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I know the subject of white pianos comes up here on occasion, but I attended a Piano Buddies play-date event in Senoia Ga. this past Sunday, and the host owns a white Yamaha Clavinova. She has a very nice house in an up-scale subdivision just outside of Senoia Ga, where they make a good many movies/TV series in Ga.

Anyway, I didn't get to be in a movie, but I did have a great time with the Piano Buddies group. I got to hear some great Classical piano music, and other contemporary piano music. In keeping with me being the oddball of the group, I played and sang my latest, original blues song.

The Yamaha Clavinova sounded good to be a digital piano, and the clavinova does look the part, for the most part. smile

Here are a few pics.

Amy, our gracious host.

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Sam Smith, and wife Lourie; they played a piano/clarinet duet, which was great!

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Sam at the piano

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Great photos, as always!! Those Piano Buddies events are really great!!

The piano looks very nice, I bet it looks great with her decor!


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Thanks for sharing! Just out of curiosity, how do you post / embed photos like you posted up here without having links to click? thank you!


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Originally Posted by navi9187
Thanks for sharing! Just out of curiosity, how do you post / embed photos like you posted up here without having links to click? thank you!

I actually had links where the photos were posted, which are on a non-published website that Laurie, Sam's wife, manages. The photos are also on Laurie's Facebook page here. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=laurie.searle.50&set=a.3985821668130610


Oh and I forgot the photo of Della (sorry, Della:-):

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It looks like great fun and I bet you sang and played well as always Rick. Wish I could be there !

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Ohhhhh....very very nice. A Clavinova? The white Yamaha looks more like an Avantgrand. Whichever, it’s a white piano I could appreciate. smile Thank you for sharing.


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Looks like fun, as always!


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Ohhhhh, I need something like this in my life, it looks SO fun!!! 😍😍😍


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Ohhhhh, I need something like this in my life, it looks SO fun!!! 😍😍😍


If you're hosting, I know my girls would love to re-visit Niagara Falls! thumb


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I would love to host one of those!


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Ohhhhh, I need something like this in my life, it looks SO fun!!! 😍😍😍


If you're hosting, I know my girls would love to re-visit Niagara Falls! thumb
Can I come too ., ooh not vaccinated not allowed ....oh daan !

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So much fun! Thank you for sharing!!!

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Ohhhhh, I need something like this in my life, it looks SO fun!!! 😍😍😍


If you're hosting, I know my girls would love to re-visit Niagara Falls! thumb
Can I come too ., ooh not vaccinated not allowed ....oh daan !

Yeah, on a serious note, we’re not doing much socializing these days. frown


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Looks like a great event! I don’t think indoor gatherings are happening in my area either...

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These pictures are SUPERB. I can feel your happiness when playing the piano.

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Rick sings great! And writes his own songs. If you don't follow him on youtube, then you are missing out. He sang another of his original songs and "Blueberry Hill".

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Rick sings great! And writes his own songs. If you don't follow him on youtube, then you are missing out. He sang another of his original songs and "Blueberry Hill".

Sam

Thanks for the honorable mention, Sam! I always enjoy the Piano Buddies events, and I enjoy watching and listening to the others play. I play mostly by ear, but have an interest in learning to read music. I can read some, but not enough to put a piece of music in front of me and go at it. It's like I always had so much fun playing by ear, and doing it in my own way, as well as writing my own songs and arraignments.

All the other Piano Buddies members can read music, and read very well. Sam is a highly accomplished Classical pianist, and has a personality that is just as good as his skills at the piano. Some of the Piano Buddies members are full-time piano teachers, some Church pianists, and some are beginners or just past the beginners stage.

What I like most about the group is the support and encouragement we give each other. It's not like, "I can play better than you". It's like, "we all enjoy each others music and try to learn from each other, and enjoy each others company".

I like hanging out with good people, and smart people, because that is how you learn. The Piano Buddies group are good people, and smart people, and good pianists/musicians.

Sam and his wife, Laurie, are the groups leaders/coordinators, and he is always open to inviting others in the area, or even far away, who are interested, to join the group and participate in the play-dates/recitals.

And, there are other fringe benefits...my Piano Buddies coffee cup this morning. smile

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