that all internal pipes are cleaned using ultrasonic waves and perfectly oiled. The result? An excellent and stable trumpet that produces a strong sound and vibration.
- Available in nickel and gold finish
- Includes: white gloves, cloth, valve vil, trumpet cleaning suit, and a 7 C mouthpiece
- Eastar offers a 12-month warranty against any manufacturer defect
Stagg WS – TR245 Bb Pocket Trumpet
Tuned in the key of Bb and made of heavy-duty brass with valves of stainless steel, the Stagg pocket trumpet offers an excellent playability.
It is built with an excellent quality and a beautiful shiny clear finish: a well engineered mid-priced trumpet that will not only look like a professional instrument, but it will also produce a crisp and strong sound.
- With a hard case included
- Features stainless steel pistons
- With a 7c mouthpiece
Mendini MPT-BK Brass Bb Pocket Trumpet
Mendini is a well-known brand among music students, specially for its brass instruments. This pocket trumpet is an example of thee brand’s quality despite of its pretty-decent price.
The brand has paid attention to details, as we can see in its phosphorus copper lead mouth pipe and the white mother of pearl key inlaids on its valves. Besides, all their instruments are tested both at its factory and again at the distribution center before being sent to their customers, just to be sure of their quality. And in case this was not enough, they offer 1-year warranty against possible defects.
- Available in black, blue, gold, green, red, and nickel plated
- Includes a Cecilio 92-D chromatic tuner among accessories (nylon covered hard case, gloves, cloth, valve oil)
- 1-year warranty against possible manufacturer’s defects
Roy Benson RBPT101G Bb Pocket Trumpet
A pocket trumpet with a shiny lacquered finish that produces an amazing sound. This is what Roy Benson can offer in a product made of top-quality brass with stainless steel pistons and top spring.
The nylon valve guides present a thumb ring on the 3rd valve slide, plus 2 individual water keys. It also features a high-quality mouthpiece with an anti-rust finish. All will be kept perfectly in the rectangular case included that can be carried as a backpack.
- Bell and lead pipe made of quality gold brass
- Features nylon valve guides and a thumb ring on the 3rd one
- Includes a light case that can be worn as a backpack
Eastar's quality in a pretty-decent pocket trumpet. That sums up everything. An instrument that may have been created for beginners, but taking into consideration the appearance and details that any professional musician looks for.
- Precise high-quality valves
- Eastar patent design saliva key
- Shiny lacquered finish with an amazing reflection