Wedge Trumpet Mouthpieces

Better Range, Endurance, Comfort, Flexibility, Response, and Sound


We Offer Three Lines Of Wedge Trumpet Mouthpieces

The Original Wedge Line

Mouthpieces in the Original Wedge Line feel most like a regular mouthpiece. Original Wedge mouthpiece tops are preferred by some players and are still offered in some sizes. However, most players will get superior performance from the Standard Brand or Gen 2 lines.

The Standard Brand Line

The Standard Brand Line is based on familiar sizes from other manufacturers. Some models are still offered, but many have been replaced by the Gen 2 line of mouthpieces.

The Wedge Gen 2

Wedge Gen 2 trumpet rims are available in diameters from .60 to .69 inches, measured at .04 inches into the cup. The Gen 2 line was originally developed to fill gaps in the Standard Brand line, and is rapidly becoming our most popular line.

Cup Depths

Standard Brand mouthpieces have cups similar to the mouthpiece on which it is based, with the addition of a Wedge rim and oval cup shape. Gen 2 Wedge cups are available as Extra Shallow, Shallow, Medium, Medium Deep, Deep. See table below for descriptions.


One and Two Piece Options

Wedge trumpet mouthpieces are available as one-piece mouthpieces or as separate tops that can be used with Wedge, Warburton, Pickett Brass, or similar backbores. One piece mouthpieces are an excellent choice for most players. The modular system allows the use of different combinations of backbore sizes, weights, and lengths in order to fine tune your mouthpiece.

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One Piece Silver Plated Mouthpiece


One Piece Black Delrin Plastic Mouthpiece


Silver Plated Trumpet Top


Plastic (Black Delrin or Clear Acrylic) Trumpet Top


Silver Plated or Stainless Steel Trumpet Backbore (Two Part)

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Wedge Trumpet Mouthpiece Comparison Table

Most players can find the right Wedge by matching it to their current mouthpiece. Find yours and then click link for details in store

Want help choosing the best size for you?
Complete our online fitting survey.

Bb and C backbores


Wedge backbores for use with separate tops come in two lengths for Bb and C trumpet. The shorter C trumpet length improves the pitch of many C trumpets.


One piece mouthpieces are available in silver and gold plated brass and black Delrin plastic.

Tops are available in silver and gold plated brass, stainless steel (by special order), black Delrin plastic, and clear acrylic. For information about the playing characteristics of different materials visit the FAQ section of our homepage.

Backbores are available in silver and gold plated brass and stainless steel.


Addition Special Features

Wedge Angled Rim for Overbite and Underbite

Wedge trumpet, cornet, and flugelhorn mouthpieces can also be ordered with an optional angled rim for players who’s teeth force them to hold the horn at an undesirable angle. The combination of the angled rim and curved shape of the Wedge design combine to correct the horn angle and provide greatly improved comfort.

It also decreases the TMJ discomfort often associated with trying to thrust the jaw forward to compensate for an overbite.

  • Five degree or ten degree tilt, in addition to the patented Wedge rim design.
  • Mouthpiece can be rotated in the horn by 180 degrees to compensate for an underbite or overbite.
  • Modified cup redirects airflow smoothly into throat.
  • Shape of throat remains round, unlike what can happen when bending a backbore.
  • Email to discuss your needs for an angled rim.


“The Wedge is an The Outside-the-Box-Concept that has aided my playing like no other equipment – ever – in 50 years of playing!” –Daniel D’Addio, Soloist and Chamber Musician, Artistic Director and Conductor, The Hartford Independent Chamber, Orchestra Professor of Music at Central Connecticut State University