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My Brass Instrument Smells Funny

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My Brass Instrument Smells Funny “I have been playing a brass instrument for several months now and there is a funny smell coming out of it, what do I do?”  Many students do not keep their instruments clean; this then causes the metal of the instrument to break down, mold to grow and the instrument to stink.  In this article I will be talking about how to clean your brass instrument at home and what materials are needed to clean the brass instrument.  Take note that I do not recommend using soaps to help clean the instrument; a brass instrument...

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