The world's favourite trumpet mute! This is perhaps the most successful, and most copied trumpet mute ever. Since it 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. Other manufacturing techniques produce mutes which are not as hard. Our hand-crafting produce a mute where the metal is work-hardened making it both light and very resonant. This makes it free-blowing and extremely responsive and the choice of the most demanding musicians.