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Music – Inspiration and Motivation
Everyone has feelings of music whether they recognize it or not. Every person also has a musical background that influences them the most. There are many people who can read music but only few of them can play it and be successful in it. It’s a dream of all of us that can change our life. Who knows, Maybe you already have a musical background; I am one of those people. When I was a kid, I wanted to learn piano but my family was not too enthusiastic with that idea. I eventually formed a band with some of my close friends and we traveled around the state until we finally made our disbanded group.  สล็อตเว็บตรง

As the leader of the band, I was the one to decide the songs we would play. Aretha was my inspiration. She inspired me and many other people even towards the end of our performance. She sang like a songstress.

The second inspiration for me was playing the guitar. Maybe because I liked listening to the music more than the piano, I decided to leave my piano lessons to join a band. I did not know about the guitar at that time so we somehow became successful. That is when we started playing songs like Through The Fire, Master of Puppets,Sweet Child O’ Mine and many more. We released one album with one of our members and many of our fans liked our music so we got to perform in different bars and clubs. We made hundreds of songs and even made a demo.

The other members of the band helped me and my band mates. They learned how to actually play the guitar. I asked them to teach me so I can be like him and he became my first music teacher. I found out that I was in a band and I was going to be a lead guitarist but I could never be with him because he was too busy in college. College happened but he never came back to the band.

Now I am playing with a good group of musicians and we are rehearsing a concert for the local radio station. I am rehearsing with them over the Internet. A week before the concert, I receive an email from Andrew Lo track saying he wants me to take a look at his brand new website. I was really excited to see he made everything by himself.

I visit his website and there are so many nice things to see on it. I could not believe my eyes. It was so detailed and professional. I told my band mates and they were really impressed with the amount of effort that Andrew had to go through to make this happen. I guess I am fortunate that he wanted me to do it.

About a week before the concert, I get a phone call from Andrew saying he cannot come to rehearsal because he is on vacation. He said he is too busy but would be happy to come. I said OK and Andrew comes to my house. We go to his house and Production Manager Tony Paparuni came with Andrew. Tony is the man who made sure everything for alt- rock band was in place to perform live. He knew everything about guitars, amplifiers, and this was no exception. He was there to make sure everything works for the band and that they use the best guitars and equipment.

Andrew tells me that they cannot use a sound check for this concert since they have not rehearsed. He says that they rehearsed two times a day for a week.

We did not have time to practice a sound check. All of us were so busy rehearsing with our voices. We would have to do it the old-fashioned way and that is by singing and dancing our voices through the walkman with the music. I am not sure how they do it but sounds fly out of the speakers and out into the Auditorium. All of us have a rush to be on stage. For a musician, nothing compares to this.

The one critique I will give as an observation is that they could use a more rigorous process when preparing. How they go about it is still an adventure. I hoped that more of the criteria were used. That is what I saw at the presentation. There were no specific things that were asked of them. It was more of a general overview. I hope that they go back to the drawing board and tweak it some more. If they do that, I am OK with their new song.

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