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Do you play an Instrument?

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Jackson87
Jackson87 Community member Posts: 22 Connected
Hey, 

I was wondering if there are any people here that play an Instrument? 

Currently I have: 

Cajon (Boxdrum)
Djembe (African Hand drum)
Wooden Bongos


Thanks for taking the time to read this post.

Jackson

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    I used to play saxophone, but haven't played in quite a few years now. What got you into drumming @Jackson87

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  • Lee39
    Lee39 Community member Posts: 68 Connected
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    I don't but i have always wanted to play the Piano, such a beautiful instrument.
  • leeCal
    leeCal Community member Posts: 7,550 Disability Gamechanger
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    Bass guitar

    “This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness.” 
    ― Dalai Lama XIV

  • Jackson87
    Jackson87 Community member Posts: 22 Connected
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    @Tori_Scope Giving my brain something to focus on was the main reason.. and I’ve always loved music and percussion.

    The Saxophone is a very beautiful sound, may I ask why you haven’t played it in years?
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    I didn't take it with me to university, and then just got out of the habit @Jackson87. I suppose I should pick it back up again at some point! I live in a shared house, however, so my housemates may not appreciate me practicing :D 

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  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,689 Disability Gamechanger
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    I would love to learn how to play an instrument, not sure what tho.
  • OverlyAnxious
    OverlyAnxious Community member Posts: 2,796 Disability Gamechanger
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    Reckon I could play the triangle...   ;)

    I did start piano lessons around 8 years old, but just wasn't really interested and didn't pursue it.  I'd quite like to play an electric guitar but don't have the reaction speed & dexterity for something like that.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    Which ones are you considering @Sandy_123?

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    You could still give it a go @OverlyAnxious. You don't have to go straight in with shredding :D Perhaps starting with a few chords could be the way to go? 

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  • 66Mustang
    66Mustang Community member Posts: 14,984 Disability Gamechanger
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    I used to play the violin, also played guitars including electric guitars, and a bit of piano but that was self taught just for fun, I wasn’t very good. 
  • 66Mustang
    66Mustang Community member Posts: 14,984 Disability Gamechanger
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    Reckon I could play the triangle...   ;)

    I did start piano lessons around 8 years old, but just wasn't really interested and didn't pursue it.  I'd quite like to play an electric guitar but don't have the reaction speed & dexterity for something like that.
    It is really not too hard at all to get started, not to take away from the skill of any professional. The phrase “easy to learn, difficult to master” comes to mind.
  • OverlyAnxious
    OverlyAnxious Community member Posts: 2,796 Disability Gamechanger
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    You could still give it a go @OverlyAnxious. You don't have to go straight in with shredding :D Perhaps starting with a few chords could be the way to go? 
    Good point!!  Smoke on the water & Under the bridge might be manageable.  

    Haven't got the storage space for a guitar & amp atm but it's definitely something to keep in mind for future.
  • 66Mustang
    66Mustang Community member Posts: 14,984 Disability Gamechanger
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    I often used to use my laptop instead of an amp and listen with headphones so I didn’t upset the neighbours :smiley:
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,689 Disability Gamechanger
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    Piano looks good, there is a piano keyboard on Google that you can play. Also when I see a piano in a shopping centre inviting people to play it, I would love to do that.
    There is one in a hospital out patients in Birmingham that is there for anyone  to play too.
  • chloeblue04
    chloeblue04 Community member Posts: 234 Pioneering
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    I used to play a keyboard, drums and a piano when I was a kid. 
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