View Single Post
Old 01-22-2013, 09:01 AM
groove1's Avatar
groove1 groove1 is offline
Silver Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Midwest US
Posts: 781
Default Re: How many of you have made the jump over to guitar?

At 30 I had an injury to my left hand and the doc said I wouldn't fully use my ring finger and
middle finger again...he suggested getting a rubber ball and squeezing it to regain whatever
control I could. I tried it for a day and thought that was ridiculous so I bought a guitar thinking
that, "that" would be fun therapy. 30+ years later I not only have complete dexterity of those
fingers but I play jazz and brazilian guitar weekly in various venues with other musicians. I
still play drums but have limited it to jazz since the late 70's.

The thing I love about the guitar is you can learn a couple chords and have a blast. Drummers
have much better time too than many guitarists who don't play drums.
Reply With Quote