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Wedge Trumpet and Cornet Mouthpieces 

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

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"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, Central Connecticut State University

Prices with Free Shipping - USD

One Piece Silver Plated Mouthpiece - $210 

One Piece Black Delrin Plastic Mouthpiece - $85

Silver Plated Trumpet Top - $155

Plastic (Black Delrin or Clear Acrylic) Trumpet Top - $75

Silver Plated or Stainless Steel Trumpet Backbore (Two Part) - $105

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. 


We offer three lines of Wedge trumpet mouthpieces.

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 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 Some models are still offered, but many have been replaced by the Gen 2 line of mouthpieces.  

Wedge Gen 2 trumpet and cornet 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.

Need help choosing the best size? Click Here to Complete the On-line Fitting Survey.

Wedge Trumpet Mouthpiece Comparison Table - Click Links for Details in Store

Gen 2 Rim Size = ID in inches at .04 inches into cup


Wedge Gen 2 Cup Depth


Similar to:

Bach 3E 

Pickett E or F

Schilke 6A4A, 13A4A


Similar to: 

Bach 3D

Pickett D

Schilke 14A4A

Warburton S, SV


Similar to:

Bach 7E

Curry M

Pickett C

Schilke B

Warburton M

Yam B


Similar to:

Bach 1.5C,  5C

Pickett BC


Warburton MD

Yam C


Similar to:

Bach 3B, 5B

Pickett B

Warburton D

60 = .60 inches

(15.2 mm)

Curry 00S

Curry 00M

Curry 00C

Curry 00TC

61 = .61 inches

(15.5 mm)

Curry 01S

Curry 01M

Curry 01C

Curry 01TC

62 = .62

(15.8 mm)

Warb 8ES

Warb 8S, 8SV

Warb 8M, 8MC

Warb 8MD

Warb 8D

63 = .63 inches

(16 mm)

Pickett 9E, F

Schilke 6A4A

Warb 7ES

Pickett 9D

Warb 7S, 7SV

Pickett 9C

Warb 7M, 7MC

Pickett 9 BC

Warb 7MD

Pickett 9B

Warb 7D

64 = .64 inches

(16.3 mm)

Pickett 7E, F

Schilke 10A4A

Warb 6ES

Pickett 7D

Warb 6S, 6SV

Bach 10.5D

Pickett 7C

Warb 6M, 6MC

Bach 10.5C

Bach MV 10.5C

Pickett 7BC

Warb 6MD

Pickett 7B

Warb 6D

65 = .65 inches

(16.5 mm)

Pickett 5E, F

Schilke 13A4A

Warb 5ES

Yam Bobby Shew Lead

Bach 7E

Monette B6LS

Pickett 5D

Warb 5S, 5SV

Bach 7D

Monette B6

Pickett 5C

Warb 5M, 5MC

Bach 5C

Bach 7C

Pickett 5BC

Warb 5MD

Bach 5B

Bach 6B

Bach 7B

Pickett 5B

66 = .66 inches

(16.8 mm)

Bach 3E

Pickett 3E, F

Warb 4ES

Bach 3D

Monette B4LS

Reeves Chuck Finldey

Pickett 3D

Schilke 14A4A

Warb 4S, 4SV

(Slightly shallower than Bach 3C)

Monette B4, B4S, C4

Reeves Chuck Findley

Pickett 3C

Warb 4M, 4MC

Yam 14B4

(Slightly deeper than Bach 3C)

Bach 3C

Pickett 3BC

Schilke 14

Warb 4MD

Yam 14C4


Bach 3B

Pickett 3B

Warb 4D

67 = .67 inches

(17 mm)

Pickett 1.5E, F Warb 3ES

Pickett 1.5D

Schilke 15A4A

Warb 3S, 3SV

Bach 1.5D

Monette B3, C3, B2, C2

Pickett 1.5C

Schilke 15B

Warb 3M, 3MC


Bach 1.5C

Bach 1.25C

Pickett 1.5BC

Schilke 16

Warb 3MD

Yam 16C4

Bach 1.5B

Pickett 1.5B

Warb 3D

68 = .68 inches

(17.3 mm)

