Posted on: 3 September 2015
If you want to replicate the classic 'wah wah' sound of a great traditional jazz trumpet, you'll need to learn how to use a mute. Here's how to make your own mute for your trumpet and how to use it.
How to make a trumpet mute
Although you can buy fancy trumpet mutes from good music stores, the most popular and widely-used trumpet mute for beginners is adapted simply and cheaply from a common sink plunger.