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Originally posted by Mr Headshot
Curious, what kind of guitar/amp/pedals do you use?
Originally posted by Gtown
Maybe you can direct me on the guitar if you have time, not sure what I can offer but let me know
Originally posted by goddesslovr88
I envy you so much. I am 46 and played Trumpet and French Horn from age 12 to my Senior year in High School where I was totally burned out with it all. I had achieved first chair French Horn in a national band that year as well as a music scholarship and I know it was my calling, but I gave it up thinking I would never make a living at it.
After college my best friend and I learned guitar and we both realized we had talent but felt we were already past the prime age to start a serious career, I was so wrong and live to regret I at least didn't try. My niece's step-father is a professional cellist here in Nashville and performs not only with the Symphony, but records with such artists as Reba McEntire and Taylor Swift and performed on all music award shows.
Music theory is such a disciplined art form. I wish I was able to get back into it. I am a great, great, great, great, great, great grandson of Johann Sebastian Bach through his son Johann Christian so I have a strong legacy that I should have carried on. I would love to see and hear your compositions and your creativity in action. I am hoping my young sons will see the value of music and how it holds so many possibilities in future society. I also see how current trends for your and the generation behind you don't appreciate the complexity and rarity of the evolution of music. It is entertaining to see American Idol auditions with people who have no talent yet it is discouraging that they and their friends and family believe they are quality performers.
Your natural ability and talent is rare and under-appreciated in our culture, however I hope that I have encouraged you to continue to create and express your life in your music, and chase your dream that is so easily attainable for you if you can keep your focus and individuality.
You will succeed. I guarantee it.