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Ladies Rock Camp Beckons

I'm sure it's no secret that I am a music freak. I was the kid who always had the radio on, but playing music on records and radio and playing an instrument are 2 different things.

I took piano lessons when I was a kid, from 4th grade until my senior year in HS. I never was able to play " by ear", and I hated practicing. I took oboe lessons for one year, but I kept breaking the reed on my braces. Reeds were 75 cents each and that was a lot of money for a Jr  High student  back then.
 I went to a music and art camp one summer, and played the drums. I was in a jug band my freshman year in college, playing tambourine and kazoo. That is my entire sum of music performing, until THIS WEEKEND!!

On Friday, I begin 3 days of Ladies Rock Camp, where I will learn to play the bass ( I chose my instrument), we will form a band, write an original song and perform it in front of an audience at a showcase Sunday evening at the Brink Lounge
For someone who has always admired musicians, I'm so excited I get a tiny taste of what their lives are like. So wish me luck and come out and watch all the bands ( there should be 5 of them) on Sunday.


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04/15/2013 9:23AM
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04/17/2013 10:13AM
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04/22/2013 7:39PM
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Gabby, it was such a pleasure working with you! I have so admired your work on 105.5 Triple M, and was delighted to be in your band. Your perspective on music and professional musicians was informed and inspiring. Looking forward to our next jam session! Gail, from "Push"
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