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Taz

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Oh yeah, I'm looking forward to hearing you in a couple of months! That baby's gona sing!!!!! Can I have that backing track please Chris?
 

johnboy

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Hi All,
Yes a Bari is fun to play, but IHO the type of bands I play in (Blues/R&B), would not be suitable without a tenor/alto player as well.

John.

P.S. Sorry I was so carried away with my thought process that I didn't say that I love the sound of the Bari :welldone
 
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Pyrografix

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.... what are the first BIG challenges of moving up to Bari from Tenor (I'm thinking of getting a Bari).

Dave Mac

For me, the major challenges are all physical: the additional weight, closely followed by the wider mouthpiece and looser embouchure required. As well as needing a suitably sized vehicle to transport it!

But it is FUN!:):):)
 

Two Voices

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Very nice Chris! Makes me want a Bari even more! The things that put me off is:

1. I don't have a car / forklift! :)))
2. I struggle with an Ebonite Tenor Mouthpiece (hence why I only play metal) so I think a Bari M'pce would be a real struggle for me!

The next Gerry Mulligan in the making! Looking forward to the next sound clip!
 

Nick Wyver

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Hi All,
Yes a Bari is fun to play, but IHO the type of bands I play in (Blues/R&B), would not be suitable without a tenor/alto player as well.

I beg to differ. I'm the only horn player in the blues/R&B band pictured left - and I only play bari in it. Works fine. :)
 

Taz

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I'm with Nick on this, I play tenor and bari, and for the tunes that I play the bari, they sound great. Most of these are either blues numbers or folk/rock type thing.
 

gladsaxisme

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THAT WAS ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS,WONDERFUL,MARVELOUS,STUPENDOUS,REMARKABLE,INCREDIBLE,UNBELIEVABLE,INCOMPARABLE,
ASTONISHING,GLORIOUS,oh and when do I get the invite to come round and give it a blow...john
 

Chris

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Hi John I think you went a little OTT with the caps lock but hey, I get what you are saying.As for a jam session we'll work on it.Glad you like the bari.Once again thanks.

Cheers

Chris
 

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