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First public performance in a long time

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by simoncroft, Feb 17, 2019.

  1. ido1957

    ido1957 Senior Stratmaster

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    Started jamming at the pubs last summer. I have played live twice in the past 20 years (work/family etc) The first few times were nerve wracking but I kept going. I'm a old hat at it now but I am a little short on blues lick (but working on it). I love the zero commitment aspect but damn it gets old playing I IV V after a while lol...
     
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  2. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Here's most of the first number. (I'm a bit of a blues bluffer, so I have no idea what it's called.)

     
  3. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    And here's another one...

     
  4. montemerrick

    montemerrick you can't stay the fool Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Simon, you cut a fine figure on stage. you look very much at home.
     
  5. s5tuart

    s5tuart My Dad used to say.... Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Great to hear a sax in a band. :thumb:
    Good vibe going on there Si
     
  6. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Here's another snippet. Hazel wishes it to be known that this isn't the selective camera angle of the Simon Fan Club, just the result of a lot of people standing up. So, she couldn't get the sax player and the other guitarist in shot.

     
  7. Malurkey

    Malurkey Senior Stratmaster

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    I wish I could bluff like that! :thumb:
     
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  8. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    And this compilation demonstrates what happens when you neglect to mention there's a zoom function. The flub-to-lick ratio is terrible though!

     
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  9. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Be careful what you wish for! :D
     
  10. GuitarMechanic

    GuitarMechanic Most Honored Senior Member

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    Yeah for sure
     
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  11. stevierayfan91

    stevierayfan91 Striving To Utilize Empathy & Mutual Respect Strat-Talk Supporter

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  12. sam_in_cali

    sam_in_cali Scream for me Strat-Talk! Strat-Talk Supporter

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    That’s great Simon!
     
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  13. nungesser

    nungesser Prolix!Prolix Nothing a pair of scissors can't fix Strat-Talk Supporter

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    CalicoSkies Senior Stratmaster

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    Cool, good to hear you had some fun performing live. :)
     
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  15. jimyjazz

    jimyjazz Senior Stratmaster

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    So cool Simon. It's so good to see and hear you playing again ..
    I'm in total agreement with Monte and Guitar Mechanic , and the band that want you. You really are the business in that backline . O and btw I don't think Hazel is the only member of the Simon fan club :cool::cool::cool::):):)
     
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  16. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Stratocrastinator Extraordinaire Staff Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Excellent!!
     
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  17. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Thanks guys. It was only a few 12-bars, but hey, we had fun. The audience seemed to enjoy it too. We had a spontaneous outbreak of dancing, which always pleases me.
     
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