How old were you when you started playing

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Nerman, Dec 9, 2004.

  1. Nerman


    Dec 7, 2004
    I didnt see this thread in the Newbie Links... So just wondering what most age people started playin at... Im 15 and still havnt started..... :scowl:
  2. well this should probably be moved to off topic or misc.

    in any case i started playing when i was 14
  3. Mudfuzz


    Apr 3, 2004
  4. FireAarro


    Aug 8, 2004
    12, nearly 13. That was nearly a year ago.
  5. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
  6. 12, nearly 13 here. And it pretty much changed everything.
  7. 24...i played drums from when I was 8 and i picked up the guitar at 30
  8. Made the switch from guitar at 20 years old which is when music all of a sudden became a priority in my life.
  9. friend had a guitar, one friend had drums. Seemed obvious i would learn bass. Ironically, they asked me "not" to play with them most of the time, when i joined the marines , after drinking my paycheck, i would spend all my time woodshedding in my barracks room. 4 years later, meet up again, those guys sound the same, i'm much better than previously, and I passed on playing with them, were still friends, but I was motivated by their responses and advanced past their level. Now 9 years later, i'm still trying to get better, it's a never ending quest :)
  10. pistoleroace


    Sep 13, 2002
    Started when I was 13-14 yrs and started off playing bass, not guitar.
  11. Scottie Johnson

    Scottie Johnson

    Sep 8, 2004
    started at 15 on bass and 20 on guitar. I play Bass a lot more than guitar. Want to start drums soon.
  12. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Not about basses, which is what this forum is about. This is a Misc. topic. Moved.
  13. Metal Chick

    Metal Chick Guest

    Dec 6, 2004
    I started playing at 15. The only other instrument I have ever played was the violin, and I only played for about a year when I was 8.
  14. Started on guitar at 9 or 10.
    Started on Bass at 32 ;)
    A little late, but I`m trying...
  15. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Guitar: 16
    Bass: 17

    Hopefully, cello in a few years, too :cool:
  16. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Started bass and guitar at 20 although I had played both clarinet and organ in my younger years.