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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A to Z Challenge - 2016

K is for...

Keyboard.  I have something else planned for the letter "P" so I'm not going to do piano, but keyboard seemed to fit with my musical theme just as well.

A keyboard is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands.

I've seen Billy Joel use a keyboard a couple of times.


I've seen Neil Geraldo use a keyboard to sing to Pat Benatar.



Sir Paul McCartney can use a keyboard pretty well, I guess,



and Benmont Tench with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers can run his fingers up and down the ivories too.  


This is the only keyboard I know how to use, but I have had a lot of practice using it!


                                                                                     





















That's all I have for today.  Still trying to decide what I'm going to use for the letter "L," but hopefully it will be something that catches your interest.  Have a look at some of the other blog participants in our A to Z challenge and make sure to leave a comment here and let me know what you think.  Are you a musical keyboardist or a transcriptionist like me?


5 comments:

  1. The computer keyboard is the only keyboard I can manage and there are days when it manages me instead.

    Mason
    Alex's Ninja Minion

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    1. Hey Mason, I agree, although usually I blame my fingers, not the keyboard. :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. I'm a typewriting sort of girl, not a keyboard playing girl. I admire anyone who can play a keyboard instrument. Seems impossible to do to me. Also, your wedding rings are beautiful.

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    1. Hi Ally! Yes, my fingers can go pretty fast on the typewriter keyboard but not the musical one. I just recently got the enhancer to go around my wedding rings. Figured after 32 years they needed a boost :)

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  3. I like when Daryl Hall plays the keyboard and sings. He went to my high school, though years ahead.

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