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Fire Up The Faculty Band Just One Last Time!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by TxBass, May 13, 2004.


  1. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    I'm a teacher at an elementary school...and over the past five years we've had this little band that plays for different functions---like the kids talent show. We've got the principal on drums, one of our 2nd grade teacher dudes on guitar and I (of course) get to lay down the low stuff :cool: Sometimes the guitar player and I switch instruments just to keep the kids guessing...but now I'm kinda sad :bawl: Our district is expanding so much that my guitar player is leaving for another school and the principal is moving on too.

    So...today and tomorrow is our last hurrah as a floundering, pretty sick-sounding, thrown-together group. Get to play the Talent Show again as the last act---and get these kids all wound up before putting them on the bus! Sometimes it's fun to be as goofy as you want to be in front of kids...this is one of those times.... :hyper:

    "Twist and Shout" anybody??? :D :D
     
  2. Wow, that sounds great, sorry to hear that life's currents are splitting up your band.

    But change brings opportunity - maybe some of the new staff will be musicians, and you can spread the joy around.

    -Mike
     
  3. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    What!? No Slayer? No Meshuggah? No Cradle of Filth?
     
  4. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    everytime we play I realize how thankful I am that I have a real gig other than this...even though the kids cheer just cause it's funny to see teachers singing and acting crazy. And I hope you're right about finding some new musicians----that would be cool. :)
     
  5. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    Actually...I wanted to cover a Michael Bolton song :bag: ;) :D :D


    and since our Metallica song didn't go over really well last year, we decided to go a little lighter this time :D
     
  6. Funkize you

    Funkize you Guest

    Nov 4, 2003
    Westminster Ca.
    LMAO

    "Twist and Shout"

    Serously Concider "South of Heaven" from Slayer, Or Painkiller from Judas Priest.

    IMAGINE THE LOOKS ON THERE FACES!!!
    LMAO


    Good times

    -Tim
     
  7. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    no kidding! and maybe I'd have to relocate schools too! :bassist:

    anyways...another teacher emailed me this at the end of the day---just to remind me how funny we looked (I'm just glad there isn't a sound file attached ;) )
     
  8. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    No, I won't hijack the thread at the behest of Office Space.

    May I, however, suggest playing something from the Dying Fetus catalogue?
     
  9. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks


    OH NO YOU DIDN'T!!
     
  10. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    That pic is cute.

    Isn't that, like a polyester Hawaiian shirt?

    Of course, when I was in elementary school, I was
    the guy on strings. Violin ... What happened to that,
    is elementary music education totally gone funding-wise?
     
  11. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    rayon I think...isn't that like a cousin to polyester?

    they did have a few piano players....but mostly it's dance teams and/or folks singing along with pop music. that is until the old farts get up and "crank it"!! ;)
     
  12. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    OH YES I DID!!!! :ninja:
     
  13. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Oh. Ok. I was just checking.
     
  14. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    no prob. I was just trying to figure out how you made the font so big :D
     
  15. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    You have to mash the keys down REAL hard to make the font bigger.
     
  16. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Angry typing IS the key to winning an argument, after all. :D