I Am a Self-taught Musician

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    I can play several instruments

    and still adding some on my list. This recent one I am picking up is just so challenging yet worth it. What a dream come true.
    guitarman06 guitarman06
    31-35, M
    Mar 26, 2015
    fabercastle fabercastle
    31-35, M
    Mar 27, 2015

    I taught myself how to play the guitar

    and the piano thanks to the internet and a few musician friends. It's a great thing to be proud of
    TheRebel99 TheRebel99
    16-17, F
    Aug 12, 2015

    I've been playing the guitar more then a year

    now, Learning to lullaby by the cure now on the acoustic.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 21, 2015

    In Too Deep -

    Growing up in the tropical paradise that is Jamaica, I was exposed to reggae music early on. Most people conjure up a picture of Bob Marley when the words music and Jamaica come together in the same sentence. Ever since I was maybe 10 yrs old I had an all-consuming interest...
    keytears keytears
    46-50, M
    Sep 22, 2007

    I played music as a hobby

    and now I hear things in songs that no one does
    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 30, 2015

    I am in band and the original instrument I was

    taught was the euphonium. Then I was just inspired by how music can create many things like a story or a mood. So I began to look for instruments ever since. I now can play 12 instruments at 17 yrs of age and my life goal is to learn at least 25 at a professional level.
    Joelb8545 Joelb8545
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 24, 2014

    I know I'm going to regret this but.

    .. What's a somewhat easy piano song to learn?
    EpicCarebear EpicCarebear
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2013

    Awesome Music Instruction

    Hey..just had to share this..I am a totally self taught guitarist if 35 years. Even though I am pretty accomplished, I felt i needed more "formal" instruction. I came acros this amazing place for learning to play all kinds of instruments..and FAST!...check it out.. http...
    rayspeak rayspeak
    41-45, M
    Jul 21, 2010

    But I still have a lot to learn.

    I learned the violin on my own for the most part, but I think I should also take lessons.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    Nov 6, 2015

    I tough my self the flute,

    clarinet, piccolo, and alto sax
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 11, 2015

    I've been playing guitar

    for 4 months. Right now I'm 15 I wish I could've started earlier but I guess I really never looked into it at that time. I've improved greatly in my opinion. I know how to play songs from Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, etc. My dream is to be a musician, play in a...
    RonnyTheGreat RonnyTheGreat
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015
    oddballgreen oddballgreen
    41-45, M
    Dec 17, 2015
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