We've seen numerous cases where instruments were set on chairs, tables, or even directly on the floor, only to meet a grizzly demise at the hands of an accidental bump or kick. A stand provides a safe, convenient, and reliable way to store your instrument both on the stage and at home.
Tired of holding your trombone the entire concert? Set it on a stand!
Narrowly avoided watching your trumpet tumble valves-first into a cement floor? Set it on a stand!
Have too many mutes for some show and keep knocking them over in the dimly-lit pit? Set them on a stand too!