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Old 02-27-2008, 01:26 AM   #11
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Got a M.M. (Masters Musical Performance) in Percussion. Just play for fun or little $$ nowadays- Concert Band-Timpani-Fife and Drum Corps-Drum Kit; Your typical washed up old-guy gigs /s

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Old 02-27-2008, 01:29 AM   #12
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Oh Yes, I am a Guitar Hero.
Ripped Levis, Metallica T Shirt, Adoring fan, etc.

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Old 02-27-2008, 01:49 AM   #13
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BA in Music Theory/Commercial Music, getting my teaching credential, coach a local marching band, teach guitar, elec. bass, trumpet, piano lessons, church musician and play tuba in a local orchestra.
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Old 02-27-2008, 02:39 AM   #14
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Upright bass, playing swing, blues and jazz.

Played orchestra in college, toured with a cover band after graduation. I got a chance to move to SoCal with a "day job" so I took it in mid 80's. I quit playing all together for a couple years after the move.

Bought an upright in '90 and have been playing pretty steady since on local gigs. Lately it's about 1-2 gigs/week when I'm not traveling for work. Played with 5 groups so far this year. (I'm a bit of a 'ho)

I admire you guys who completed your music degrees and/or do music full time. I just didn't have the level of commitment necessary for it.
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Old 02-27-2008, 02:50 AM   #15
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I was a high school band director in another life so I can play pretty much any wind or brass instrument, but my main axe is the Tuba.

Still trying to get proficient on the bagpipes though. Pretty cocky a couple years ago, "just give me the pipes and a fingering chart and I'll have them down in 2 weeks..." Famous last words. They're still kicking my butt.
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Old 02-27-2008, 03:09 AM   #16
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I played guitar in several rock and blues bands when I was younger. Now I play 5-string banjo, mandolin and bass fiddle, just well enough to have fun.
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Old 02-27-2008, 03:32 AM   #17
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Electric bass player here. Funky grooves fill my pocket. Also play a little piano and some six-string if it's acoustic. Played in some bands, but these days it is all about the day job.

 
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Old 02-27-2008, 03:35 AM   #18
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Guitar and Drums here. I think of myself as a guitarist. Big into soul, blues, classic rock, as well as alternative and acoustic.

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Old 02-27-2008, 04:40 AM   #19
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Schready-or-not here I am!
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Old 02-27-2008, 04:56 AM   #20
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been playing guitar on and off for 25 years, more off but started getting back into it about 2 years ago. Going to start recording some originals with a former co worker soon. Had a metal and a punk band back in the 80's.

 
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