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the technique of playing legato on vibes

Forum Topic: Buzzing noise after dampening bars

I just started the dampening and pedal book, and while practicing dampening the bars, first playing the note with the right hand, and then dampening with the left hand, I get a stramge bounce/buzz. Anyone else have any issues like this when starting out. Should I get heavier mallets? I'm using the standard mallets that came with my Musser M55, the old Gary Burton model.