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User Name: jpeek345
Total GKN Activity Points: 79
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Age: 49
Number of Instruments Played: 1
Member Since: 11/1/2008
Last Visit: 10/26/2009
Tabs Created: 0
Public Lessons: 0
Woodshed Postings: 0
Duels Entered: 0
Duels Won: 0
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My Musical Knowledge

Instruments I Play:

Steel String Acoustic GuitarYears Playing: 40Proficiency: Beginner

My Approach to Learning and Playing:

though its only theory- I see learning as two fundamentally different things:

constant jamming with different people and
a classical-student like attitude at home with my repetoire.

After all, Randy Rhodes had the same attitude.
 
My Musical Education:

"Gotta want it attitude" from fighting with my older brother over the only guitar in the house. His guitar.
Some private lessons with Chet Catallo and some lessons at Hochstein School of Music. The WWW.
 
My Musical Influences:

Lets be straight- "Mary Had a Little Lamb".
Life can only be understood backwards but must be lived forwards.
My top influences are clearly when I was doing something else like trying to sit-up in my crib while my mother sang to me or played a nursery rhyme record.
Then came The Carpenters, John Denver, then Disco, then Soul, Then Funk, then KISS, Zep, Metallica, FEAR, The MeatMen, DEad Kennedys, Janes Addiction, Green Day etc.
 
My Learning Resources:

KVRAudio
Pandora Podcasts -musicology series.
Organic, real, live sumuvabitch painintheass human beings.
Dolmetch Online
Allmusic.com
YouTube
My music bookmarks.
 
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