Bringing a wind instrument

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Bringing a wind instrument

Post by bfish55555 » Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:36 pm

Hey all! This will be my first burn, and I really want to bring my saxophone but could use some advice on how wind instruments hold up out there. I play alto sax but bought a really cheap soprano sax thinking 1) It'll be easier to transport b/c it's smaller and 2) I won't care as much about it getting destroyed b/c it's so cheap. It's honestly a pretty shitty, and I can't get a lot of the notes out, but I can at least play the middle register fairly easily. Basically my options are to take the soprano which I'm definitely not as comfortable on or bring my alto which I definitely don't want to destroy b/c it's a more expensive instrument and I play it in several bands at home.

Any advice?

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Re: Bringing a wind instrument

Post by BBadger » Fri Aug 05, 2022 4:57 pm

Sounds like good thinking on your part. Don't bring anything you don't mind having destroyed out there.

Still, I don't know if it'd be destroyed, but you'd get dust and stuff in your instrument and probably need to clean it out a bit. A lot of people do bring their instruments out there. If you're willing to do the cleaning, it'd probably survive.
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Re: Bringing a wind instrument

Post by Lonesomebri » Sat Aug 06, 2022 3:59 am

There's a tuba out there you're gonna wanna see
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Re: Bringing a wind instrument

Post by Token » Sun Aug 07, 2022 11:40 am

And a whole theme camp that would embrace a tenor sax …

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