There's more to a brass instrument than simply the instrument itself. When it comes to its playability, sound and appearance, a diverse range of parts and accessories exist, and that's exactly what you'll find in this section. Accessories for brass instruments include everything from mouthpieces and mutes to straps, replacement parts and practice aids. This catalog even offers a variety of cleaning supplies and repair kits to keep your brass instrument's various parts in top-notch working condition.
In a selection as extensive as this one, you might want to consider narrowing down your options by using the "Category" function. For example, if you're looking for mouthpieces or mutes, you can simply check off the circle that says "Brass Mouthpieces" or "Brass Mutes" and only those products will appear. You'll discover plenty of top selling mouthpieces for the trumpet, trombone, French horn and tuba; try some of the top sellers from Blessing, Perantucci, Bach and Jet-one. As for mutes, your choices are seemingly endless; companies like Harmon, Humes & Berg, Protec and Mutec specialize in straight mutes, cup mutes and practice mutes for a wide range of brass instruments.
Moving things along, you owe it to your brass instrument and yourself to take a closer look at the care and cleaning accessories. To name a few popular items, there's the Giardinelli Magic Mist Hygienic Mouthpiece Cleaner, the Al Cass Fast Valve, Slide and Key Oil and the H.W. Brass-Saver Cleaning Brushes. While you're at it, check out the many beautifully-crafted straps and harnesses for brass instruments. Brands like Neotech, Meinl and SKB are held in high regard in the concert and orchestral world and they all have options in this section.
As you can see, accessories for brass instruments is a broad term and the right accessories for you will depend on what aspect of your instrument you wish to improve or enhance. Any experienced player knows how important mouthpieces are to their instrument, while mutes are ideal for quiet practices and creating unique effects during performances. Of course, tools and cleaning supplies are essential to your instrument's long-term staying power while slings and straps are crucial to your level of playing comfort. By taking these factors into consideration, you'll speed up your search here immensely.