As a pianist I love a good yell from a band leader. But I use an electric piano which enables me to watch what's going on on the dance floor, as I am also a caller


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On Saturday, 22 September 2018, 1:20:12 pm AEST, Max Newman via Musicians <> wrote:

I second the mirror on the piano. At the Concord Scout House there is a car mirror mounted with a clamp. It's great. Although yelling is a good means of communication, imho. - Max

On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 5:52 PM Dale Wilson via Musicians <> wrote:

On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 3:17 PM Yaron Shragai via Musicians <> wrote:
Any best methods for communicating, during performance, with a pianist playing an upright piano, who is therefore looking towards the piano and away from you?  (Esp. as a bandleader who is not necessarily positioned next to the pianist)

Could you mount a mirror on the piano?


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