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Getzen Eterna Classic Trumpet Review Model 900S

Ideal for the pros, this vintage model trumpet is anything but rusty and made our list of the best professional trumpets and overall top 15 trumpets available today.

It was initially introduced during the sixties as the Getzen 900 Eterna Severinsen when rhythm and blues were at its peak. Over a 40 year period the design changed slightly to accommodate the wants and needs of professional players (namely Doc Severinsen). Back by popular demand Getzen re-introduced the original Getzen Eterna 900 branded as the Getzen 900 Eterna Classic and it's a beauty!

The Eterna Classic has the same outstanding intonation and amazing free blowing capabilities of the original Eterna 900. This instrument is perfect for working musicians and advanced amateurs alike. At home playing all different kinds of musical contexts and genre, the Eterna Classic is a powerfully versatile trumpet that has a bright lead sound.

Getzen Eterna Classic Features

  • Exceptionally free blowing with excellent intonation
  • Bright lead sound
  • Hand-lapped nickel silver slide and valves
  • Wood shell black case protects from wear and tear, and provides a stylishly elegant look
  • Getzen Gold Warranty and Lifetime Valve Warranty

The Getzen Eterna Classic receives a perfect 5.0 (out of 5.0) star rating, and is an excellent choice for professional trumpeters and serious amateurs alike.

Getzen 900S Eterna Classic Trumpet Specifications

  • Key: Bb
  • Bore: Medium Large 0.460-inch
  • Leadpipe: Standard
  • Leadpipe Material: Nickel Silver
  • Bell: 4.75-inch two piece, Yellow Brass
  • Valves: Nickel Silver - Hand Lapped
  • 1st Valve Slide Adjustment: Thumb Saddle
  • 3rd Valve Slide Adjustment: Adjustable Ring
  • Finish: Silver

Not a Beginners Trumpet

It's hard to find anything wrong with the Getzen Eterna Classic but it should be noted this is a horn designed for more advanced players as this one reviewer noted,

"Most amateurs may find this instrument a bit difficult to control. This is normal since this classic trumpet was designed for more advanced students and pros. It requires certain tuning and it can only be maximized with a skillful musician. Regular oiling for maintenance is advisable to keep it in good condition."

Blow Like a Pro

As you can imagine this horn garnishes rave reviews from pro-level players who have said,

"If I could only own one current production trumpet for under 2K this would be it. The nickel plated valves are incredible. (sure beats monel) Play it once and you will understand. I am in love with mine!"

"I had read a lot about this legendary trumpet and decided that I wanted to own one. I am VERY happy with it. Just as I expected, it was very free-blowing with that bright, "lead" sound that it is known for. But when I first played it, I was surprised to find that it also has a very rich, full sound, amazingly similar to a Bach Stradivarius."

The Getzen Eterna Classic trumpet provides high quality tone at a very decent price. It is built to last and will consistently give you the best music experience that you could ever dreamed of. It is a one-of-a-kind instrument that will completely blow you away.

Is the Getzen 900S Eterna Classic Right For You?

At the end of the day, it is all about choosing the trumpet that is right for you. If you like that bright lead sound that will never grow old and will truly last a lifetime the Getzen Eterna Classic might be perfect for you. It is a fabulous trumpet that perfectly personifies the musicians of the past as it blows its way towards the present with it's free blowing style and excellent intonation that many customers love.