finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

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finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

Post by ph0nage » March 2nd, 2011, 3:21 pm

Hey Guys,

I haven't posted on here in a while. When I started playing guitar, my goal was to join the praise band at my church on electric guitar. That was a daunting task since there's a few thousand in our congregation.

A few months ago, my old guitar teacher (who is the lead guitar in the band) asked me to start playing acoustic every other sunday with the band. I don't really play much acoustic, but agreed. Then the band leader discovered that I play electric and has asked me to fill in when my old teacher isn't available! It's great to finally realize goals.

I'm not sure what to strive for now? Maybe just continue working on more solos.

My original band has also got some recordings made that can be heard here. Not sure what genre we fall undre
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Re: finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

Post by dogbite » March 2nd, 2011, 5:16 pm

playing becomes more enjoying. joyful.

start having fun. and, too, more doors open all the time so there will more goal setting
learning curve, struggle, growth.

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Re: finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

Post by jwmartin » March 2nd, 2011, 6:38 pm

Congrats on reaching your goal. Whenever you reach one goal, it's time to set another!

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Re: finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

Post by ph0nage » March 2nd, 2011, 8:15 pm

thanks guy.

I definitely am having more fun and seeing more opportunities arise.

I thought of some things to work on:
-better vibrato
-vibrato while bending
-solo to a MAJOR scale as easily as I can to a minor(that will probably take the most effort)

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Re: finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

Post by JoeHempel » March 2nd, 2011, 11:12 pm

That's awesome!!! Congrats!!!

Time to start setting some loftier goals!! :D :D
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Re: finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

Post by cnev » March 3rd, 2011, 11:53 am

Excellent news and I bet a feeling of accomplishment.
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Re: finally reached my guitar goals! now what?

Post by Titus » March 8th, 2011, 1:06 pm

nice work! Seems like so many musicians I know and read about (such as the drummer for black eyed peas) get their start in their church band.

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