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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000141.txt from 2002/06

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: [kl] S*x Questions
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 22:01:42 -0400

At 05:26 PM 6/4/2002 -0700, Kevin Fay wrote:
>Second problem - for alto saxophones generally, but esp. this one. I find
>that the perfect position for which to hold the beastie while standing
>cannot be replicated while sitting - my right leg is squarely in the way.
>Because I am unwilling to amputate said appendage to advance my saxophone
>playing, I must therefore put the bell between my legs or off to the right
>side. While both positions are serviceable, I find both less comfortable.
>So - a survey, just for grins. Which way do you go?

Since I started on C-melody and then tenor, I got used to holding all saxes
(except straight soprano) on the side when sitting.

Bill Hausmann
451 Old Orchard Drive
Essexville, MI 48732 ICQ UIN 4862265

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is TOO LOUD!


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