Denis Wick DW4880 Classic Series Trombone Mouthpiece in Gold

  • Item # 0051408
  • Model # DW4880-5AL

These are the mouthpieces that started the Wick tradition. Born from the need of a performing musician that needed to create a product to produce better musical results compared to anything that was c… Learn More

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Features

  • Available sizes: Large shank - 00AL, 0AL, 1AL, 2AL, 2NAL, 3AL, 4ABL, 4AL, 4BL, 4.5AL, 5ABL, 5AL, 5BL, 6AL, 6BL, 9BL; Small shank – 4BS, 5BS, 6BS, 7CS, 9BS, 10CS, 12CS
  • Model Number: The first number refers to the cup diameter; the higher the number, the smaller the diameter
  • Cup Volume: A – Deep cup; B – Medium cup; C – Shallow cup; AB – uses modified backbore for improved range
  • Receiver / Shank type: L – large shank mouthpiece for large bore trombones and euphoniums; S – small shank mouthpiece for small bore trombones and baritones
  • Finish: Gold plate

Technical Specification

Denis Wick DW4880 Classic Series Trombone Mouthpiece in Gold

  • 00AL: Large shank; 28mm cup diameter; 6.40mm rim width; 8.15mm throat; Open backbore. Dark, round tone with exceptional projection and clarity. Good choice for contrabass trombone.
  • 0AL: Large shank; 27.42mm cup diameter; 6.09mm rim width; 7.45mm throat; Barrel backbore. Clean, precise attacks in the low register. Great for strong, advanced players.
  • 1AL: Large shank; 27.11mm cup diameter; 6.09mm rim width; 7.45mm throat; Open backbore. Open sound in all registers with perfect amount of resistance. Rich, dark tone.
  • 2AL: Large shank; 27mm cup diameter; 6.73mm rim width; 7.30mm throat; Barrel backbore. Secure high register with full, dark lows. Wider rim with clear traditional bass sound. Good choice for orchestral work.
  • 2NAL: Large shank; 27mm cup diameter; 6.15mm rim width; 7.30mm throat; Barrel backbore. Easy high and low register. Narrower rim with excellent flexibility and accurate attacks.
  • 3AL: Large shank; 26.40mm cup diameter; 6.80mm rim width; 7.38mm throat; Barrel backbore. Great choice for tenor players that also double on bass or strong euphonium players. Wider rim and easy response.
  • 4ABL: Large shank; 26mm cup diameter; 6.72mm rim width; 7.38mm throat; Medium backbore. Dark core sound with excellent flexibility. Improved high register performance.
  • 4AL: Large shank; 26mm cup diameter; 6.72mm rim width; 7.38mm throat; Barrel backbore. Full low register with big, dark sound. A classic euphonium model that is also good for powerful trombonist.
  • 4BL: Large shank; 25.90mm cup diameter; 6.77mm rim width; 7.13mm throat; Medium backbore. Idela for solo playing with excellent range and even tone production. Clear ringing sound with good high register.
  • 4BS: Small shank; 25.90mm cup diameter; 6.77mm rim width; 7.13mm throat; Medium backbore. Big bore sound for a small bore instrument. Excellent for the well-developed embouchure that needs a large cup on a small bore trombone.
  • 4.5AL: Large shank; 25.85mm cup diameter; 6.80mm rim width; 7.24mm throat; Barrel backbore. Easy blowing upper register with dark tone. Well suited for symphonic trombonist.
  • 5AL: Large shank; 25.73mm cup diameter; 6.64mm rim width; 7.30mm throat; Barrel backbore. Perfect for wind ensemble and symphonic work. Deep cup and larger bore for improved projection and tone.
  • 5ABL: Large shank; 25.73mm cup diameter; 6.64mm rim width; 7.15mm throat, Medium backbore. Excellent high register with a rich tone.
  • 5BL: Large shank; 25.73mm cup diameter; 6.64mm rim width; 6.87mm throat, Medium backbore. Ideal for principal players with free and resonant high register.
  • 5BS: Small shank; 25.73mm cup diameter; 6.64mm rim width; 6.87mm throat, Medium backbore. Gives the smaller bore trombone the qualities of a large bore instrument. Brilliant and solid high register.
  • 6AL: Large shank; 25.40mm cup diameter; 6.80mm rim width; 7.20mm throat; Medium backbore. Big, full sound with even tone quality and improved high register. Ideal for concert band and brass band players.
  • 6BL: Large shank; 25.30mm cup diameter; 6.26mm rim width; 6.66mm throat; V-type backbore. Medium-shallow cup design for improved high register. Great all-around mouthpiece.
  • 6BS: Small shank; 25.30mm cup diameter; 6.26mm rim width; 6.66mm throat; V-type backbore. Medium-shallow cup design for improved high register. Great all-around small shank mouthpiece.
  • 7CS: Small shank; 25.40mm cup diameter; 6.26mm rim width; 6.24mm throat; Medium backbore. Clean tone with clear attacks and increased flexibility. Fantastic high range.
  • 9BL: Large shank; 25mm cup diameter; 6.46mm rim width; 6.66mm throat; V-type backbore. Brilliant, sonorous high register with full sound.
  • 9BS: Small shank; 25mm cup diameter; 6.46mm rim width; 6.66mm throat; V-type backbore. Good all-around small shank mouthpiece. Good choice for lead playing or alto trombone.
  • 10CS: Small shank; 25mm cup diameter; 6.46mm rim width; 6.24mm throat; Medium backbore. Clean, even tone quality in all registers. Good choice for jazz or alto trombone.
  • 12CS: Small shank; 24.50mm cup diameter; 6.71mm rim width; 6.10mm throat; V-type backbore. Wider, rounded rim for endurance and clear, resonant high register. Excellent jazz model.