Anyone here have musical parents? Interested to hear peoples stories: Sometimes you get great musos from musical parents (Dweezil, Norah Jones etc), sometimes people get music "forced" on them, sometimes musical genius comes out of nowhere...
My dad is a singer, played in lots of cover bands in the 70s and 80s. Being Tasmania I still come across guys that know my dad or used to go see him play. He's got a great voice, something I wish I inherited. I sing a few songs in our band, but yeah, I'm not quite as good as my dad.
Here's a link to a myspace page one of his old band members set up - http://www.myspace.com/dctenz/
He got me into playing guitar when I was about 12, and I guess I was fortunate that my parents were able to provide for me and buy me a guitar and amp. Strangely I started on electric, and didn't play much acoustic until later on in life. I didn't have music lessons and I still know little theory, which is something I intend to change... one day...
I intend to give my children the same opportunity, if they're interested in music I will provide instrument/s for them and teach them as much as I can.
How about you?