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How to learn a musical instrument as an adult

Tips for picking up an instrument again - or starting from scratch.

How to learn a musical instrument as an adult
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As George Eliot put it, "Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music." Or, perhaps more simply from Dimebag Darrel, "Music drives you. It wakes you up; it gets you pumping."

One of the greatest joys in my now fairly boring life is playing tenor horn (calm yourself, I know I'm cool), not just for the act itself but the people I've met and places I've been. From Scotland to New York to England, I've been in brass bands since I was a child (yes, it got even cooler).

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