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Guitars for wounded Vets. Can you help out?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Jul 27, 2009.

 

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Aaron replied to Spot's discussion Guitars for wounded Vets. Can you help out?
"Hello RLV, Thank you for your service to our country!!! Yes, if you would like to volunteer as a guitar teacher for our Guitars For Vets organization you can email our President Dan, or our Vice President Patrick at our contacts page…"
Jul 27, 2009
Aaron replied to Spot's discussion Guitars for wounded Vets. Can you help out?
"Spot, thank you very much for your Ibanez guitar donation. Your guitar is in a very good "college" and will be earning a degree in music therapy. Aaron US Army Infantry/Scout Volunteer guitar teacher"
Jul 27, 2009
Aaron replied to Spot's discussion Guitars for wounded Vets. Can you help out?
"Thank you for your support Jim! We at Guitars For Vets operate strictly on donations and we have no paid staff. Our Web site is www.guitarsforvets.org and we appreciate your kind donation. Aaron US Army Infanty/Scout Volunteer guitar teacher"
Jul 27, 2009
Aaron replied to Spot's discussion Guitars for wounded Vets. Can you help out?
"Thank you Dano, for your encouragement! I am a US Army veteran and volunteer guitar teacher at the Milwaukee WI VA Hospital with the Guitars For Vets organization. We certainly appreciate your interest in helping to heal our wounded heroes through…"
Jul 27, 2009
Aaron replied to Spot's discussion Guitars for wounded Vets. Can you help out?
"Hi All, My name is Aaron and I volunteer for Guitars For Vets as a fund raiser and teacher. Our one and only home base for any donations of any kind is at the P.O. Box in Milwaukee, Wisconsin found on our Web site www.guitarsforvets.org . Every…"
Jul 27, 2009
Spot replied to Donna Zitzelberger's discussion Grading Pieces in the group Classical Cognoscenti
"I have no idea what my grade level would be but reading your post reminded me of a piece of music I came across that will make you laugh. It is called Feroce Lullaby. Hope you enjoy. http://www.cgsmusic.net/Lessons/Feroce%20Lullaby.htm"
Jul 6, 2009
Spot commented on Mark Hockenberry's video
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neptunehelpsong

"Wow. Loved it. First song I ever heard called neptunehelpsong."
Jul 1, 2009
Spot commented on Zack Borer's video
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Zack Borer | Michael Jackson Tribute | "Man in the Mirror"

"Very well done Zack. My favorite MJ tune of all time. I still remember being 15 or 16 and hearing "Beat It" for the first time. I was floored. Every radio station in town played that song at least 3 times an hour for what seemed like…"
Jun 28, 2009
Spot replied to Frogngerm's discussion You guys like inlays
"Who is Basil Fawlty? I dig Mr. Bean but you lost me on the Basil Fawlty reference. I know who Benny Hill is though. I wonder what type of inlay he would have chosen. (*)(*)"
Jun 11, 2009
Spot replied to Jerome's discussion "You Gotta Pay To Play"
"There are numerous ways to build a chord all over the fretboard. Knowing all the notes on your fretboard and knowing the 3 notes in a chord will help. Knowing that a C chord is comprised of the notes C, E, G, you can try finding the combo all over…"
Jun 11, 2009
Spot replied to Jerome's discussion "You Gotta Pay To Play"
"Jerome, I am not an instructor. I am just sharing what has worked for me. You should ask one of the instructors who post here for advice. I can play but I can't teach. I know the answer to your question but I fear confusing you even worse. From…"
Jun 10, 2009
Spot replied to Mark Stewart's discussion music theory in the group Acoustic Newb
"I want to find an "old skool" metronome. The kind that looks like an upside down pendulum. I dont like the one I have that is battery operated and is also a tuner. It is too small and a bit cumbersome to operate. I know this sounds weird…"
Jun 10, 2009
Spot commented on andrew emmel's video
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pink floyd "wish you were here"

"Wow. Good job. One of the first songs I learned 20(?) years ago. Brought a tear to my eye."
Jun 7, 2009
Spot commented on Jamie Marie Andreas's video
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Bach: Prelude in C

"Bravisimo! Well done. I love the arrangement. I love playing the classical pieces on steel string and this one is a must have. Thanx for your contributions."
Jun 7, 2009
Spot replied to Dan Goodemote's discussion When playing seated, should you use a guitar strap? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Strap=Good Diet=Bad"
Jun 6, 2009
Spot replied to Jerome's discussion "You Gotta Pay To Play"
"Jerome, You have developed an excellent warm up routine and I have one that is very similar to yours. I like to alternate betwixt the major and minors and 7ths etc... A7 to Am to B to Bm to C to Dm to E to Fm etc. Your hard work will pay off one day…"
Jun 6, 2009

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Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar
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At 6:46am on May 25, 2009, bruce wilson said…
Hi spot, just read your comment on the "Carpal Schamarpal" thread..I assume you're referring to the original negative thread I was trying to make fun of...hope that was the case. Bruce
 
 
 

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