Other instruments.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Exxcell, Jan 12, 2013.


  1. Exxcell

    Exxcell

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    Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    I'm curious as to how many of you guys play other instruments. I know quite a few of you play guitar and drums. But, I want to know how many of you play orchestra center instruments.

    I play the Tuba and Euphonium/Baritone predominately along with a few others that I learned in high school.

    How about you?
  2. BassChuck

    BassChuck Supporting Member

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    Nov 15, 2005
    Location:
    Cincinnati
    I have a degree in trumpet and did graduate performance on french horn. I play a little piano too, but not publically. I didn't start bass until I was 20.
  3. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

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    Feb 13, 2009
    Location:
    Western Pennsylvania
    Trombone, and a little bit of DB.
  4. Clef_de_fa

    Clef_de_fa

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    Dec 25, 2011
    Location:
    Canada
    I have a degree on the DB, so I play DB and EB a lot. But of course with a degree in music you have to sing and know piano a little. I also have a classical guitar but I'm not good at all since I never practice.
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  6. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    Aug 6, 2011
    Location:
    San Franciscco, CA
    I play a mediocre to poor guitar, a mean jaw harp and I want to pick up a didgeridoo.
  7. Topspin

    Topspin

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    Dec 15, 2010
    Location:
    Oklahoma
    Trombone, ukulele, and enough guitar to get by when needed.
  8. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

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    Jul 13, 2011
    Location:
    Gatineau QC CA
    Guitar, sax, trombone, percussion and keys....
  9. BIG97BEN

    BIG97BEN Supporting Member

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    Sep 12, 2011
    Location:
    Richmond VA
    I've played Bari Sax through college. I got stuck on bass in a high school band and stuck with it after that. It's hard to find good bass players, of course the same could be said of Bari players as well.
  10. capnsandwich

    capnsandwich

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    Jul 18, 2006
    Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saxophone, Baritone, tenor, alto and soprano.
  11. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story Supporting Member

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    Aug 29, 2008
    Location:
    Texas
    Used to be a beast on piano but it's been quite a while. I can still noodle on guitar somewhat decently. If I ever put the time in I'd be just as proficient on them as I am bass.
  12. nutso42

    nutso42

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    Started playing piano when I was 9
    Started playing bass when I was 14
    Started guitar when I was 15
    Started saxophone when I was 19

    Up next: Cello!
  13. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    Feb 9, 2005
    Location:
    Edinburgh & Dundee, Scotland
    Play guitar and a little bit on harmonica. Really want to pick up the saxophone and double bass.
  14. stratovani

    stratovani

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    Nov 18, 2007
    Location:
    Spencer, MA, USA
    Been fooling around on keys since the mid 60s. Been playing guitar since 1972. Been playing bass since 2007.

    It seems that we get threads like this almost every month, almost as often as the "what kind of pick do you use" threads.
  15. mkandolf

    mkandolf

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    Nov 21, 2007
    Location:
    Saint Clair, MI
    Bass (primary) and tenor trombones. Most low brass isntruments. The DB. Drums and percussion.
  16. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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    Location:
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    My other instrument is pretty much just guitar. I have a ukelele, which is just a cheap souvenir/toy purchased during a vacation in Hawaii.

    My Dad has owned an old Gibson Banjo since I was a kid. I sort of goofed around with it here and there, but never really "sunk my teeth" into it. Perhaps if I heard Bela Fleck when I was young, I might have paid more attention to the banjo.

    As many times as I tried drums, I just can't seem to catch on, moving arms & legs together, syncopation, etc. I find it difficult. Then again, I haven't tried for any extended length of time.
  17. Illini10

    Illini10 Supporting Member

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    May 15, 2012
    Location:
    Elmwood, IL
    Percussion in HS jazz band (congas), marching band (bass drum and cymbals), and concert band (bass drum and cymbals). Bass, guitar and harmonica.
  18. bassbully

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

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    Sep 7, 2006
    Location:
    Blimp City USA
    As another bandmate and myself would say we are not putting anything in our mouths and blowing :D

    Just a joke for saying I play no horns but do play guitar,uke,mandolin.
  19. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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    Mar 16, 2002
    Location:
    Reims, Champagne, France
    I'm a passable singer, a bad keyboard player and I do ok on mandolin and mandocello.
  20. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    Location:
    Edinburgh & Dundee, Scotland
    Have you tried sucking?

  21. Catbuster

    Catbuster

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    Aug 25, 2010
    Location:
    Varied places around the world
    Trumpet, digeridoo and I can do seriously goo bass vocals...

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