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Lost a Bandmate

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by mjmeche, Dec 8, 2013.


  1. mjmeche

    mjmeche Supporting Member

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    I play in Traditional Cajun Band. One of my best friends who was the accordionist and vocalist died from a viral pneumonia. We were in the same groups for five years. Just feeling so numb. We talked almost daily. The band will not be the same we have lost our personality.
     
  2. Dmwphoto

    Dmwphoto what does this light/\ do? Supporting Member

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    very sorry to hear of your loss. That is hard to take.
     
  3. Basshappi

    Basshappi

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    My condolences to you and to his family.
     
  4. Nick Dilley

    Nick Dilley

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    I'm sorry to hear that. I can't imagine what you're feeling. I hope sharing on TB helps a little...
     
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  6. bolophonic

    bolophonic

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    That is terrible news. My condolences.
     
  7. mjmeche

    mjmeche Supporting Member

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    It does a little, he would actually listen, I could tell him what I needed to say and he would always respond back. If we got into a disagreement we could talk to each other and that was it, it was done with! Here is a video we did in October, I know most of you guys are rock, jazz, funk. Down here we are a little different, it's traditional music.


    RIP Pat, He is the guy on accordion
     
  8. Dmwphoto

    Dmwphoto what does this light/\ do? Supporting Member

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    Cool swamp n roll!
    Thanks for sharing
     
  9. Wesley R

    Wesley R

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    Prayers, and good thoughts for everyone involved.
     
  10. rust_preacher

    rust_preacher

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    My condolences for anyone concerned. This is too sad.
     
  11. rocksmoot

    rocksmoot

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    I'm sorry for your loss, my prayers go out to you, your band mates and his family.
     
  12. SpecialBlender

    SpecialBlender

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    Very sorry for your loss. We lost our fiddle player this year who really defined our bands sound. Losing a fellow musician is tough, losing a friend is tougher.
     
  13. nortonrider

    nortonrider

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    R.I. P. to your friend.
     
  14. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

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    RIP

    i feel your pain,...
     
  15. GKon

    GKon Supporting Member, Boom-Chicka-Boom Supporting Member

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    My deepest condolences. I'm very sorry to hear the news.
    Please, take care.
     
  16. DougBass

    DougBass Supporting Member

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    My condolences, friend.
     
  17. G-MonRV5

    G-MonRV5 Supporting Member

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    Very sorry to hear that. Thanks for sharing with the TB community.
     
  18. Tony B. Filthy

    Tony B. Filthy Supporting Member

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    Many condolences. And thanks for the great band video; great players. Love those Cajun accents from the hosts too.
     
  19. braud357

    braud357 Supporting Member

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    I have heard of your group - so sorry for your loss. When I was 20, we lost the lead singer of our horn band in an automobile accident - killed by a drunk driver. We carried on, but it was never the same. I hope that ya'll can keep on keeping on !
     
  20. Stewie26

    Stewie26 Gold Supporting Member

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    Sorry about your lost.
     
  21. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

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    So sorry for your loss. Remember the good times.
     

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