Re: HS band woes - argh

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Posted by Klaus on April 09, 2002 at 20:25:00:

In Reply to: HS band woes - argh posted by Dan Mordhorst on April 09, 2002 at 18:52:08:

I have played bassbone in big bands with some reallly tough section mates. Some of them placed their music stand very low. And then had their slides over the stands.

I never figured, how they could read their parts with their right fist jogging speedily forth and back just above the focal point of their crossed eyesights. So I set my stand high and slided below it.

Our trombonist bandleader never complained that.

My problem with seating mostly was with the saxes not allowing for my low B naturals. But sending one of them into coma with a ruptured spine was a good opener for negotiations.


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