Since this Denis Wick Trumpet Straight Mute was first designed in 1968, it has given trumpet players exactly what they need: a mute which is perfectly in tune in all registers, a great feel which doesn’t affect the ‘blow’ of the instrument, and the ability to produce a searing fortissimo in orchestral tuttis.
The reason for the success of this Denis Wick mute lies partly in the brilliance of the design and partly in the care and precision of the manufacture. The design has created a very open mute, bigger than all its predecessors, giving a full sound and avoiding the problem of sharpness of pitch encountered in many trumpet mutes. Real cork is used to produce a snug fit in the bell of the instrument.
This mute is used by thousands of musicians all over the world and represents incredible value. This is one of the most important pieces of equipment a trumpet-player will ever purchase, and it is available at an incredibly reasonable price.