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Making $ at gigs
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Many Coffeeplayers earn their money by passing the hat at their gigs. I have not seen a way to diplomatically inform an audience that donations are requested. I have composed a song that will fill…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Tilchen Sep 29, 2010.

 

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Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
"Hi Friends & Fans I’m having so much fun with YOU my audience, and my music.  Please join me at my next 2 gigs! Julian’s BBQ Beer & Wine, 22532 Foothill Blvd., Hayward, CA, Thursday, August 22, 630-830 PM.  Delicious…"
Aug 20, 2013
Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
"Hi Friends & Fans A very big thankyou to all my friends & fans for supporting my music at The Vine & Wente Vineyards last weekend (you filled every seat).  I’m glad you enjoyed the delicious food, and Wente’s wine is…"
Aug 14, 2013
Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
"Hi Friends & Fans I’m having so much fun with my musical career.  On Tuesday I sang at Bobby G’s Pizzeria, in Berkeley.  The audience was wonderful!  I have more music to share near you. You’re invited to your…"
Aug 7, 2013
Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
"Thanks for your msg Mike.  I enjoy being in active groups, & I hope you do also.  I think we can all share info about our gigs & other musical activities.  I hope to meet members at my gigs.  I live in Dublin, near rt…"
Jul 28, 2013
Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
"Hi Friends & Fans Thankyou very much for your past support.  You have helped me to offer more fun with my music during August: You’re invited to: The Vine Restaurant, 37533 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA, Friday, 8/9, 6-9 PM. …"
Jul 27, 2013
Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
"Hi Friends, & Fans Thankyou very much to Bill Marshak, Editor, of The Tri City Voice for publishing the following:              July 2, 2013     “Jazz and Blues…"
Jul 8, 2013
Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
" Carl Tilchen Honors Woody Guthrie! The following info, and attached fotos will be published in The Monterey Herald, 5/3                Singer-songwriter Carl Tilchen will perform as Woody…"
May 1, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on Forrest Anderson's group Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists
"Hi Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists I am Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter.  For more than 40 years I have composed, and performed my songs, and sung the best songs of Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan to make our world a more peaceful, and loving…"
Apr 25, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on grant's group Coffee House Players
"Hi Ed, & all Coffeehouse Friends You are definitely on the right track with your Bose system.  I'm very glad that I have enjoyed an ultimate Bose 901 home music system, 4- 901 speakers, and the 800 watt Bose ampliphier, for more…"
Mar 9, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Songwriters
"Hi Friends Inspiration for writing songs has come to me from many places, and people.  Next, I needed to learn how to refine, nurture, beautify my ideas.  Here are 2 books that helped me-Successful Lyric Writing, Shiela Davis , and The…"
Feb 18, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Songwriters
"Hi Scott Welcome to our group. I think that the inspiration to creat songs can come from anywhere as long as our minds are open to receive, and that includes selling our methods.  I was recently inspired to compose a song for The…"
Feb 17, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on BrotherX's group Home Recording
"Hi Arlie, and all Home Recorders Thanks for viewing my LOL song that helped save our internet at http://www.youtube.com/user/ctilchen#p/a/u/0/tbil6lCbn0I You can also view more of my songs including Occupy Wall…"
Jan 22, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on BrotherX's group Home Recording
"Arlie Have you uploaded any of your songs to Youtube?  Links? or search info? Where are you located please?   Carl"
Jan 21, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on BrotherX's group Home Recording
"Hi Arlie, & all Home Recorders.  The correct name is Zoom Q3HD, and you can even see a test, and comments about my recorder on youtube.  I suggest you search Zoom Q3HD on youtube.com.  In addition the manufacturer/Importer Samson…"
Jan 21, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on BrotherX's group Home Recording
"Hi Home Recorders I enjoy recording with my Zoom Q#HD.  Would you like to view my version of The Hottest Song On The Internet? Please copy, & paste this link to your browser http://www.youtube.com/user/ctilchen#p/a/u/0/tbil6lCbn0I or…"
Jan 21, 2012
Carl Tilchen commented on grant's group Coffee House Players
"Hi Coffee House Players  Would you like to view the most popular song from my Coffee House Gigs YOU FEEL ROMANTIC at http://www.youtube.com/user/ctilchen ?? Happy Holidays, Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter"
Dec 24, 2011

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Gibson Songwriter
What type of music do you like to play?
Singer/Songwriter: including topical, protest, folk, ethnic, jazz, blues, ballads, rock, etc. In the 60's; I hung out with Pete Seeger, & Bob Dylan in Greenwich Village, NY we wrote topical songs based on current events in newspapers, & I'm glad I'm still doing that.

I earned a Master's Degree from Long Island University for my Master's Thesis: The Jug Band As An Integral Component Of Twentieth Century American Music And Its Utilization In Contemporary Education.

I am a founding member of The Red House Musicians Club , Walnut Creek, CA. I sang at The Village Gate, NY, produced the Non Violence Song Workshop at the Newport Folk Music Festival. I initiated, & produced a 4 year series of many folk music concerts at The New York Institute of Technology.

I'm on youtube singing my original songs. Enter Carl Tilchen in the search box, & clic!
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At 8:13pm on December 22, 2011, Edward Sparks said…

Hey Carl,

Welcome to my Gibson Owners Group! Glad you will be joining us there!  Edward

At 12:03pm on November 11, 2010, Edward Sparks said…
Hey Carl,
Nice Gibson...consider joining us in the Gibson Owners Group here in the AG Community! Love that Songwriter of yours! I started the group a while back and we have 84 members...why not be the 85th! Thanks, Edward

http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com/group/gibsonacousticowners

Here are my "four" Gibsons...


This picture appeared in Vintage Guitar magazine.
Left to right:
2004 Gibson J160E
1994 Centennial model J100Extra
1998 "Gibson" Mainecoon cat 20 lb.
1976 Gibson Les Paul Signature with Low Z pickups
At 3:36pm on September 20, 2010, Patrick Smith said…
Welcome to AG Carl. Keep making protest songs, maybe one day we will all get it right!
At 5:10pm on September 17, 2010, Jeff Lustick said…
Carl,

Welcome to the community. I will definitely look for your music on you tube. Did you know a producer named Paul Rothchild when you were around the village? He produced the Doors and alot of folk acts for Elektra records and is my wife's cousin.
 
 
 

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