Current Instruments

Paul Gaspar has played on Bach trumpets, cornet & mouthpieces for over 30 years, from NY & Mt. Vernon Bachs to post-strike Bachs built at the Conn-Selmer complex in Elkhart IN. 

Here is his current gear:

Bb Trumpet: ML bore 1975 Bach Strad with Mt. Vernon 72 Bell and 43 lead pipe. gold plated 
Bb Trumpet: XL bore 1993 Schilke X4, Beryllium bell, restored by Schilke August 2017 (above right photo)
Bb Cornet: M bore 1940's Mt Vernon Bach Mercury, silver plated
Flugelhorn:  2006 Conn Vintage One. rose brass bell. lacquered
Soprano Trombone: M bore 1927 Conn 17A. original lacquer
Piccolo Trumpet: Kühnl & Hoyer (Germany) piston valves. gold lacquered
Valve Trombone: Restored & silver lated Reynolds
Slide trombone: Bach 36, Blessing B-88 L bore F attachment

PG-0 made by Joe Pera. Like A Bach 0 with a very different inside, 24 throat, Schilke D backbore
Schilke 22A2D with 25 throat ("Schilke PG-0")
Schilke 22 (vintage - gift from Tony Lujan)
Bach 1 with a D cup and 117 backbore (in gold plate - "Bach PG-1"), the main mpc. cornet  & soprano trombone (custom ordered from Bach).
Denis Wick RW2 (deep V cup) for cornet
Denis Wick 2F flugel
Warbonite 3SV  / Bach 117 for piccolo trumpet (hard rubber top)
Marcinkiewicz 6ES for trombone
Schilke 51 for trombone


Vintage Ensoniq TS-12 (at-home keyboard for studio)
Vintage TS-10 (next up for restoration)