Weait Music Bassoon Side Strap. When used in conjunction with a bassoon seat strap, the Weait Music Bassoon Side Strap can take the weight of the bassoon off the left hand and help reduce pain and tension.The Weait Music Bassoon Side Strap has a quick release buckle for easier use.Open buckle, holding the hook in your left hand. With buckle facing away from body, wrap male end of “No-Hands” Strap as high as possible around the right upright of chair back (or top of right rear chair leg if there is no space between chair back and seat). Click in female half. While seated, place bassoon in seat strap cup. Rest bassoon in crook of left arm and place hook of “No-Hands” Strap in neck strap ring on top band of butt joint. Loosen or pull “No-Hands” Strap end to adjust, being careful as you align bocal and reed to your lips. To achieve a comfortable balance, you may need to move the seat strap forward on the chair. Be sure the bassoon leans against your right thigh and have that side of your thigh lined up with the right edge of the chair seat.