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March 10, 2012 - 5:49 pm
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First let me say that my practice sessions have been rotating between a dorean and major scale, swan lake and trying to improv over bluegrass.  I had my second jam session since i started playing the violin, 3 weeks ago. 


I played the guitar the first song and the harmonica the second to settle my nurves.  The third song was Wait so Long from trampled by turtles.  I was a hair flat on one section and i fumbled my way through the solo's.  After the song, i didn't feel that it went that well.  But to my suprise, in unison, the two of the others said, "lets do that again".

I was a little shocked.  That's when I heard it.  "You nailed it".  For those of you who have not played with anyone else, that is the best three words you can hear.  Upon their request, I think we played that song 4 or 5 times. 

Yea it's nice when your wife says you are getting better, but if you have the chance, play with others.  It's great.

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March 11, 2012 - 10:39 am
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That sounds like fun. Happy that you got some recognition and reassurance for what you accomplished.

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