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    I play the guitar and it lends itself well to nursery rhymes and songs for children. I already play with my own children and they love it!
    Just wondered if there's anyone on here who plays with the mindees?
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    you're so lucky, I've wanted to learn guitar for ages, but am too shy/nervous/old to get lessons. My son plays and has been showing me how to play some pieces, but I've no idea on how chords work or anything! Any tips??

    All I can play is...the triangle!

    Hels xx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Helen Dempster View Post
    you're so lucky, I've wanted to learn guitar for ages, but am too shy/nervous/old to get lessons. My son plays and has been showing me how to play some pieces, but I've no idea on how chords work or anything! Any tips??

    All I can play is...the triangle!
    Lol @ triangle

    It's never too late too learn!
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    being married to a guitar playing dave grohl lookalike i dont have to play an instrument....he is a child magnet when his guitars come down.

    but i do play something...


    i play "the fool"

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    sorry what was the question? i've fallen into a fantasy land containing Dave Grohl - drool!
    triangle sandwiches are better than square ones...

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    Quote Originally Posted by uf353432 View Post
    sorry what was the question? i've fallen into a fantasy land containing Dave Grohl - drool!

    i dont think he looks like dave grohl....to me phil looks like a very thin long haired beardy weirdy.

    DD1's (his step D) mates think he does look like DG.

    i think they are right...in the right light...with a squint...upside down


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    Sorry but its DG or nothing for me - I don't do knock off's pmsl!!! its great that your OH actually learnt the guitar my hubby was desperate for a guitar so he could learn, so I bought him one , found someone to give him lessons, got him books to learn at home and paid for 5 lessons. Its been an utter waste of money spoilt brat!! haha!
    triangle sandwiches are better than square ones...

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    Erm who's dave grohl?
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    tut!

    he is GOD, how rude lol!
    triangle sandwiches are better than square ones...

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    [QUOTE=parsleypetal;998817]being married to a guitar playing dave grohl lookalike i dont have to play an instrument....he is a child magnet when his guitars come down.

    OH...MY...GOD............!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I play piano (well I would if I had it, as our friends are looking after it for us) and my son has recently started having guitar lessons, so I've been practising with him. I bought myself a guitar for my birthday before last christmas, so now I can gatecrash his lessons and feel I'm getting my money's worth...they are SO expensive.


    BTW DAVE GROHL ROCKS!!!!!!!

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    [QUOTE=nipper;998848]
    Quote Originally Posted by parsleypetal View Post
    being married to a guitar playing dave grohl lookalike i dont have to play an instrument....he is a child magnet when his guitars come down.

    OH...MY...GOD............!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    sorry but I am inclined to feel sorry for anyone who has a DG lookalike - I mean if I had a contant reminder in my home I couldn't childmind - it wouldn't be suitable for children. pmsl! sigh - must stop thinking of DG. Saw FF at Milton Keynes this year and managed to get in the gold circle - it was a great view
    triangle sandwiches are better than square ones...

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    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.........dave Grohl

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    I used to love singing along with the rest of my class when one of our teachers used to get the guitar out. Your kids are lucky!

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    I play guitar, cornet/tenorhorn, keyboard, clarinet, recorder, ocarina. Used to play a bit on the flute but not for ages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by singingcactus View Post
    I play guitar, cornet/tenorhorn, keyboard, clarinet, recorder, ocarina. Used to play a bit on the flute but not for ages.

    now you are just showing off
    triangle sandwiches are better than square ones...

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    Quote Originally Posted by singingcactus View Post
    I play guitar, cornet/tenorhorn, keyboard, clarinet, recorder, ocarina. Used to play a bit on the flute but not for ages.
    I play cornet too! I can play pretty much any brass instrument... I can even play a c major scale on a trombone!

    I used to teach kids to play brass!

    I can sort of play guitar.... but I need music to be able to play, so not particularly useful for off the cuff playing songs for the kidlings!

    Whenever I sing with the kids they all sit staring at me as if I just grew and extra head and don't join in.... think they might be able to telling me something?!

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    Was not going to admit to playing brass until someone else has but I play the baritone in a local brass band, the childminding kids love to come along and see me play especially at christmas time when we are out playing carols.

    I sometimes get a loan of some of the old instruments and let the kids have a go at blowing they make some wonderful sounds and you never know so of them may become members in years to come.

    Hence my username!!

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    I'm pretty good on the percussion instruments Self taught, of course
    DD's both play Flute. Cost us a bloomin fortune in lessons and upgrading beginners instruments! But I absolutely love listening to them play, so do mindees. Lucy often puts her Disney CD on and plays along , it gets me all choked
    I was in the school choir many moons ago but thats about the extent of my musical abilities
    Carol xx

 

 

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