I'd say a third would be for the players who don't care either way, whether it's there or not. Some use it all the time, some never use it, and others sometimes use it.Al Stevens said:
Agreed. I rarely use it if the sax I'm using at the moment has one, but for certain palm key intervals at higher tempos it comes in handy. Does that make me a sax playing wimp 'cause I might not use an alt fingering? No way.Al Stevens said:
They are in this poll! :twisted:Al Stevens said:
Interesting... I learned to use the F# a lot on both my old alto and tenor, and when I went to a Mark VIs, it was a little disconcerting to not have that anymore. The tradeoff, IMO, is worth it though.cjk_712 said:I learned how to play on a horn without one and I never use the one on my 875EX alto.
I never look at USA today. I just go to fox news and Al-Jazeera, and average the two.Swingin' Cat said:They are in this poll! :twisted:
I started to ask "Is the high F# necessary", but the answer to that is obvious.
My own predilictions came out in the wording of the questions. Biasing poll results by the use of slanted questions is an old Liberal news media trick. Just check out any poll in USA Today.
That ought to get Marty's attention...