"Trumpet and cornet players have been altering and manipulating their instrument's sound for decades. Whether it was King Oliver putting a kazoo in his horn, or Duke Ellington finding an exciting alternate use for plungers, trumpet and cornet players are known for their versatility. One of the most popular (and far more common) ways to alter the sound of your trumpet or cornet is through the use of a mute. With the help of a top notch mute, you'll be able to alter your instrument's sound and quickly open up a variety of new playing possibilities.
Here you will find a lot of different mute options available to you. If you're not sure exactly what it is that you're looking for, you may want to start out by checking out our best sellers. For example, the B Model Aluminum Trumpet Wow-Wow Mute from Harmon is a classic mute with modern construction that you're sure to love. This mute is perfect for creating that famous ""wah-wah"" sound that trumpets are so well known for. Also, this mute is free-blowing, which means it will not alter the pitch of your instrument in any way.
Another great option is the 4C Aluminum/Copper Trumpet Bucket Mute from Jo-Ral. This is a specialized mute that is full of exciting tonal quality thanks, in part, to its aluminum and copper makeup. This mute will perform evenly in all registers, and can produce a hauntingly beautiful sound that is equal parts deep and hollow. If you're a performer who strives to unleash artistic expression, this is the mute for you.
And that's only the beginning! There is such a wide variety of mutes here that provide you with so many different expressive capabilities, your best bet is simply to dive in and check them all out. When you find the one that is right for you, you'll know, and your playing will be taken to a level you never thought possible."