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David Wallimann
post May 19 2009, 08:55 PM
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Hi guys!
Just wanted to explain why I haven't been very active here this past month.
I'm getting burned out folks. Don't get me wrong, I love music still but since I chose to do music as a living, I slowly lost the pleasure I once felt on the instrument.
I'm sure it will come back though!
I just need some time off I think from teaching. It's hard to manage teaching at GMC (which rocks of course!), teaching my regular students locally, and finishing up some recording projects as well.
Anyways, just wanted to explain why I've been a little quiet.
I'll be back refreshed after a little break though! :-)



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post May 19 2009, 09:59 PM
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Take it easy, take care and don't push yourself over that threshold you're getting close to!
Enjoy your rest, think of other things. We want to back in one piece smile.gif


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Chris Evans
post May 19 2009, 10:06 PM
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totally understand, I`m just returning from a little spell like this and its not my full time job, cya soon smile.gif


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Lian Gerbino
post May 19 2009, 10:06 PM
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oh man, bad to hear that... I know what you mean. and I think many of us felt the same in one point. don´t give up, you´ll find the way to take the pleasure back.

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Muris Varajic
post May 19 2009, 10:09 PM
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It happens David, take some time to refill your batteries! smile.gif


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post May 19 2009, 10:11 PM
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Sorry to hear David, I'm sure you'll recover the feeling really soon mate, you are an awesome guitarist. Relax a bit & you'll be rocking GMC again in no time wink.gif


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post May 19 2009, 10:11 PM
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I hope you will be back soon David.
Good luck with your new website ! I am sure that has taken a lot of energy and creativity out of you as well smile.gif


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post May 19 2009, 10:17 PM
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David You are an superb player, I listen to Your album and love it:) Hope everything will sort soon;)


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post May 19 2009, 10:41 PM
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You're not only a great player but also a really nice guy. I always enjoy reading your posts David. Like others have said recharge your batteries and look forward to having you back very soon.
Take care in the mean time.


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post May 19 2009, 10:51 PM
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Hi David! Even though I currently don't have a subscription due to lots of real life stuff going on, I just wanted to post a quick note that I've really enjoyed just listening to your lessons, and I hope you'll come back refreshed and with the same enthousiasm as the lessons you currently posted!
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post May 19 2009, 10:57 PM
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Stuff like that happens David, just relax and do other things for a bit smile.gif
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post May 19 2009, 10:58 PM
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o man David, please come back soon, its not the same without u


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post May 19 2009, 11:16 PM
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We all have these moments man, and they will pass, just take some time as you said. You are a great guy, great musician, normal and clever person, you'll know what to do! Cheers mate smile.gif


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post May 19 2009, 11:20 PM
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I hope you get the enjoyment back again soon David!! In the meantime just enjoy some time out and recharge yourself!!!
I look forward to you coming back!!!
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post May 19 2009, 11:55 PM
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Take your time man. I am sure you can rock again soon smile.gif


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post May 20 2009, 12:06 AM
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I can even appreciate the fact that you admit such a thing. You're making a living out of music and you still confess that it can still go on your nerves. That's wonderful attitude and I'm 200% sure you'll regain yourself in no time...

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post May 20 2009, 02:34 AM
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David, you have been an inspiration to myself and others - you deserve some quiet time, so just chill and come back even stronger!


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post May 20 2009, 02:48 AM
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David, I have always loved your playing, lessons, collabs and the friendship / help that you have offered me .

It's kind of funny because I decided to take a break myself to, so when I read your post it made me feel better. smile.gif Thanks for that! We all need a break at some point!

I know you will be back soon, stronger and with great ideas of how to make us all better players.

Enjoy your time off bro! Everyone needs a vacation right? wink.gif

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post May 20 2009, 02:54 AM
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I'm doing the same thing myself. Every one burns out sooner or later.....no matter how much they love something. You'll know when it is time to come back. Music should be fun....even if it is your job. tongue.gif laugh.gif
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post May 20 2009, 03:04 AM
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Come back soon David. Like a lot of us, I just came back from a bit of a break myself.


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