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That must be nice...

April 29, 2021 10:28AM
to be in a position to just "throw together" a world tour at any point in your life.. I'm bored: lets do a world tour.. broke: world tour.. need exercise: world tour.. wanna meet babes: world tour..

Totally understand losing speed.. I haven't lost much, if any - yet - but I know its coming.. I just need to find more efficient ways to be faster, when I need to be.. for example, I've NEVER used my pinky finger when soloing, so I could work that in and pick up a 4th finger, which would increase speed, but honestly I've found, over the years, that a solo should be a melody within a melody and speed is only really needed for short bursts.. like a Great White shark.. they can achieve amazing speed, but only for short burst, but those bursts are deadly..

I've actually been playing quite a bit the last year, but only at the house.. Singer and drummer have pretty much abandoned me (they are together in another band) so about to try and put together a band that brings an A+ show with occasional bursts of deadly speed.. but, mostly just cool tunes I've written over the years.. Its time to do that and this time I'm not going to be forced into doing stupid stuff I don't wanna do..

I know you'll be ready for your show in June.. I'm already getting ready and don't even have the band put together, so I know by showtime I'll be firing on all cylinders.. I know you will be, too.. smiling smiley



Friendship is like peeing your pants.. Everybody can see it, but only you can feel the warmth..


SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Musician Thread....

JamesJM59April 29, 2021 10:03AM

  That must be nice...

sstrams22April 29, 2021 10:28AM

  Don't get me wrong, Steve.... I LOVE speed...

JamesJM19April 29, 2021 10:47AM

  Speed is great..

sstrams17April 29, 2021 12:17PM

  Playing by rote....

JamesJM17April 29, 2021 02:09PM

  I haven't ever done that..

sstrams14April 29, 2021 02:30PM

  Yeah, I figured that...

JamesJM14April 29, 2021 02:34PM

  You probably should..

sstrams13April 29, 2021 03:16PM

  Yup, never done that.. I'd like too...

JamesJM18April 29, 2021 07:23PM

  There is a trick to it, and I WILL divulge it to you in this thread..

sstrams13April 30, 2021 02:54AM

  Pretty sure I mentioned this a very long time ago...

JamesJM12April 30, 2021 04:26AM

  I'm sure there are several still around...

sstrams12April 30, 2021 05:00AM

  Gotta video of that?

JamesJM14April 30, 2021 05:18AM

  I do have vid of that.. Attachments

sstrams13April 30, 2021 05:28AM

  East of the Mississippi Tour

IowaRam16April 29, 2021 02:14PM

  I would guess they'll play..

sstrams15April 29, 2021 02:33PM

  Re: Musician Thread....

Aries13May 04, 2021 03:35AM

  Good for you, Aries...

sstrams12May 04, 2021 04:21AM

  Re: Good for you, Aries...

Aries10May 04, 2021 06:30AM

  I love that wine red finish.. Attachments

sstrams8May 04, 2021 07:31AM

  Re: I love that wine red finish..

Aries8May 04, 2021 07:36AM

  The craftsmanship of musical instruments is out of this world...

JamesJM8May 04, 2021 09:50AM

  Re: The craftsmanship of musical instruments is out of this world...

Aries6May 04, 2021 10:07AM

  Yeah, I feel bad for not playing it..

sstrams8May 04, 2021 09:58AM

  Re: Yeah, I feel bad for not playing it..

Aries11May 04, 2021 10:18AM

  Well, then, you just made my will, buddy...

sstrams8May 04, 2021 12:44PM

  Re: Well, then, you just made my will, buddy...

Aries9May 05, 2021 02:10AM

  It almost sounds like the..

sstrams5May 05, 2021 03:42AM

  question from a non-musician, but........

21Dog12May 04, 2021 02:07PM

  Easiest way to explain is - - -

JamesJM9May 04, 2021 02:41PM

  ..and I would expound on that..

sstrams13May 04, 2021 03:21PM