Blast from the past

2 07 2009

March 3, 2005, it was four days after my dad and I bought my first drum kit. Here is an excerpt from a blog post on that day:

suddenly, on the lighter side of things…

I christen thee (drum kit): Blackbird, in honor of the character of Orlando Bloom in Black Hawk Down, who had a really cool name but was pathetic enough to accidentally fall off the helicopter even before he had begun his rescue mission.



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5 07 2009
Beat on the doldrums « everyday bananas

[…] epiphany for me, and a great confidence boost. Now I’m excited to dust off the ol’ Blackbird (yes, I named my Gretsch Black Hawk), take out the Zildjian David Chambers artist series (my oldest sticks), and […]

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