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Who Are You?
« on: October 29, 2007, 07:20:26 PM »
I don't know if we've done one of these threads in a while...or ever...so it's high time we roll it on out.  ;D

Let's learn a little about each other, yes? I'll go first. If you want, just cut and paste and replace my answers with yours.  :)

Your first name: David

What state (or country) do you live in: Delaware

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 28 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 500+

How long have you been a believer: 15 years+

Do you have a hobby (besides music): mountain biking, H.O. model trains, collectible automobilia

What do you do for a day gig: Minister of Music

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: a custom TS-808 pedal (thanks, Jay)

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Fred Hammond

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Tommy Walker, Porcupine Tree

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: By Faith

Mac or Windows: Mac

MySpace: www.myspace.com/byfaithmusic and www.myspace.com/daveplaystheguitar

Who is Jesus: Lord of all, My Redeemer
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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2007, 08:04:46 PM »
Your first name: Jeremy (Jay to fam 'n' friends)

What state (or country) do you live in: Ohio

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 15 years

Do you serve in music ministry: Not currently

How large is your church: Looking for a new home church. Used to a congregation of about 150 or so... hard to find in the city lol.

How long have you been a believer: Raised in it... recommitted 6 years ago

Do you have a hobby (besides music): Auto mechanics, electronics, stupid internet lol.

What do you do for a day gig: currently unemployed :( All my experience is in mortgage and restaurants.

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: umm... I think it was a set of cheap-o harmonicas... except for tubes and random parts.

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: I'll be honest, I don't listen to a whole lot of strictly gospel music. I do like Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin (is he even gospel anymore?). Christian artists? Decemberadio (caught a show last night--KILLER!), T-bone, Audio Adrenaline, The Elms, etc.

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Gov't Mule, Collective Soul, Allman Bros... it goes on. I can't pick favs.

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: Nope.

Mac or Windows: Windows

MySpace: www.myspace.com/jayp5150 and www.myspace.com/musicwithameaning

Who is Jesus: Friend, Savior, guide, full of mercy and grace (and it's a good thing for one like myself!)

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2007, 12:01:11 AM »
Your first name: Jason

What state (or country) do you live in: Texas

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 18 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 400-500

How long have you been a believer: born and raised, never left

Do you have a hobby (besides music): reading, snowboarding, football, basketball, sports vdieo games

What do you do for a day gig: Student Pastor

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Line 6 Spider Valve

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Fred Hammond or Kirk Franklin, but Hillsong United are my fav christian music overall

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Coldplay, Foo Fighters, NIckel Creek,

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: whoever is picking up the tab, lol. i platy for myself when i lead worship at different places.

Mac or Windows: used to be Windows, but my pastor handed me a brand new Macbook the other day, so i'm learnign to love em, lol.

MySpace: www.myspace.com/jlynnb1

Who is Jesus: My Everything

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2007, 06:15:48 AM »
Your first name: Dwayne

What state (or country) do you live in: Michigan

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 3 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 250-300

How long have you been a believer: born and raised, saved since '89

Do you have a hobby (besides music): reading, jogging, fantasy football

What do you do for a day gig: Civil Engineering Designer (AutoCADD)

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Epiphone Les Paul Custom

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Fred Hammond or Breath of Praise

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: John Mayer, Clapton, 

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: The Southside Band (basically my church band when we play for weddings or other functions LOL)

Mac or Windows: Windows

MySpace: not good enough yet

Who is Jesus: My Redeemer and Sustainer. My Peace in a time of war.
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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2007, 09:31:38 AM »
Your first name: John

What state (or country) do you live in: Virginia

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 20 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 4000+

How long have you been a believer: 20 years+

Do you have a hobby (besides music): Photography, build websites for friends.

What do you do for a day gig: IT Support

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Boss GT-8

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: The Dixie Hummingbirds

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Buddy Guy, Steve Cropper, B.B. King, Prince

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows: Mac

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Who is Jesus: Is my King of Kings!

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2007, 10:48:54 AM »
Your first name: Dwight

What state (or country) do you live in: Georgia by way of Florida

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 6 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes, but not at this moment

How large is your church: 50-75

How long have you been a believer: 5 years, raised in it

Do you have a hobby (besides music): Being with my fiancee, joking with my family and friends and PS3!!!

What do you do for a day gig: Engineer, Tutor

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Pod XT live

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Tye Tribbett, Williams Bros, Jonathan Dubose

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Ernie Isley, Ne-Yo and Jimi Hendrix

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows: either or

MySpace: www.myspace.com/gibby_941

Who is Jesus: Everything to me

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2007, 11:08:06 AM »
Your first name: Jay (Sonar to old friends & musicians)

What state (or country) do you live in: Maryland (between Baltimore, Annapolis & Washington DC)

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 31 +/- years (12 year break from 1984 to 1996)

Do you serve in music ministry: Yes

How large is your church: 350+

How long have you been a believer: 5 years (after one year of Catholic seminary college in 1975 there was a LONG lapse)

Do you have a hobby (besides music): Restoring vintage keyboards & vintage Volkswagons. Tending to a farm full of animals…from horses and goats to peacocks & parrots.

