Ready for a different piece of Christmas music? How about some of your favorite Christmas songs performed entirely on iPad’s by North Point Community Church’s iBand.
Our guide calls and suggests we beat the heat at one of the European hotel’s pool. It’s $8USD to get in. That’s serious money here. But they give it back to you in food credit. I fat-cat it in my chaise lounge with a planters punch and a BLT. A group of English kids play chicken in the shallow end. A warm breeze picks up and swishes through the palm fronds that encircle the patio. Something flashes by the corner of my eye followed by a dull thud. A large green coconut spins atop the concrete two feet left of my temple. Glancing up, I see a bunch more dangling in the treetop clustered like bowling balls. Nobody else has noticed a thing. I pull my chair out of the way and finish my meal.
I don’t see people saying that kids should stop playing Madden or NBA Live because it’s not the real thing. They understand that it’s just a game and a way to kick back and have some fun after a long week. I don’t know why people insist on ruining other people’s fun. Yes, skill in Guitar Hero doesn’t equal skill on a real guitar, we know that, but when we proudly boast that we got through Freebird on expert, it’s no different than saying that you beat a challenging level or unlocked a new achievement. There’s no implication that kids who can play Metallica’s Battery are in the same league as real ansambel. It’s the critics who added that subtext.
The performance was posted to YouTube where it just a few days, it’s been watched over 100,000 times. It’s one of the most successful videos the church has ever posted on the video sharing site.
Some of the features of the Ibanez grx 20 models are humbuckers so you can play solid leads. In fact, it has 2 powersound humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets. It has a metallic finish or basswood body and the same quality that Ibanez gives to its more expensive models. The Ibanez grx20 model has a rosewood fingerboard that screams quality and gives you a sleek neck so you get fast action from this baby. You’ll love its gritty tone and because of the two howling humbuckers, one at the neck and one at the bridge, you can crank out all types of grinding tones from the model. It has the standard rocking tremolo that Ibanez is known for so you get the great rock sound from the Ibanez grz20 that you’d have from any of the quality product.
During the intervals at his Bourbon Street gigs, Les would wander around the corner to St. Peter Street and Preservation Hall. He started playing with Kid Sheik’s band at the Hall and worked with many bands on Bourbon Street, including the Famous Door and with Connie Jones’s Band.
Collaborate with other musicians. It could either be people with the same inclinations or those with a different mastery. Depending on your goals for taking up music, you should always give time for practice. This way, you can still hone your skills. You can still enroll in music classes even if you have been in one before. Most of these training lessons offer refresher courses.