ANOTHER new member from CT (Guilford)

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by retep523, Jan 12, 2008.


  1. retep523

    retep523 Member

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    Hi people.

    I'm new here—but not to the guitar. I've been playing since 1972, when I got my first Telecaster (a '61 with a '68 maple neck, $125-long gone now).

    During the '80's I lived on Bainbridge Island, across from Seattle, and gigged constantly in the Seattle area (7 nights a week) for almost 10 years before moving back to CT.

    Since moving back to CT I've played in a bunch of bands around CT, MA, RI, NYC such as Steel Rodeo, The Greg Sherrod Band, Garry and the Moodswingers, The Whiskey River Band, The Housebreakers, and more and hosted the Cafe Nine blues jam once a month for almost 10 years.

    Currently playing with The Forgotten Ones, The Moody/Blossom Band and Round Trip.

    Glad to be aboard. Looking forward to hearing from some of you CT guys and generally being here!
     
  2. archtopjazz

    archtopjazz Gold Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Hi,

    Welcome to TGP.
    Lived in CT for 30 years.
    Ever get a chance to hear or study with Linc Chamberland?

    Jim
     
  3. retep523

    retep523 Member

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    Hi Jim,

    No, I never did get to hear him or meet him, but when I was in high school, way back when, I had some friends who took lessons from him. I guess he was the man.

    Peter
     
  4. archtopjazz

    archtopjazz Gold Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Hi Peter,

    He was one of a kind.

    Jim
     
  5. DEMENTED

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    Hello, over in North Stonington here, welcome !
     
  6. Pa'ani

    Pa'ani Supporting Member

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    Hi Retep523,

    Welcome to The Gear Page!
     
  7. Dave C

    Dave C Gold Supporting Member

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    Greetings and welcome to TGP.
     
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    Ken I Silver Supporting Member

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    Welcome aboard!
     
  9. voodoo364

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    Welcome! Milford here..Greg Sherrod hve not seen him in a long time
     
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    Scott Peterson Staff Member

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    Welcome to The Gear Page!
     
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    Hi, your close by,I may even know who you are . i know a few guys in the bands you mentioned even. Played a cafe nine lots of times.
    I am only in east haven shoot me a email if you ever want to play.
    now I can buy guitars from somebody on here close and save shipping !!! lol.
    take care Ed
     
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    Welcome ! Wolcott,CT in the House-Scott
     
  15. Karl Paecht

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    Welcome. Mystic Here via East Haven/ New Haven. Lifelong CT'er here
     
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    Welcome to TGP. I'm from the New Haven area.
     
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    Welcome fellow Nutmegger! Moved to Bethel a few years ago...
     
  18. Franklin

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    Welcome to the forum. I'm in Watertown.


    Maybe it's time for a TGP CT jam??

    :)
     
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    Welcome! I'm from Danbury!
     
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    Welcome!
    Roxbury delegation checking in... :BEER
     

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