Mutes Galore

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My greatest weapon is mute prayer.

~Mohandas Ghandi

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Want to learn more about the best ways to practice? Get an e-mail with a discount code when The Practice of Practice by Jonathan Harnum is published (June, 2014). To learn more about the book, check out a sample from The Practice of Practice.

Lesson 22: Mutes Galore

In this podcast you can hear all the mutes that are most commonly used with the trumpet. This is a good supplement to Sound the Trumpet, chapter 16, read in an earlier podcast.

Resources for This Chapter:

Regular, lo-tech Practice Mute (click images to buy):

High-tech Yamaha Silent Brass System (highly recommended, esp. for apartment/family life):

Straight Mute:

Harmon-style wah-wah mute (copper=darker sound):

The Cup Mute:

The Plunger Mute:

The Bucket Mute:

Mute Bag:

Mute Holder (for music stand):

Book: The World of Jazz Trumpet by Scotty Barnhartt (kindle version)

Want to learn more about the best ways to practice? Get an e-mail with a discount code when The Practice of Practice by Jonathan Harnum is published (June, 2014). To learn more about the book, check out a sample from The Practice of Practice.

The Usual Resources:

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