August 4, 2013 at 11:57 PMIt has been almost exactly 3 months since I retired up my 'you-know-what'. In that time my vibrato has made strides that it never did before, and gone are most of my aches and pains, but not all. I still battle right arm pain that I'm thinking maybe something else that I need to seek medical advice on. I suspect a pinched nerve of some sort or something similar in my right elbow. Luckily it only bothers me in fast 16th note passages, something I can avoid for the most part.
The one down-side with going without a you-know-what is the number of rubber bands I go through to hold my little sponge on. Today, I hit the jackpot to solve this little problem:
OK, so it won't fit in my case, but it is conveniently packaged. I think I may have enough to get me through Interlochen.
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