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#2849074 - 04/13/17 03:31 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: mcgoo]
nickd Offline
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Fantastic! Congratulations and well-deserved.

Will look out for Midlands dates...

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#2849075 - 04/13/17 03:32 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: davedoerfler]
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Originally Posted By: davedoerfler
Originally Posted By: Six-string-man
Aidan, I'm chuffed to bits for you.


me too, whatever that means. laugh
coming from SSM I'm sure it must be good. twothumbs



Ah. I was using English English, rather than American English! "Chuffed" is extremely pleased. "to bits" is like to pieces. As in "I hate those meeces to pieces" (cartoon circa 1960, possibly Sylvester the cat?). I'm showing my age now.

Anyway, I'm chuffed to bits for Aiden, he is an excellent bloke. When I had to give up playing, he sent me a lovely pm, sympathising, and giving helpful and timely advice, probably because he had empathy due to going through troubles of his own. I was really touched, and his pm really helped me at the time. I have loads of time for him, and wish for as many good things as possible to come his way.

He's a top bloke. (Hope I don't have to translate that!)


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#2849077 - 04/13/17 04:08 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Six-string-man]
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Nice one, congrats!
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#2849084 - 04/13/17 05:43 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: RobP2]
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Rock star! That's awesome! Congrats.

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#2849148 - 04/13/17 08:53 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: mcgoo]
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That's great! She's hot too!
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#2849168 - 04/13/17 10:13 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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Originally Posted By: Aidan


I realise that this is meat and drink to a lot of you on here but for someone only now doing the sort of stuff, musically speaking, that he should have done decades ago, it's exciting beyond words.



Way to Go my friend, I am still eating cold beans out of a can


Edited by HAM&EGZ (04/13/17 10:13 AM)
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#2849214 - 04/13/17 12:45 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: HAM&EGZ]
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Congrats Aidan! happy for ya, bro.
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#2849300 - 04/13/17 07:43 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: MotiDave]
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Man, love the way you're working up the ladder. I'm not in a position to do what you're doing, but in an alternate universe, I'd be right there with you.

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#2849304 - 04/13/17 08:07 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Six-string-man]
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Originally Posted By: Six-string-man

He's a top bloke. (Hope I don't have to translate that!)
SSM


no sir, I get it. wink
and agree twothumbs
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#2850355 - 04/19/17 01:03 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: davedoerfler]
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Here's a quick clip from my first show with Rebecca...opening for King King at the Nantwich Jazz & Blues Festival.

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#2850358 - 04/19/17 02:19 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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That was great! Good levels on the keys!
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#2850360 - 04/19/17 02:59 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Michael Wright]
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That's awesome - congrats Aidan!

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#2850367 - 04/19/17 04:49 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Markyboard]
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Go Aidan! Go Aidan!

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#2850378 - 04/19/17 06:05 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Joe Muscara]
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Very nice work. Any recording on the horizon?

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#2850379 - 04/19/17 06:18 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: retrokeys]
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Not on this project as it stands, I'm just depping for her regular keys man.
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#2850385 - 04/19/17 06:52 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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If that changes, please let us know.

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#2850386 - 04/19/17 07:09 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: mcgoo]
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Congratulations Aidan!! My time touring added a lot to my recognition and street cred. Hopefully it will open doors for you as it has for me. Hope it is a great run!!!
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#2850415 - 04/19/17 08:42 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: BluesKeys]
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Congrats Aidan, this is an awesome opportunity. Enjoy the ride mayne. thu

Reminds me of seeing our own B3er with Janiva Magness.

Always a very cool thing to see our fellow forumites moving on up to nicer gigs. smile cool
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#2850422 - 04/19/17 09:06 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: ProfD]
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Great playing Aidan! And what a luxury to hear the band sound so nicely balanced. That's one cool gig you've got going, long may it continue! keys
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#2850514 - 04/19/17 07:27 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: MorayM]
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Congrats Aiden! Could not have happened to someone more deserving! Enjoy!

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#2850600 - 04/20/17 08:16 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: midinut]
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Nice sound. Well done. Congratulations!
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#2850788 - 04/21/17 06:13 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: David Loving]
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Sounds good!

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#2852877 - 05/01/17 04:55 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: mcgoo]
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Update: I've also been asked to play a week-long tour of Germany in November. Bloody hell!
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#2852880 - 05/01/17 05:10 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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Congratulations man! Sounds really good and man....she's got some PIPES! What a cool gig!

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#2852941 - 05/01/17 11:23 AM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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Originally Posted By: Aidan
Update: I've also been asked to play a week-long tour of Germany in November. Bloody hell!
That's good, right? thu

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#2852969 - 05/01/17 01:39 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
nickd Offline
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Originally Posted By: Aidan
Update: I've also been asked to play a week-long tour of Germany in November. Bloody hell!


That's great! They must really rate your playing.

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#2852970 - 05/01/17 01:41 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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Originally Posted By: Aidan
Update: I've also been asked to play a week-long tour of Germany in November. Bloody hell!



Fantastic! Congratulations.

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#2852971 - 05/01/17 01:42 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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Originally Posted By: Aidan
Update: I've also been asked to play a week-long tour of Germany in November. Bloody hell!


just watched the video you posted, Aidan. Great sounding, lightweight rig. She seems very comfortable with you on stage, that's a great sign for a dep. twothumbs
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#2853020 - 05/01/17 04:46 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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This response is from the OP w/out reading intervening comments.

GOOD ON YA, LAD !

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#2853024 - 05/01/17 05:17 PM Re: A proper 'grown-up' job [Re: Aidan]
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Congratulations Aidan,,,, The singer & the band sound great! All the best on your Germany tour!

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