Paraplegic playing maiden

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by HalfPlayer, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. HalfPlayer


    Jun 9, 2013
  2. two fingers

    two fingers You tahkin 'uh me? Yeah, you. You tahkin 'uh me? Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    That is insane! It is amazing what some people can do when they set their minds to it.
  3. Inspiring to say the least.

    The thread would get more views if it was titled aptly. I'm no expert, but I believe the term "paraplegic" refers to an affliction of the lower body and he's probably classified differently. If the title read "quadriplegic", everyone would more curious.

    Thanks for posting! Now I'm inspired to practice more and hopefully improve despite my ugliness. :atoz:
  4. edpal

    edpal Banned

    Oct 3, 2007
    I've seen people with all four limbs and 10 fingers that can't rock it half as good as that guy. Truly heartwarming and inspiring. I'm guessing from his excellent body tone he hasn't always been a quadriplegic, which makes it even more awe inspiring. Most people would just want to die if they were in his place. He's choosen life and living it. Five stars!!!
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  6. smcd


    Jun 28, 2009
    Boston, MA

    He's not a parapalaegic. He's a quadruple amputee, which makes what he' doing more impressive.
  7. Dug2

    Dug2 Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2011
    speechless. the things that people can do when they put their mind to it.

    i cant help but wonder; is that you halfplayer in this vid, or something you

    ran across on youtube?
  8. thisSNsucks


    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    that is f'n awesome.
  9. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers Supporting Member

    Mar 26, 2011
    Absolutely amazing...

    It's a TRUE inspiration to all.:bassist:

    Thanks for the post.
  10. Uncle Snake

    Uncle Snake

    Jan 1, 2010
    Awesome! :bassist: :hyper:

    Also, this is the first time I've ever condoned using a pick for bass playing. Yup, I'm one of them....... :eek:
  11. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    Smcd is right. He is a quadruple amputee, he's not paralized.


    Oct 3, 2011
    A real musician,,,,,,!!!

  13. Roy Vogt

    Roy Vogt Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2000
    Endorsing Artist: Kiesel, Carvin, Accuracy, Hotwire, Conklin Basses, DNA, Eden
    Truly inspirational! I think he and Bill Clement should book the "The Rest of You Turkeys Have No Excuses" tour! Bravo!

    MOTORHEADBANGER Spud-boy looking for a Real Tomato

    Dec 23, 2008
    Sidney, Indiana
  15. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Huge +1. Great vid.
  16. bass81800

    bass81800 Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2011
    San Diego County, CA
    Inspiring and amazing, and note that he has some other videos as well. Just watched his Green Day one.
  17. BobaFret


    Jan 22, 2008
    Love. I played a show with a guitar player that only had one hand (fretting) and taped a pick to the end of the other. I thought that was great, but this is mind blowing.