The S42 S Series Bb Trumpet was introduced in 1983. This model benefitted from advice and feedback from Jon Faddis, and was played by him for more than 20 years, until the development of the S43HDL-F Faddis Model. The S42 offers an efficient design, ideal for the lead player.


One-piece Yellow Brass Bell

Soldered Bead

#2 Bell Taper

.450″ Medium Bore

Reverse Leadpipe

Semi-Square Main Tuning Slide w/ Brace

Lightweight Design

1st slide ring & 3rd slide ring


1st slide saddle

Pinky ring

3rd slide waterkey

Amado waterkey(s)

“Beryllium” bell

Sterling Silver bell

Tuning bell


Lifetime Warranty

S42 models

Silver plate

S42  Yellow brass bell

S42L  Yellow brass tuning bell

S42b  “Beryllium” bell

S42Lb  “Beryllium”tuning bell

S42S  Sterling silver bell

S42LS  Sterling silver tuning bell

Gold plate

S42-GP  Yellow brass bell

S42L-GP  Yellow brass tuning bell

S42b-GP  “Beryllium” bell

S42Lb-GP  “Beryllium” tuning bell

S42S-GP  Sterling silver bell

S42LS-GP  Sterling silver tuning bell