Cambridge busk with home made pvc sax and Cigar Box guitar

Bits from Yesterday's busk in Cambridge.
So good to play there again and meet up with other buskers. It was my first chance to play one of my home made sax things with anyone else, which was great fun : -)
Still a steep learning curve getting it to sound right and working out which songs it can fit into, and of course learning how to play it! Thought I had the sound levels worked out, but I think it sounds different each time I tape the pick up onto the reed, which is a bit confusing?! It ended up louder than it had been when playing at home the day before...
I thought I had filmed another long bit of me on my own, but it was off when I thought it was on, and I ended up with just a 4 sec video!
Thanks Banjo Nick and Andy for the jamming and chat : -)
#banjonickrambles #andrewclewlow #cigarboxguitar #homemadesax #minisax #PocketSax #busking #Cambridge

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Comment by Poorness Studios on April 25, 2021 at 8:39pm

That PVC sax is awesome. I have no experience with one of those but I made a PVC didgeridoo recently and it sounds really good.

Comment by bemuzic on April 22, 2021 at 4:31am

Thanks Dave

Comment by Dave Lynas on April 21, 2021 at 7:53pm

Nice to see you out there Be. Sax sounds nice.

Comment by bemuzic on April 21, 2021 at 6:00pm

thanks AGP and Rope Walker : -)

Comment by Rope Walker Country Star on April 21, 2021 at 5:46pm

That sax sounds great! 

Comment by AGP # on April 21, 2021 at 5:16pm

Great to see your out of Lockdown and back Busking "B"  :-)

Comment by bemuzic on April 21, 2021 at 4:43pm

Thanks Doug, absolutely! I have missed both being out busking myself and going to see gigs. We're on Boris's "roadmap" out of lockdown. I have everything crossed that a new variant doesn't derail it and we can get back to whatever the new normal is going to be...

Comment by bemuzic on April 21, 2021 at 4:39pm

thanks John, I'm feeling my way with it. Ideally I would have spent longer with it before playing it to busk, but having been shut away for so long I didn't want to waste any time!

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on April 21, 2021 at 12:15pm

Way to get out there and make it real! Nothing beats live, nothing!!! Well done.

Comment by Uncle John on April 21, 2021 at 10:46am

Pretty cool that you are playing that saxy thing so well after such a short time.  Fun!  That put a smile on me.

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