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#65004 - 04/22/06 06:23 PM Electrician/Musician
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Registered: 09/21/05
Posts: 35
Loc: Florida,U.S.A.
Just wondering how many of the forum members play a musical instrument.
I play guitar.
Rhythm, lead and some vocals. I have played in several bands, rock and country but don’t have time for that anymore.
It seems that a large percentage of electricians that I’ve met play an instrument.

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#65005 - 04/22/06 08:33 PM Re: Electrician/Musician
livetoride Offline
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Registered: 01/11/05
Posts: 109
Loc: san diego ca usa
Used to play guitar had left wrist fused so don't play much anymore. Rod

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#65006 - 04/22/06 09:15 PM Re: Electrician/Musician
DYNAMITE Offline
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Registered: 12/22/03
Posts: 37
Loc: Winkler, MB, Canada
Guitar Takamine G series Acoustic/Electric Cherry Red.

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#65007 - 04/22/06 11:24 PM Re: Electrician/Musician
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Registered: 08/22/01
Posts: 547
Loc: Chandler, AZ USA
I play drums and fill in at our church band. I also play guitar but not at church, need to practice more.
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#65008 - 04/23/06 06:41 AM Re: Electrician/Musician
steve ancient apprentice Offline
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Registered: 03/04/05
Posts: 170
Loc: west springfield,mass
Have been playing the trumpet since 6th grade. Way back in 1969.Really enjoy it. After all this time even the sound is pretty good.

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#65009 - 04/23/06 06:41 AM Re: Electrician/Musician
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Registered: 09/15/01
Posts: 816
Loc: Bergen County, NJ
Sort of hack around on acoustic guitar, but rarely find time to practice anymore...

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#65010 - 04/23/06 07:47 AM Re: Electrician/Musician
Creighton Offline
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Registered: 01/06/02
Posts: 56
Loc: Hayward, CA
Am a life member of Local 6 AFofM. From 1936 to 1956 I worked casuals with dance bands in the San Francisco bay area. Saxaphone & Clarinet.
From 1956 to 1966 was Pipe Major of the Berkeley, CA Canadian Legion Pipe Band.
Now just mourn the passage of the Big Band erra.
Creighton

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#65011 - 04/23/06 10:39 AM Re: Electrician/Musician
Larry Fine Offline
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Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 684
Loc: Richmond, VA
I play piano, by ear, as well as harmonica and flute (the plastic elementary-school kind).
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#65012 - 04/23/06 11:11 AM Re: Electrician/Musician
Fred Offline
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Registered: 04/30/01
Posts: 461
Loc: Straughn, IN 47387
Tenor trombone and harmonica.

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#65013 - 04/23/06 11:15 AM Re: Electrician/Musician
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Registered: 11/30/01
Posts: 739
Loc: Wharton, Texas, USA
I play a pipe organ in my church every Sunday and Wednesday. Been doing this since 1983. Even do a little maintenance work on it occasionally - mostly electrical in nature (of course).

I'm not all that good, however...sometimes it sounds kinda like an oil-field roughneck at the console . But the people are nice, and very tolerant of me.

Wish I could play by ear, like Larry...no such luck though.

Mike (mamills)

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