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Playing for 6 months now...and lovin it! It just keeps getting better!

Posted by DrBob on Thursday, May 13, 2010

I don't know about you guys, but I've been playing for about 6 months now (self-taught), and I can't get enough!  Check out my YouTube videos...Do any of you more experienced players still sneak downstairs to get a few more minutes of playing in?

4 comments on “Playing for 6 months now...and lovin it! It just keeps getting better!”

banjotef Says:
Friday, May 14, 2010 @1:40:43 PM

I've been playing for about eight years, and I STILL feel the same as you about it! Always something fun and new to learn.
One evening, I was on my way to bed, and I thought, I'll just pick a LITTLE before turning in. 45 minutes later, I had to set it down.

dgill Says:
Saturday, May 15, 2010 @6:19:44 AM

Yea I have that same experiance with desire as you have found. I would offer that focus should be placed first on enjoyment. If you are like me, there will be other experiances coming in your future. IE: Getting better makes us desire quicker progress and offers frustration at times.
I am sure you will do your best to get through all of these things as you are exposed to them in the future. But remember, enjoyment is first.

DrBob Says:
Saturday, May 15, 2010 @1:06:44 PM

Thanks guys. Yea, I think that, maybe, every other day I'll pick around on a new "fun" tune...then work on technique, music theory,etc., on the odd days; that way I can balance my progress with simple pleasure...Is it bad that, as we're coming home from vacation...I just want to get everything out of the way so I can sit down to play...or, when we're out..I'm scoping music stores that might have I can tinker with different models?! Do we need to start a Banjos-Anonymous (BA) group?...LOL

garry78 Says:
Sunday, May 16, 2010 @3:24:26 AM

Banjos anonymous! I think you could be on to something there lol

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