Pickett 1E, F

Warb 2ES

Pickett 1D

Warb 2S, 2SV

Pickett 1C

Warb 2M, 2MC

Yam 17B4


Bach 1C

Pickett 1BC

Schilke 18

Yam 17C4

Warb 2MD

Pickett 1B

Warb 2D

69 = .69 inches

(17.5 mm)

Warb 1ES

Warb 1S

Warb 1M, 1MC

Schilke 20

Warb 1MD

Bach 1B

Warb 1D

Need help choosing the best size? Click Here to Complete the On-line Fitting Survey.

We also offer a line of Standard Band mouthpieces based on familiar sizes from Bach, Monette, and others. See details in our on-line store


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.

Bb length and C Length Backbores 


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.

Wedge top with 10 degree angle for overbite


Wedge Cornet Mouthpieces

We also offer a selection of cornet mouthpieces with rims matching the the most popular trumpet models. The mouthpieces usually have a medium deep cornet cup, similar to a Wick B cup.  The W3 and W4 mouthpieces have deeper cups based on the original Wick 3 and Wick 4 mouthpieces.

Cornet mouthpieces are available as Regular or British cornet styles.

British Cornet Style Mouthpieces

  • One piece and two piece models
  • Larger throat for a darker, richer cornet sound suitable for British brass band style playing.
  • Two piece models are made from our flugelhorn blanks, are shorter than regular cornet mouthpieces.   
  • Two piece models used with short British cornet style shank.
  • Two piece models can also be used on trumpet or flugelhorn with the appropriate dedicated shank.

American Style Cornet Tops

  • American style cornet tops are made from the same blank as our trumpet tops.
  • Can be used with regular length Wedge or Warburton cornet backbores.

Cornet Mouthpieces can be ordered through the on-line store


Choose a Wedge


"I first bought a used 3CC top and beat up Warburton 8* backbore from the internet to give the Wedge a try. Prior to this I was switching back and forth between a GR 65MX and Yamaha Bobby Shew Jazz for jazz and legit, a Reeves 41SV for shows and Latin work, and a Monette BL2 for lead.

When I got the mouthpiece in the mail I immediately brought it to my monthly small group Latin gig. I played two sets on it and was totally impressed with my ability to play to the top of my range, all night, with a completely even, open sound. More than impressed. I woke up the next day to absolutely no pain, swelling, or bruising, a feeling that was totally new to me. I knew that there was something to this rim shape and I had to find out more.

I called Dr. Dave and we talked for a long time. Prior mouthpieces, musical styles, how he discovered and developed his rim concept, etc. We got on great immediately. I wanted to order a couple pieces, and it turned out he was coming to New York the following week. He came to my gig at Birdland and gave me about 4 mouthpieces, including a 5DC top with a heavy medium backbore to try. I played it the whole gig and loved it! I have never instantly bonded with a line of mouthpieces like this before. Smooth from the bottom to the top of my range and I didn't have to change anything about my playing. Endurance, power, evenness, and intonation have all improved considerably. Two days later we were hanging out in a bar comparing mouthpiece scans in his computer over several beers.

After trying several lead tops and backbores, we're still tweaking the perfect one for me. I am totally happy with a 3CC/8* for jazz combo and classical, the 5DC/heavy medium for shows and big band, a 3FLX for flugel, and we're making a top for lead. All through this, Dave has been nothing but attentive and responsive to my needs. He has a great way of customizing pieces for people that don't come in his line, and his new standard line of pieces are great, too. Every time I practice on the Wedge, I feel my chops getting stronger, and I'm working muscles all the way back to my jaw. I want everyone to know about the Wedge, and I recommend them wholeheartedly. Dave's service can't be beat!"

Matt Hilgenberg