What do you do for a day gig: Industrial Real Estate Development & Management…winding down.

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: ANOTHER used ESP 400 Series Strat knockoff, '69 SUNN Sceptre amp head for restoration & two Zildian K Dark Crash cymbals (all from Craig’s List and local auctions...I'm a gear scavenger)....and that's just this week.   :o

Who's your favorite Gospel artists: Jonathan Butler / Norman Hutchins / Ashley Cleveland

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Jon Cleary & His Absolute Monster Gentlemen…or basically anything New Orleans based
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Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: Currently forming function/dance band with other church players.

Mac or Windows: Windows

Who is Jesus: Jesus is my power, inspiration, conscience and salvation.

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2007, 02:27:28 AM »
Your first name: Eddie

What state (or country) do you live in: New York

Your main instrument: Guitar, Les Paul Recording

How long have you been playing this instrument: 30 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 200+

How long have you been a believer: Raised in it, recommitted 11 years

Do you have a hobby (besides music):model trains

What do you do for a day gig: Medical Practitioner

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Boss Micro

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC's

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist:George Benson, Norman Brown, Tommy Emanuel


Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows:windows


Who is Jesus: My Lord and Saviour, King of Kings!

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2007, 09:09:58 PM »
Your first name: SAM

What state (or country) do you live in: CALIFORNIA

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 13 YEARS

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 50-60

How long have you been a believer: BORN INTO The church

Do you have a hobby (besides music): COMPUTERS,BASKETBALL,VIDEO PRODUCTION

What do you do for a day gig: MANAGER

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: SCN FENDER PICKUPS

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: LEE WILLIAMS,CANTON'S,etc.

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: really dont have one

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: yes men of vizion, inspirational few,also back-up some other groups as needed

Mac or Windows: windows

MySpace: www.myspace.com/nunneryfamily

Who is Jesus: more than i will ever be but i still wont to be just like him

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2007, 11:31:07 PM »
Your first name: Aaron
What state (or country) do you live in: Michigan
Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 15+ (hard to say since never took lessons, lot of the early years was just rythmic noise before I started self teaching)
Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: few hundred

How long have you been a believer: since childhood

Do you have a hobby (besides music): home theater equipment, electronic gadgetry

What do you do for a day gig: Respiratory therapy

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased:  inexpensive Fender P-bass and Behringer practice bass amp. 

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Fred Hammond (no need to change this, Fred is da' man!

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Too many to name and always changing.  Chieli Minucci, Peter White, Tim Bowman

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: sort of,we are just getting started. Just having hard time finding consistant times for all of us to get together. 

Mac or Windows: Windows



Who is Jesus: Savior, friend, counselor, the one that understands my problems and
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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2007, 08:30:37 AM »
Your first name: Thomas
What state (or country) do you live in: Memphis, TN
Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 4-5 yrs

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: hundred or so

How long have you been a believer: since childhood

Do you have a hobby (besides music): nope. unless laughing is a hobby

What do you do for a day gig: buyer for the school system

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased:  fender amp for my acoustic

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: The Soul Seekers

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Donny Hathaway and D'Angelo

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: sort of. play with a few groups around town, but cannot fully commit b/c of work and grad school at night.

Mac or Windows: Windows

Who is Jesus: Lord, Saviour, Constant Friend in spite of my mess.

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2007, 12:13:19 AM »
Your first name: Gerry

What state (or country) do you live in: Lansdowne, PA (Philadelphia)

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 30 yrs

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 50-75

How long have you been a believer: 3yrs

Do you have a hobby (besides music): No

What do you do for a day gig: IT Applications Manager\Programer

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased:  Ibanez TS-808

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Guitar Taylor

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: John Scofield

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows: Windows

Who is Jesus: Savior, Friend, Inspiration, All in All

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2007, 11:04:47 AM »
Your first name: Russell

What state (or country) do you live in: Virginia

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 25 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 500+

How long have you been a believer: Practically my whole life (I was raised in a Christian home)

Do you have a hobby (besides music):  H.O. model trains, railfanning

What do you do for a day gig: Hotel guest services/revenue management

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: ??????  Besides strings????  I spend all my money on my kids.

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Hezekiah Walker & LFCC

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Don't really have one (other than guitar influences), but ther are quite a few that have songs out there that I like.

