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Is Your Saxophone a Pain in The Neck?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is Your Saxophone a Pain in The Neck?

While playing your saxophone may be a joy to you, this instrument may give you some physical grief if you play or perform regularly. Some players start to develop pains in the neck and upper back; others get headaches. The good news is, you don’t have to give up playing the instrument you love. You just need to look at how you support your sax and your body when you play and, if necessary, make a couple of tweaks to make playing more comfortable for you. How Do You Support Your Saxophone? When you got your saxophone, it may have come with a simple neck strap. This strap is designed to take some of the strain of the instrument when you play so that it doesn’t put unnecessary pressure on your upper body. While basic string supports can help...

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