[Trombone-l] Compact Practice Mute

Gil Estes gil.estes at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 14:25:46 CST 2018


FYI: I ended up getting the Dennis Wick compact travel mute (the red one). It blows freely and plays on-pitch better than all other’s I’ve tried.

Thanks for the collective knowledge of all concerned…

Gil Estes, director
Atlanta Trombone Ensemble

> On Oct 1, 2018, at 3:31 PM, Martin Hubel via Trombone-l <trombone-l at trombonelist.org> wrote:
> 
> The smallest, and in my opinion the best, practice mute is the Best Brass
> mute. My tenor mute is small enough to remain in the bell while in the
> case. Tuning is very good.
> 
> I also have a Best Brass mute for my bass, but it has some electronics like
> a metronome and a headphone jack that increases its length. It can't be
> stored in the bell.
> 
> 
> Martin Hubel
> Professor, Bioinformatics
> Seneca College
> 
> 
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 5:51 PM Art Triggs via Trombone-l <
> trombone-l at trombonelist.org> wrote:
> 
>> Perfect! Lmao
>> 
>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 16:20 Price Taylor <pricetaylor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I just got a huge LOL on Amazon. They have the Denis Wick practice mutes
>>> (both tenor and bass) but there's also a "subscribe and save" option.
>>> Meaning, you would get the same mute delivered to you every month.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 11:22 AM, Art Triggs via Trombone-l <
>>> trombone-l at trombonelist.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I use the protec mute, but also use the Yamaha silent brass mute, the
>>>> newer
>>>> one sits flush with the edge of the bell so it can go in my case with no
>>>> problems.
>>>> Art Triggs
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 14:16 Gil Estes via Trombone-l <
>>>> trombone-l at trombonelist.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Practice Mute Question
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hopefully not quite as much of a hot-topic as “slide lubricant”, but
>>>> here
>>>>> goes…
>>>>> 
>>>>> About to do some traveling and want a nice, compact practice mute that
>>>>> will fit inside the bell while in the case. I have a Protec, and while
>>>> it
>>>>> blows okay, the pitch is over 1/4-tone sharp (i.e. F sounds like a
>> very
>>>>> flat F#).
>>>>> 
>>>>> Any first hand observations on the Dennis Wick travel practice mute or
>>>>> other suggested that you’ve used?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Ready…GO
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