Message from discussion Playing seated or standing?
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From: lukejazz <l...@lukejazz.com>
Subject: Re: Playing seated or standing?
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 10:59:56 -0700 (PDT)
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On Wednesday, April 4, 2012 2:30:05 PM UTC-5, (unknown) wrote:
> I play virtually always standing now since having a shoulder problem whic=
> traced to my seated playing posture. I did find a solution but it involve=
> using a guitar strap, so as easy to play standing and now I prefer it. I=
> feel like I can get more body movement into my playing compared to seated=
> So which is it for you? If seated any particular posture, none or a varie=
If I'm playing a bunch of stuff that I'll have to read some of the music (l=
ike a long gig of restaurant background music) I sit. If I'm playing some =
kind of concert and can get by without reading, I stand, especially if I'm =
the leader. I think it's a big help to stand when I have another 3 or 4 peo=
ple in the group. It's easier to walk over to them or even turn and look at=
them for cues, etc.