ADVANTAGES OF BEING A SOP PLAYER

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  1. AJSOP

    AJSOP Member

    Advantages of being an Eb Soprano Player
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    Have you ever noticed how the soprano player is always located on the outside of the band, closest to the audience. This is good for many reasons:

    1. If there is a fire you can make it to the door in time instead of being toast like the BBbs.

    2. Nobody sits behind you honking in your ear.

    3. If the solo cornets get mouthy you can direct a chastening blast beyond the pain threshold.

    4. If you are hitting a really good high C you can turn toward the audience slightly and let it rip.

    5. You can get out and to the parking lot after the concert faster.

    6. Lots of room to your right for mutes, water bottles, cornet stands and a little table for your beer.

    7. Being up front usually suits the soprano players ego.

    8. If necessary you can give a disapproving glance to anyone in the band without the MD noticing.

    9.If you have to go to the washroom bad you can get there first at the break.

    10. same as #10 but you get to the bar first.

    11. same as #10 but you get to the free food and coffee/tea first.

    12. It's as far away as you can get from the Bass Trombone.
     
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  3. ADVANTAGES OF BEING A BASS TROMBONIST
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    As far away from the Soprano Cornet as possible
     
  4. ScrapingtheBottom

    ScrapingtheBottom Active Member

    I think the major adavantage of being a sop player is that you can look like you've just been slapped in the gob after everytime you play and people don't care.
     
  5. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    seemingly all of those advantages can be applied to the first trombone player as well with a bit of adapting!
     
  6. Andy_Euph

    Andy_Euph Active Member

    Advantages of being a sop player..... :?
     
  7. ScrapingtheBottom

    ScrapingtheBottom Active Member

    Yeah and we don't have to play all those anurism enducing high twiddly bits either. Solo Trom is clearly the best position in band.
     
  8. fitzy

    fitzy Active Member

    All sop players are suckers

    but then somebody has to do it! :? :wink:
     
  9. Kerwintootle

    Kerwintootle Member

    :shock: :shock: :lol:
     
  10. hunting_high

    hunting_high Member


    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Frode
    Sop
    Eikanger
     
  11. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    :twisted: :twisted: :shock: :wink:
     
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  13. Seedhouse

    Seedhouse Active Member

    Lol! :lol:
     
  14. Soppy

    Soppy Member

    If you play well, everybody thinks you're great :D !




    Although, if you play badly........ :roll:
     
  15. markyboy

    markyboy Member



    Hits the nail on the head mate!!!
    Often wonder why I've done it for soooo long!
     
  16. Spanky Rear

    Spanky Rear Member

    Sop player

    Ladies and gentlemen in what way does item 4 of this post confer an advantage? More opportunities? Is he ambidextrous?
    Spanky
     
  17. Chicks dig "the dude who hit them really high things"
     
  18. ScrapingtheBottom

    ScrapingtheBottom Active Member

    What? Midget Tubular Bell players?
     
  19. Debsop

    Debsop New Member

    Advantages of being a soprano cornet player

    No-one's after your job.

    You don't have to fight over where to put the music.

    You don't have to read tiny split parts.

    You join in with arguments on the front row only when you feel like it.

    Wouldn't swap it for the world!!
     
  20. Soppy

    Soppy Member

    Lol :D Especially the 3rd one!!!! I hate front row split parts

    But I after another Sop player's job atm.... :shock: :roll:
     
  21. JOCKBLAST!

    JOCKBLAST! Member

    Correction Soppy.
    Everyones after your job!!!(Don't be fooled.)
    So many experts?
    Rest I agree with.
    P.S. Piles are a real problem!(Sitting in a basin of
    Coca-Cola as we speak!!!!)
    P.P.S. Don't ask!!!!
    Sx. :roll: [/img]
     
  22. Debsop

    Debsop New Member

    Sound's painful!
     

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