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Meet “picklefish” from Fiddlerman’s “Fiddle Talk” forum
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Fiddlerman
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December 3, 2012 - 10:08 pm
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Please begin by telling us anything you would like to about yourself. Age, place of birth, residence, etc.
I am 41 years old, I was born in Norwalk, Conneticut. My dad was in the Navy stationed in Groton, Ct. We moved pretty much every two years  until 1984 when we landed in Merritt Island, Fl. Home of the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air station and the Naval Ordinance Test Unit. I am a Conneticut Yankee and was born "Under a wandering star". I joined the Navy reserves right out of high school, went to bootcamp and tech school in San Diego, Ca. When I came back I went to culinary school in West Palm Beach, Fl. I traveled all over the East Coast working in a variety of restaurants.  I was married 16 years and have three wonderful kids.

What made you decide to play the violin?

When my daughter started the third grade, the elementary school was a "school of the arts" so strings participation was part of the deal. When we visited the luthier to rent a violin I decided to rent one for myself in order to show my daughter and practice with… READ MORE>>>

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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Fiddlestix
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Nice interview, Rob, very well put together.

 

        dancing

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Very nice interview. It's so nice to know more about you. Thanks for the time putting it together.

Best regards,

Robert

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coolpinkone
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Clap clap!!! Great interview Rob!!!!

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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great interview !!

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Picklefish
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Thank you all, very much.

"Please play some wrong notes, so that we know that you are human" - said to Jascha Heifetz.

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TerryT
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Thanks Rob, for some reason, not what I expected,! Don't know why.

I was born with nothing,
and to my surprise I still have most of it left!

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LindaK
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It's wonderful to be able to know you better. Thanks!

The most beautiful things in life cannot be touched or seen. They must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller~

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Fiddlerman
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December 4, 2012 - 10:42 pm
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It's great to read about each and every one of you and feel like we know each other a little better.

Thanks Robert and everyone who has participated, and Barry for the idea in the first place. :-)

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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Mad_Wed
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Thanks for the interview, Robert! It's nice to meet You and know more about the person "PickleFish" =))

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Very nice.

 

The more you get to know of and about the musicians here, their seemingly strange collection of diverse talents and skills, make this amalgamation of people seem more like a family each day.

"I find your lack of Fiddle, disturbing" - Darth Vader

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Fiddlerman
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True, true :-)

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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