Traditional piccolo mutes are notorious for not playing in tune. However, this one is in tune across the range, and with a smooth, round, velvety sound. You may not use it often, but when you do need it, you’ll want this one in your gig bag.
Marc Geujon (Principal Trumpet – Opera National de Paris, Prof. Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris):
“The piccolo straight works well too. Very useful tool for piccolo when you want a sound not too metallic.”