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 Re: When to give in to old age
Author: Hotboy 
Date:   2018-12-11 02:55

I have been playing professionally since 1975 and I have been feeling the march of age since I was 50 years old...poorer visual acuity, slower reflexes, weaker muscle ability. I have stopped playing the very difficult solo repertoire because of reduced endurance.

My solution was to take up another instrument in a different musical genre that relies much less on muscular capability, so I have been playing the Dobro for about 8 years and getting good enough to join a bluegrass band, in which you do not read music but play by ear.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dtPc3wNxOg&t=87s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhHgJWOdDUY

Dane
Bay Area, California

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