[Trombone-l] more about buckets - make your own

Raymond Horton rayhorton at insightbb.com
Tue Nov 8 09:18:02 CST 2005

From: "Wayne Dyess" <TexasTbone at gt.rr.com>

>> I gotta tell ya, I am not one of those Jo-Ral fans.  I had to look 
>> before I commented.  I have one of those gosh-awful things.  I HATE 
>> the sound... I hate the look... I hate the feel.
Adrian Drover wrote:

> I have to agree.  I don't have one.  I hope I never have to buy one.  
> The younger guys seem to be buying these awful things.  They just 
> don't sound like a bucket mute.  I'm still using my hand made Peter 
> Gane (London) mutes. Beautiful to play.  In tune.  Feel nice.  Sound 
> nice.  Well made to last a lifetime if you treat them right.  The 
> bucket fits inside the bell.  None of those awful clips to fiddle 
> with.  Are these mutes still available?
> A.

Googled them, and they are widely available, esp. in the UK, such as:


in the US you can "inquire" at:



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