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: None at the moment

Mac or Windows: Windows

MySpace: N/A

Who is Jesus: My Lord and Saviour
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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2007, 04:11:02 AM »
Your first name: Charles to my wife (Charlie or Chuck)

What state (or country) do you live in: Currently in England, but in 55 days I move to SLC, Utah

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 2.5 years ish

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 75-125

How long have you been a believer: 2 years

Do you have a hobby (besides music): sports, video games, and hanging out with my boys

What do you do for a day gig: AGE Mechanic, USAF

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: DigiTech GNX1

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Israel

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Beatles

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows: Windows, but I am saving for Mac

MySpace: used to but no more

Who is Jesus: My best friend who loves me no matter what, Truth and Life, and most of all Savior
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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2007, 01:18:37 PM »
Your first name: BJ

What state (or country) do you live in: Arkansas

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: Doodling-for 15 years, Serious- last 5 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 40+

How long have you been saved: Since 2nd Sunday in July, 1996 (What a great Day) ;D

Do you have a hobby (besides music): History buff, wood work

What do you do for a day gig: N?A

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Jay Turser (strat-copy)

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Marvin Sapp

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Mind has drew a blank

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows: Windows

E-mail: playlaneplay@yahoo.com

Who is Jesus: My Lord and King

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2007, 04:25:24 AM »
Your first name: Whitman

What state (or country) do you live in: Memphis, TN

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: My instructor has always to me to say "I'm still learning"  8)

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 200+

How long have you been a believer: since childhood

Do you have a hobby (besides music): Web & Wiki page design, Chess, Audio/Video Production, Attending a few FAMU football games when possible.

What do you do for a day gig: Sr. Database Analyst

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Godin Freeway Classic, Boss RC-2 Loop Station

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Jonathan Dubose, Rick "Rip" Watford

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Paul Jackson, Jr.

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows: Windows

MySpace: n/a

Who is Jesus: My Lord and Saviour
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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2007, 02:50:11 PM »
I don't know if we've done one of these threads in a while...or ever...so it's high time we roll it on out. 

Let's learn a little about each other, yes? I'll go first. If you want, just cut and paste and replace my answers with yours. 

Your first name: D

What state (or country) do you live in: CT

Your main instrument: Drums

How long have you been playing this instrument: 17 yrs

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 50?

How long have you been a believer: believer or saved? i was raised in the faith

Do you have a hobby (besides music): besides music???? basketball

What do you do for a day gig: Network tech

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: a have a 57 strat on lay-a-way

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Definitely Fred

Outside of Gospel music, Only listen to gospel

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: No

Mac or Windows: pc

MySpace: no way

Who is Jesus: wow.... no matter what I type, it isn't enough..
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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #17 on: December 11, 2007, 02:42:29 PM »
hey I'm a bit late on this one, but I've been away for awhile:

Your first name: well ...It's not Shirley!  I go by Mike

What state (or country) do you live in: Iowa

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 35 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 400 or so

How long have you been a believer: 21 years

Do you have a hobby (besides music): I like to run, play tennis and bike

What do you do for a day gig: Service tech, system networking

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Vox Ac50 2x12, mi audio tube zone, Hendrix classic fuzz

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Glenn pearce, Hillsong, David Crowder, Desperation Band, Israel Houghton, and few others

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: U2, The Yahoos, Steve Earl and some others

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: The home band

Mac or Windows: windows

MySpace:
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=108047553

Who is Jesus:  My Redeemer

 
 
 

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2007, 01:18:50 AM »
Your first name: Walter

What state (or country) do you live in: NJ/CT

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 19 years

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 150+/-

How long have you been a believer: 15 years+

Do you have a hobby (besides music): Playing video games....I just beat Tiger Woods on the Nintendo wii!!!

What do you do for a day gig: full-time touring/session guitarist

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: a Special Ed. Koa Strat with seymor duncans...my baby!!!

Who's your favorite Gospel artist: Tye Tribbett and G.A.

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: D'angelo, Bilal, neo-soul artists

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: Too many to name....Im the only guitarist in Jerz so i get an awful lot of work!!!

Mac or Windows: Windows right now...Mac will be the upgrade soon!!

MySpace: www.myspace.com/waltdaddy02

Who is Jesus: My dude....my best friend and Savior!!

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Re: Who Are You?
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2008, 05:57:35 PM »
Your first name: Albert (You can call me "Al")

What state (or country) Southern California

Your main instrument: Guitar

How long have you been playing this instrument: 12 years (committed last 6)

Do you serve in music ministry: yes

How large is your church: 500+

How long have you been a believer: 4 years+

Do you have a hobby (besides music): Golf, family time, lifting people up!

What do you do for a day gig: Service Manager

What's the last piece of gear that you purchased: Lovepedal Church of Tone 50

Your favorite Gospel artist: Fred Hammond / Israel / Johnny Lang (lately)

Outside of Gospel music, who's your favorite artist: Jeff Golub, Al DiMeola, Joe Bonamassa, Marcus Miller, Frank Gambale, Allan Holdsworth, Buckethead, The Rippingtons

Do you have a band that you play in besides your church band: LWA

Mac or Windows: Windows

MySpace: Not just yet......

Who is Jesus: My Lord, My Father, My Friend, My Saviour..(Thank you Lexy...Forever my lil' girlie)
The Best Is Yet To Come.....
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