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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000141.txt from 2002/06

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausmann1@-----.net>
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 bhausmann1@-----.net
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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