(Not so) Random Musings. In Other Words I Have No Specific Topic To Discuss Right Now.
The title says it all. But I didn't say I have nothing to talk about. Just not a specific topic.
So, first of all, thanks for stopping by. And while you're at it--particularly since I'm going to be rambling spontaneously for a few (ahem) paragraphs, you might as well check out my new YouTube page (yes, any serious guitarist has one LOL). As of this writing I have posted five new videos; tell me what you think.
The purpose of that page is to attract a quality vocal instructor and negotiate a bartering relationship whereupon I teach him or her (female preferred) guitar in exchange for much needed vocal lessons for yours truly. If you, yes you, know of anyone who might be interested please let me know.
Now, on to randomness...I got an Epiphone Les Paul Junior a few weeks ago after having gone through four--I jest not--Schecter guitars. The first's neck was mal-aligned and the others had chronic string-breakage issues. I should have known not to get a guitar that is part of the Damien (as in the Omen) series.
I really like my students so far and want more professional ones. Their homework is my work-out, and I'm getting more fit with each new study I write for them. May more come my way.
By the way, entrepreneurs, etc: if you really want to follow up with someone who has expressed an interest in your services, get their information (phone, eMail) rather than / in addition to giving them your business card.
I have recently learned the hard way that a card given, seemingly sincerely received, is simply a card lost. In other words, no phone calls have been forthcoming. I lost four prospects that way over the summer.
So, I've said--as the song goes--what I've had to say. But before I go I shall leave you with these thoughts:
- Be yourself on the guitar.
- In order to do that you have to get to know yourself as a guitarist: compose, jam with others, find your natural leanings (are you a born blues player? Does jazz come easy to you while others are seeing therapists because of it? Etc, etc.).
- Have fun playing. Otherwise it's barely worth it.
- Visit my YT page (oops. Shameless self-promotion #2).
- Read all my Hubs and tell me what you think.
Till next Hub,