Brass essentials you should never leave home without...
There's nothing more annoying than a sticky valve. Thankfully, the vast majority are easily rectified with an application of some valve oil
. There are several brands to choose from, including Blue Juice
. In our opinion, the Rocket Valve Oil
offers the best value for money.
Great for getting off those fingerprints off when you've got a page worth of rests! There are both Silver
Essentials for getting to the places you can never read. In particular for trombone
Tuning Slide Grease
Because there is nothing worse than being stuck in the wrong key. Tuning Slide Grease
keeps the tuning slides moving freely and smoothly for longer.
Trombones Only - Slide Cream
Apologies to the rest of you, but only a trombone player appreciates a well oiled slide. Apply Slide Cream
in moderation to the inner legs of the trombone slide for a silky smooth glide.
Particularly important for lacquered instruments. A Valve Jacket
helps stop the finish of your instrument reacting with sweat. It naturally preserves the finish for much longer.
Just in case...