I 'm a Musician

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    Apparently according to my dear old departed Mum

    when I was about 2 there was some jazz or something on the TV - she went to turn it off and I said "No I'm listening to that". I can't remember ever not loving music - buying records, cassettes, CDs, downloads etc. From about 7 I started to learn the recorder and sing in the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 14, 2014

    Used to play bass guitar in a bad

    while in college. Miss playing to a crowd of teenagers ... actually I was a teenager then too. Those good ole' days.
    hardrocking91 hardrocking91
    56-60, M
    Mar 25, 2014

    Been playing drums since 2003.

    . Now, getting attached more with a DJ equipment.
    SeriousGuy SeriousGuy
    26-30
    Aug 2, 2014

    Have you ever made musical notes with the

    pattern of brushes while brushing your teeth?
    yaotl5 yaotl5
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 9

    Musician, Writer But Down to Earth (hopefully)

    From Detroit area I've had my music played all over the world. That's largely due to online sites like myspace, mp3.com, last fm. It's pretty cool to know there's someone listening to your songs at almost any moment. Quite a few folks have bought my albums over the years as well...
    suchahermit suchahermit
    56-60, M
    Aug 2, 2009

    Well i play guitar but i still call myself an

    amateur as there is several things i cant do just yet but im glad to keep improving. I would love to be in a band again working along side people. I can play saxophone too so i guess that can help haha
    liamcrowhurst1 liamcrowhurst1
    18-21, M
    Jul 13, 2015

    I'm a Music Producer/Songwriter.

    I can be classified as "a MUSE for entertainers and performers". I brings inspiration, knowledge and fresh ideas to my music and songs I create. No matter what the subject matter is, you can be sure that the song's hook and music is catchy. My music brings life to any radio...
    musicandlovetogether musicandlovetogether
    41-45, M
    Dec 7, 2014

    Does anyone else here think

    that those inspirational sparks, those creative musical breakthroughs that burst out unexpectedly are some of the greatest feelings one can have? Something so organic that just streams forth with a remarkable lightness; an almost effervescent quality. Then it bubbles away, as is...
    TheOrganicOne TheOrganicOne
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2014

    I have been playing music

    for over twenty years I play the Harmonica, Guitar, Ocarina, Ukulele and Dulcimer, I write my own songs and enjoy meeting and working with other musicians. Hope to meet other like minded individuals who not only like to be creative and try new things.
    AbdulBatinBey AbdulBatinBey
    36-40, M
    Nov 23, 2014

    I took piano lessons

    for around 10-11 years. I cannot play by ear but only sheet music.
    prettyteach prettyteach
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2014

    I've played the French horn

    for almost 6 years now. There's just something about reading something from a sheet of paper and turning it into a sound that I found exhilarating. I also love reading and writing, so the fact that I love music kind of makes sense. I wouldn't say I'm the best by a long hall, but...
    LivinInTheClouds LivinInTheClouds
    18-21, F
    Jan 8, 2014

    Music Is Life Mathematically Syncopated! Lol!

    I play oboe and clarinet, I can play piano, and I'm fairly good on the acoustic guitar! I am not a musical prodigy of any kind, I just have a musicians brain! I enjoy music, it is a favoured language to me, and I do practice m instruments every day! I am keen to sing the merits...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    Oct 11, 2013

    Violin

    I've been playing for eight years. I love it, especially when I'm playing a song I like. I hate being forced to play a song I don't like but it's not too bad. It feels so good to play and it's calming to me. I haven't played in like 3 months but occasionally I'll pull it out...
    lifesaversgummies lifesaversgummies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2013

    https://soundcloud.com/modularheart/stop-all-the-clocks
    Ashishishe Ashishishe
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 3, 2014

    Been playing guitar for 25 years singing

    for 15 years. I started writing in high school to sort out a the crazy stuff that goes on in my head. I couldn't imagine life without music
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    Sep 28, 2014

    I play guitar, bass guitar,

    piano and drums. I've learned it all in highschool. And I teached myself a lot about music. I learned to play the guitar by myself, by just listening to the music. The first song I could play was Stairway to Heaven from Led Zepplin.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    Is This Odd?

    I always have had an awesome time with music. It's just fun to practice my cello or sing for hours and hours on end. I'm in high school, I've been playing the cello for 6 years, and have been singing for 10 years. I was always the loud one in the choir, but I wasn't good until...
    CPnarrations CPnarrations
    22-25, M
    Oct 14, 2013

    https://soundcloud.com/the-masters-hands/raw-vision-animus
    Ashishishe Ashishishe
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 3, 2014

    I have played the accordion

    since I was 6 years old. It is an instrument which I had a lot of trouble with when I first started to play it, but in time I grew to love and play the accordion with confidence. Now I am able to play it with ease! I also play the piano, which is a great instrument to understand...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt
    16-17, M
    Jul 7, 2014

    well not professionally

    but I can play Drums, piano and I do garage band often so I guess I could say I am musical.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 1, 2015

    A View On Heavy Metal Labels From A Heavy Metal Musician

    It's ironic. As much as we hate being labeled, we still maintain a bizarre desire to name things. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of metal genres. Heavy Metal. Sludge Metal. Thrash Metal. NWOBHM. Glam Metal. Hair Metal. Emo Metal. Nu Metal. Death Metal...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    I am a musician .I study Thai music in

    Bunditpatanasilpa Institute Ministry of Culture Thailand. I love to play' listen all music.But I was just playing Thai classical music.I play Saw ou. Saw ou is a Thai is a Thai bowed string instrument.I love it and want to learn something new.
    Sponge24 Sponge24
    22-25, M
    Jan 5, 2014

    I play the violin. In fact,

    I want to play professionally someday.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    Sep 12, 2015

    I've always loved music.

    I took up Bass as my first instrument at the age of 13 and played through all my teen years in a heavy metal/rock band. As I moved along my musical career I picked up guitar, drums, piano and mandolin. I even played Bouzouki in an Irish Folk Band. I wouldn't say I am a good...
    HeyLookItsGemma HeyLookItsGemma
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2015

    Just Getting Started

    I've lived in Austin, TX for 21 years and love music.  I play guitar, bass, and sing.  I prefer to write songs rather than just be a player.  I've recently finished a 5 song demo CD which I'm moderately happy with.  It was recorded on a 16 track digital...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    36-40, M
    19 Responses May 11, 2007

    Transcendence

    I'm from N. Yorkshire, England and have been playing music in some form or another since I was 7.   Right now I play a lot of jazz tenor/baritone sax and sometimes a bit of classical flute on the side.   Music really seems to bridge the gap...
    Skardebourg Skardebourg
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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