Bach Small Shank Mouthpiece for Trombone, Baritone, and Euphonium

The history of Bach starts with mouthpieces. A century ago, trumpet player Vincent Bach began experimenting with designs and manufacturing processes to replace a broken mouthpiece. Soon after, Vincent Bach’s mouthpieces, and later his trumpets, set the standard for excellence.

Bach continues that standard today through constant innovation and dedication to the craft. In the Bach workshop, crafting a mouthpiece begins with innovative, yet classic designs and is then carved by a computer-numeric-controlled machine that shapes and cuts solid brass bars. Each step is precise within one ten-thousandth of an inch.

Because no two players have the same lip or tooth formation, what is perfect for one player may be entirely unsuitable for another. Bach produces thousands of different combinations of rims, cups and backbores so that each player can find the best mouthpiece for their individual embouchure.


ModelDepth of CupApprox. Cup Dia.Rim ShapeDescription
5GDeep25.50mmMedium wide, semi-flat.Same as No. 5 except for .276" throat and #429 backbore (sames as large shank 5G but with small shank)
5GSMedium25.50mmMedium wide, semi-flat.Same as No. 5 but with larger "G" throat and #420 backbore.
6-1/2ALMedium deep25.40mmMedium wide, well rounded.The same rim and cup as No. 6 1/2A but with a larger "G" throat and #420 backbore for trombonists who strive for a Teutonic tone quality. Recommended for euphonium players who desire a round, mellow tone of great carrying power and substantial volume.
7Medium24.75mmMedium wide, not too sharp.The ideal mouthpiece for the artist desiring a beautiful, ringing tone with sufficient volume for melody playing.
7CMedium shallow24.75mmMedium wide, not too sharp.Designed for players who prefer a medium-large cup to assure a large volume of tone. The rather shallow cup produces great brilliancy
11Medium deep24.70mmMedium wide.Same style as No. 9 but slightly smaller. Produces a magnificent round tone of great carrying power. An excellent model for euphonium and baritone players.
11CMedium shallow24.70mmMedium wide.Same size as No. 11 but with a medium shallow cup for a brilliant ringing tone of large volume.
12CMedium24.50mmMedium wide.Same size and rim as No. 12 but with a more brilliant, crisp tone. The best selling model for all-around playing.
15Medium deep24.40mmMedium wide.A full-toned mouthpiece of mellow timbre.
17Medium24.20Medium wide.A rather small mouthpiece for all-around work by players with a small mouth or weak lips. Produces a mellow tone.
22CMedium shallow23.92mmMedium wide.The small and shallow cup is well suited for bass trumpet but is also used on the small bore valve trombones popular in some Latin countries.


Model: 350XX
Manufacturer: Bach

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11

Price: $83.00

11C

Out of Stock
Price: $83.00

12C

Price: $79.00

15

Price: $79.00

17

Price: $79.00

22C

Price: $83.00

5G

Price: $85.00

5GS

Price: $83.00

6-1/2AL

Price: $83.00

7

Price: $83.00

7C

Price: $83.00
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