Old message # 38599

ya know - I do the twirly thing now and then myself - and chasing the pedal with my foot can be a muse for the audience too :)...

11/28/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38596

I also like to do little dance steps and the occasional twirly (which you can't do sitting down).

11/28/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38595

Well I like to step on the pedal when I play lots of fast notes :) You're right about sitting though. I think I switched to standing on my pop gigs be...

11/28/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38592

I got my bad back from humping my acoustic spinet all over Europe to gigs (this was long before even the DX7 hit the scene). My lower back still...

11/27/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38590

I did it for years too - The problem I had was always standing on my left foot so I could work (and chase) the pedal with my right. I would be in...

11/27/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38585

The only problem I had when playing standing up is that I'd get too close to the keyboard. After a year long gig of doing that six nights a week I develope...

11/27/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38532

To paraphrase the great Andy Capp when asked why he always drinks standing up. "When you're drunk it's a lot easier to sit down when you're standin...

11/23/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38521

Take my advice, Jeff, and sit down while you play. Otherwise you'll burn out. Of course, as Neil Young said, it might be better to burn out than fade a...

11/23/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38518

I always stand when I play, I feel it gives more stage presence. I don't know what that might say about my overall happiness level, though. I feel th...

11/23/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38516

I have a friend who's an anaesthetist. I asked him why he chose that specialisation after going through medical training, when he could have been any kind...

11/23/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 38400

Well, music (the arts in general) is universal and by being involved with it, a person's boundaries between what's possible and what's not possible...

11/15/2007, by 0 replies
  Piano players happy and well adjusted I have met.

[sf]Has anyone else thought that piano players, pianist, the pros too, seem so much happier than people who do not play piano? Are we dreamers? Does the mu...

11/14/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29575

When a couple has two children they usually have children themselves before the parents die, etc., so population goes up and therefore zero population grow...

08/31/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29573

I stick with my vow never to issue another serious answer (although I think the one I gave had some merit)...

08/31/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29571

The problem with this train of thought is quite simply most sets of parents and grandparents have more than one offspring. Zero population growth is achiev...

08/31/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29568

Good humor Dr., and welcome! Have you a serious answer?...

08/31/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29567

Unboggle it for me then. So let's hear your explanation on this seeming paradox. I know it sounds ridiculous but it seems to have some validity as well. Ti...

08/31/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29565

A whole note gives birth to two half notes, The two half notes each give birth to two quarter notes, The four quarter notes each give birth to two eighth...

08/31/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29564

The only mind that's boggled here is yours.

08/31/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 29552

Well, 7, Can you explain this mathematical mind boggler adequately? Missing some cells?...

08/30/2006, by 0 replies
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