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Re: Sit or Stand? Guitarist and Bassists only
I'vc seen an electric bass player with a bad back using a stand that holds
instrument perfectly in place without requiring any support from the
Not sure if he had it specially built or not - but, it looked cool
above the stage before their set (white bass / black stand). Maybe if bass
amps weren't so damn heavy, there would be less bassists with bad backs.
For a long time, I dealt with turning my back to the audience or having to
crouch down to make adjustments to rack mount gear, cue samples, etc.
Eventually, I picked up three keyboard stands and now have all of my gear
raised up for easy access while standing. I've also picked up a Shure
mic ($115 CAD) to prevent bonking my head every set when spinning around to
I may add a bar stool without arms to my set up, though. Using the rang
accuracy while rocking a wah pedal can be awkward...
Gary Lehmann wrote:
> Now that the traffic has died down, time to clutter your mailbox again 8)
> with a poll of the looping string players: how many sit and how many
> PS I assume Larry the Coop sat at Y2K4, with his foot on a stool?
> PPS Occasional string players welcome--looppool?