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Electrician/Musician #65004
04/22/06 08:23 PM
04/22/06 08:23 PM
kdal  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 34
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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Re: Electrician/Musician #65005
04/22/06 10:33 PM
04/22/06 10:33 PM
livetoride  Offline
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 109
san diego ca usa
Used to play guitar had left wrist fused so don't play much anymore. Rod

Re: Electrician/Musician #65006
04/22/06 11:15 PM
04/22/06 11:15 PM
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 36
Winkler, MB, Canada
Guitar Takamine G series Acoustic/Electric Cherry Red.

Re: Electrician/Musician #65007
04/23/06 01:24 AM
04/23/06 01:24 AM
aldav53  Offline
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 545
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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Re: Electrician/Musician #65008
04/23/06 08:41 AM
04/23/06 08:41 AM
steve ancient apprentice  Offline
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 169
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.

Re: Electrician/Musician #65009
04/23/06 08:41 AM
04/23/06 08:41 AM
NJwirenut  Offline
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 806
Bergen County, NJ
Sort of hack around on acoustic guitar, but rarely find time to practice anymore...

Re: Electrician/Musician #65010
04/23/06 09:47 AM
04/23/06 09:47 AM
Creighton  Offline
Joined: Jan 2002
Posts: 59
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.

Re: Electrician/Musician #65011
04/23/06 12:39 PM
04/23/06 12:39 PM
Larry Fine  Offline
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 693
Richmond, VA
I play piano, by ear, as well as harmonica and flute (the plastic elementary-school kind).

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Re: Electrician/Musician #65012
04/23/06 01:11 PM
04/23/06 01:11 PM
Fred  Offline
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 449
Straughn, IN 47387
Tenor trombone and harmonica.

Re: Electrician/Musician #65013
04/23/06 01:15 PM
04/23/06 01:15 PM
mamills  Offline
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 745
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 [Linked Image]. But the people are nice, and very tolerant of me.

Wish I could play by ear, like such luck though.

Mike (mamills)

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