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06/11/2015

Ask Rick: June 11, 2015

This weeks question is from Bob: What training and style did you start on guitar? Did you study in school (theory) or did you teach yourself?

Rick: Self taught on guitar and keyboards but I started out as a drummer, with lessons at my father's music store at age 81/2.
I was 1st chair on drums and flute (no jokes please) an A music student my first semester of the 7th grade Junior High School Band, but was thrown out in the second semester 7th grade, and banned from all Rockford school music programs for life.

Something I said to the band director that didn't go over too well.
"You're an incompetent drunken fool, who doesn't deserve to teach music to me or anyone else"

That was it