Jeremy Trezona - July 16 2020
Why Don't Sax Mutes Work?
If you live in an apartment building, with housemates, or with family in close proximity, practicing without disturbing others has to be a major consideration for a saxophonist.
Looking on Amazon, eBay or AliExpress can turn up hundreds of different options for sax mutes.
But, as many people can attest, these mutes rarely work as intended!
In this video we'll cover the following topics:
- The 3 different types of mutes available
- How these mutes are INTENDED to work
- Why they don't work as advertised
- The mysterious 4th mute which may hold the answer!
- Other suggestions for lowering your saxophone volume so you don't disturb others.