Bucket Mute Brass Mutes
To kick things off, let's take a look at some bucket mutes for trombones. The Jo-Ral 8L Tenor Trombone Bucket Mute is a best seller - it's made of spun aluminum, delivers a unique, haunted sound and has been tested to perform evenly in all registers. Or, how about the Humes & Berg 160 Tenor Trombone Bucket Mute. Stonelined mutes were invented in 1935 by Willie Berg. Since that time, these mutes have earned a sterling reputation for their ease of blowing, wide range of tonal colors and professional sound through countless amounts of use.
Trumpet and cornet players have some terrific bucket mute brass mutes to browse as well. Jo-Ral has a few choices here, including the TPT-4B Brass Bottom Trumpet Bucket Mute. Boasting a deep and slightly hollow sound, this multi-purpose mute is perfect for smaller ensemble settings. Or, if you play a euphonium, check out the Humes & Berg 161 Stonelined Velvet-Tone Series Baritone Horn and Euphonium Bucket Mute. Featuring coated clips for a snug fit into any baritone or euphonium bell, this bucket produces a very nice thinned timbre.
Whether you're new to bucket mute brass mutes or have been using them for years, you'll find more than enough options on this page to consider. Honestly, it never hurts to keep one or more mute types in your gig bag. After all, when you have an incredible talent like playing the trumpet, trombone or euphonium, it only makes sense to explore every possibility of your instrument, and incorporating a bucket mute into your repertoire is a great way to do just that.