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Category Archives: Mutes
Mutes (Part Three) – More Mutes!
In this third and final (for now!) part in my mini-series on mutes I will introduce several more types of mutes. There are certainly a few more than I list here, but these are the most common ones after the … Continue reading
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Mutes (Part Two) – The Standard Three
Welcome to part two of my mini-series on mutes! Today I‘ll explain the three most common mutes in a trumpeter’s arsenal. Many players can make it far into their career without needing anything more than these three mutes. They are … Continue reading
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Mutes (Part One) – General Guidelines and Notation
Brass players are often made fun of for their obsession with – and vast collections of – mouthpieces. While those jokes are most certainly justified, when it comes to hoarding, no one talks about the real problem – mutes. Not … Continue reading
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