Repetitive Strain Injury in Musicians and Especially Saxophone Players

Source by Andrew N Hayes Sadly musicians have an increased risk of developing repetitive strain injury. Many factors contribute to this including less than ergonomic instrument design, high stress levels when performing and relentless lengthy practice sessions. My first piece of advice to any musician who thinks they’ve …

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Saxophone Repairs: Diagnosing and Repairing Common Saxophone Problems

Source by Robert Playford Saxophone repairs can be costly and take a while. Losing access to your instrument can be a problem and you may not have access to a repair facility for an emergency repair. All sax players know what it is to have something go wrong …

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Afrobeat Music Instruments Needed to Form an Afrobeat Band: As Used by Fela Kuti and His Band

Source by Mike Ola Instrument used for afrobeat music like those found in Fela Kuti’s afrobeat band are not so different from those used for other kinds of music, the only difference is that some instruments are used more than some. But generally many instruments are played in …

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Why Martin Saxophones Are Underpriced Compared to the Competition

Source by Laura Peacock Early Martin Saxophones are popular with vintage saxophone collectors because of their high quality sound and their handsome looks. If a collector or a website refers to “The Martin” saxophone, that means it had “The Martin” engraved on the saxophone’s bell, and the type …

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