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01-27-2004, 12:22 AM
just out of curiosity...how many people play a band instrument? no string instruments...just brass, woodwind and percussion. anyone? anyone?
i myself play...well. you guys can take a little guess. it's a brass instrument. here are your choices:
4. french horn/mellophone
anyway...does anybody else play a band instrument? flute, clarinet, timpani, quads, trumpet, tuba, etc.
if you do, post it. heck, if you play any musical instrument post it i don't care.
01-27-2004, 12:50 AM
Well, you said to post even if you don't play a band instrument, so I will. I play guitar, but I'm self-taught so I guess technically I've never really learned any muscial instrument (I can't even read music, if that gives you an idea).
Oh, and seeing you posted a poll and answered it... I'm guessing you play...
4. french horn/mellophone
was that cheating? :p
maybe you're just being tricky though.
01-27-2004, 02:54 AM
I played Alto Sax for seven years, but have given it up since graduation.
01-27-2004, 03:00 AM
Technically, Guitar is a jazz band instrument so....I play a band instrument.
Been playin' guitar for a couple years. Not serious about it, but it's fun as heck.
01-27-2004, 04:53 AM
Once upon a time, I was a trumpeteer.
Once upon a time, I bathed with my cousins.
Those days are all gone.
I play piano for a couple of high school jazz bands.
01-27-2004, 09:54 AM
Played Trombone for 5 years, gave it up in high school. Decided to play Hockey, and work for the school paper instead. Life is full of trade offs...
I can play a rubber band.
01-27-2004, 03:41 PM
Im the slide whistle king
01-27-2004, 04:51 PM
Let me at a glass full of water, some sushi rolls, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fedora, and a snorkle....
.......music will fill the air.
01-28-2004, 12:29 AM
yeah, i play the french horn. and i think i'm pretty good. i realized i f*cked up when i answered french horn on the poll...oops. oh well. and since i can play the mellophone, too, then i guess that means i can technically play the trumpet and baritone too...except for the notes sound different. i know the fingerings for notes is what i mean to say because mellophone, trumpet, and baritone all have the same fingerings.
01-29-2004, 04:05 PM
The Kazoo, that's my secret talent, let the world know.
01-31-2004, 10:37 AM
I started playing skin banjo since 6th grade, now I'm quite alright at it, also thrumming my untuned guitar along with some primal hardcore-emo shouts/outbursts + some chords on the piano.
01-31-2004, 11:29 AM
There were two kids sitting in the park talking and one said:
"My dad can play the piano by ear!"
"Oh, that's nothing," said the other "My dad fiddles with his dick!"
ha ha ha ha hahhh, classy
01-31-2004, 12:50 PM
01-31-2004, 10:10 PM
well ive been playing the violin for 6 years and it still sucks...
02-04-2004, 01:14 AM
I used to play the viola but it sucked, or I sucked at playing it. Then I started getting interested in the drums, but at my school they required at least two years of piano before you can learn how to play the drums. So I took piano for a year, it was ok. But my teacher was stupid. Now I dont play anything. :(
02-04-2004, 01:59 AM
well, since you've already had two years of piano, then why don't you try out for drums in band? i didn't know you needed two years of piano to play drums... i'm qualified then :)
02-04-2004, 09:19 PM
I sing, but my self confidence problem (that being my total lack of) makes sure people never hear it. Unless I'm drunk. Or bored. Or both.
I also play the spoons, people underestimate how much of a skill that actually is.
02-05-2004, 03:09 AM
That is the most valuable talent I've heard of in a long time.
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