Klarinet Archive - Posting 000193.txt from 1998/04
From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: very young principal cl's
Date: Sun, 5 Apr 1998 17:49:35 -0400
At 11:27 AM 4/4/98 PST, Kevin Fay wrote:
>I hate to say this--being a reed player and all--but the lead trumpet is
>the quarterback of the big band, pure and simple. As a general rule, a
>big band with a weak 1st trumpet is a lame band.
Gee, that's funny. In our big band, we think it is the lead alto sax that
makes the band. :-)
Lead alto sax/clarinet, The Baytones
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If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.