Sitting Pretty: Chairs for Musicians

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Musicians take great time and care to find the best instrument accessories, but rarely give the same consideration to the ideal chair. Anyone who cares about their posture, comfort and health would do well to pay more attention, writes Harry White

When it comes to musical accessories, chairs can often go under the radar. But when you stop to consider how many musicians spend large portions of their working day sitting down, the chair suddenly becomes a pretty vital piece of equipment. Indeed, given we know that posture is inextricably linked to good technique and health, a good chair is not so much an accessory as a necessity. Here we examine several different chairs, each one made specifically to meet the demands of the professional musician.

 

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