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Re: Sit or Stand? Guitarist and Bassists only

--- Travis Hartnett <travishartnett@gmail.com> wrote:
> I also think most guitarists look dorky sitting
> down.  Sitting is for
> old men, drummers and keyboardists.

Heh, that reminds me of a lil' anecdote.

Sometime around the early 80's, I was at a Moody Blues
concert. It was the opening night of the US tour; John
Lodge had laryngitis already and the band was rusty as
could be. Patrick Moraz was the keyboardist at the
time. He had the usual assortment of synths on
swingset-frame stands, and sort of like a
barstool/office chair thing on wheels so he could
either stand or scoot seated from keyboard to
keyboard. During one of his standing flourishes, I
noticed his little wheeled stool had rolled away. Poor
Patrick had not noticed this.

When he finished his solo, yep, down he went, right on
his ass. Heheheh. Best part of the whole concert.


ps: I do the 'standing on my left foot while my right
foot hovers over pedals and switches' thing, except
when I'm looping certain acoustic instruments... Take
yer sitar, fer example...

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