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“Music is What Feelings Sound Like”

Reason #79 why I love my band: Their sense of humor–not everyone would agree to referencing blood sausage in their band name. This motley crew who gather weekly with me are my Church. Which is strange because one is Jewish, … Continue reading

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10 Life Lessons Learned From Being a Rock Star

  After a lifetime of wanting to play the drums, I started playing less than a year ago. Fourteen weeks ago, I joined a rock band. We had our first gig this past weekend. I had been terrified and nervous … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Rock On

“Are you nervous, Mama?” La Chica asked me about my gig tomorrow. See, I picked up the drums in late spring of last year. I’ve wanted to play since I was a little kid. I joined a rock band 14 … Continue reading

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Making the Band

I love being in my band. We’ve only existed for about a month as an entity, but I’m pretty sure they feel the exact opposite about me. It is really hard for them to play a song that’s recognizable when … Continue reading

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She’s With The Band

Who are you? How do you identify yourself? What’s your elevator pitch? What’s your brief Twitter profile description? There are so many ways to view yourself. By the roles we play, by our hobbies, by our age, gender, race/ethnicity, profession. … Continue reading

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