Monday, March 10, 2014

I Never Learned To Play

Washboard Player, Asheville, NC  -  2014
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One regret I have is that I never learned to play a musical instrument when I was younger. Yeah, I know, it's never too late to learn something new, but it's more of a time thing now. I saw this young woman playing a washboard as part of a quartet in Asheville last week, and I thought, "That's one instrument I think I could become competent on comparatively quickly." The only drawback is that if I got really good, at some point I'd want the band to let me cut loose with a solo. Can you solo on a washboard? Probably not.

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