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by Jellyroll
09 Feb 2010, 10:33
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: So how is your practise going, and what are you learning?
Replies: 87
Views: 16267

Re: So how is your practise going, and what are you learning?

Moonlight, I'm interested to find out more about the practice rooms you mentioned in guidhall. Are they for hire? I work in London, so I'm looking for somewhere to steal an hour or so practice once in a while. Also since I don't have a proper piano at home (I've got a 'infernal electrical device' as...
by Jellyroll
03 Jan 2010, 20:50
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 98
Views: 63012

Re: Introduce yourself!

Hi folks, I joined this forum a while back when I was about starting on the piano, but never got round to posting much. Anyway I'm 43 now - yikes! and just done my grade 1, well we all have to start somewhere huh? I actually started learning to play the piano shortly after a humungous motorbike cras...
by Jellyroll
03 Jan 2010, 20:36
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: I PASSED MY GRADE 2...133/150!
Replies: 24
Views: 5125

Re: I PASSED MY GRADE 2...133/150!

Thanks DaveBrum, I always get John Martyn confused with Martin Taylor for some weird reason, perhaps I'm getting old. Anyway i'll try to dig out some CD's because I like that style a lot. I'm looking forward to starting up again, and getting stuck into some more lessons starting next week. My wife d...
by Jellyroll
25 Dec 2009, 20:53
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: I PASSED MY GRADE 2...133/150!
Replies: 24
Views: 5125

Re: I PASSED MY GRADE 2...133/150!

Alright, taking a break after eating and drinking too much bfore round two, Its that time of year. Thanks for the advice, I'll pick up my lessosn again in the new year, I'll plan to do 2 in the summer I think. I like your video, Im not quite up to that standard with my guitar either, but one day. Ch...
by Jellyroll
23 Dec 2009, 23:53
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: I PASSED MY GRADE 2...133/150!
Replies: 24
Views: 5125

Re: I PASSED MY GRADE 2...133/150!

Congratulations Mr Brum. I stumbled upon this board a while back looking for inspiration and other hopeless old folks like me who are doing piano exams. I just passed my grade 1 with 125, which I find amazing since I was convinced I messed everything up sooooooo badly on the day. Anyway that means g...