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#2111693 - 07/02/13 04:21 PM The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club  
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 10,873
Steve Cohen Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
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This is my 9,996th post on Piano World. 99.9% of which have been on the Piano Forum. In a few posts I will become the 11th person to have 10,000 posts. Seeing this as a milestone I have been reflecting on my life in the industry. Fortunately, I won't go into detail on that here!!!

However, in summary, I've had, and continue to have a great life and career. I started in my father's shop at age 7 and still am active at the store, as an industry consultant and as a Contributing Editor and consultant to Piano Buyer. The piano industry is a fascinating industry, particularly from the inside. Regularly conversing with the owners or upper management of virtually every major manufacturer as well as many, many piano retailers, technicians and other industry pros has enriched my life...as has my many encounters here at the Piano Forum.

Thank you all!

And a special thanks to Larry Fine, a great author and a wonderful person.



Piano Industry Consultant- http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-cohen/6/b92/b80

Consultant & Contributing Editor - Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer

Jasons Music
Maryland/DC/No. VA
Since 1937.

www.jasonsmusic.com
My postings, unless stated otherwise, are my personal opinions, not those of my clients.
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#2111698 - 07/02/13 04:22 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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That is pretty awesome...I think I have a long way ahead of me to become part of that club! laugh


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#2111765 - 07/02/13 06:42 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Congratulations, Steve!

You are certainly one of the industry icons here on Piano World! We appreciate your valuable contributions to the forum, past present and future! smile

Rick



Piano enthusiast and amateur musician: "Treat others the way you would like to be treated". Yamaha C7. YouTube Channel
#2111773 - 07/02/13 06:56 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Is 10,000 a lot of posts??

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#2111779 - 07/02/13 07:05 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Is 10,000 a lot of posts??


Hah!

Congrats, Steve. I'll be joining you at some point. smile

#2111824 - 07/02/13 08:43 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Gee, I guess I haven't hit that +1 enough grin

Congrats Steve, now go sell something.


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#2111825 - 07/02/13 08:44 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: master88er]  
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Steve Cohen Offline
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Originally Posted by master88er
Gee, I guess I haven't hit that +1 enough grin

Congrats Steve, now go sell something.


If a real shopper came in I'd think it was a mirage!


Piano Industry Consultant- http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-cohen/6/b92/b80

Consultant & Contributing Editor - Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer

Jasons Music
Maryland/DC/No. VA
Since 1937.

www.jasonsmusic.com
My postings, unless stated otherwise, are my personal opinions, not those of my clients.
#2111827 - 07/02/13 08:54 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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10,000 posts--is that anything like 10,000 hours for mastery of piano?... or maybe not.

Congrats anyway.


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Chopin, Waltz in E minor (op. posth.)
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#2111866 - 07/02/13 11:01 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Jersey Shore
And you don't even play as I understand...

Is that true?

#2111869 - 07/02/13 11:03 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Jersey Shore
He's hanging on that 9999...lol

#2111876 - 07/02/13 11:22 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Steve just needs some time to arrange for the heralding trumpets.


Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.
#2111878 - 07/02/13 11:23 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]  
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Anyone with that many posts seriously needs to get a life!


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#2111901 - 07/02/13 11:53 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: BDB]  
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Originally Posted by BDB
Anyone with that many posts seriously needs to get a life!

(Tee-Hee-Hee)


Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.

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