Do any of you play instruments?

Gardenier90

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I play no instruments at all, but do any of you?
 

PirateSteve

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Gardenier,
I used to play a mean guitar, and the violin pretty well too. But then I bumped my brain and I can't play a lick on either. I have been working hard at trying to learn the harmonica for the last year, and I am beginning to make progress. Encouraged by that, I just picked up an Irish Tin Whistle. It has a beautiful sound and I figure it will be a lot of fun in all the Irish Pubs I crawl around in (Guinness, Hydromaxmmm).
 

ItsElectric

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Guitar here.

-ItsElectric
 

ItsElectric

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Originally posted by seven_wants_ten
:blahblah: I'm better than you!!! :blahblah:
Nuh uh!!! :rocker: :s

-ItsElectric
 

ItsElectric

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Noooooooooooo!! :hammering :bootyshak

-ItsElectric
 

Gardenier90

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It seems as though stringed instruments seem to be popular. I myself was thinking about picking up an acoustic guitar, but then I realized I'd buy one, play with it for awhile, and then toss to some part of my room never to be used again.
 

PirateSteve

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Gardenier,
If you are thinking of learning an instrument, I highly recommend the harmonica. It can be carried in a pocket, is a fine accompaniment when you run into another musician no matter what he is playing, and can be played anywhere (you ever see someone bring a guitar into a bar and play it - I do it all the time with my harmonica and is it ever a hit!) Plus, when you are feeling down, nothing beats the harp for blues. It is a whole lot easier to master than a stringed instrument, and you never have to spend time tuning it. And the best part is it won't cost an arm and a leg to buy one, so if you give up and toss it you won't feel nearly as bad.
 

Godsize

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I've been playing guitar for about ten years. Bass too, but I'm not used to it.
 

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I used to play the cello for 4 years when I was a kid, which I then swapped for a bass guitar at the age of 11. Been playin that ever since (mostly slapfunk and groove).

It's quite surprising really what you can do with a bass if you're good at it... it can be a powerful instrument on its own. Just listen to somebody like Marcus Miller and you'll see what I mean! :bottumsup
 

fender646

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I've been playing guitar for about seven years. Im into the thrashy metal, fast shit. But I like everything from surf guitar to classical guitar.
 

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