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A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.
Many people who excel are self-taught.
My brother Carl taught me how to play bass. I'm a self-taught keyboard player, though - I figured out our harmonies at the piano.
I have a four-and-a-half-, nearly five-octave range. I probably should have had extra lessons as a child, as I am certain my family heard my potential, but I didn't. I was in the choir as a schoolgirl, but really, it is all self-taught.
Over the years my mom has become a self-taught Biblical scholar.
Kathie Lee Gifford
I consider myself something of a self-taught anthropologist. I try not to talk about something unless it's something I love. But if it's something that really annoys me, I fixate on it, learn something about it and then, when I'm onstage, it comes out.
I was in a band in high school and college and I always had a love for music, but I didn't go to a conservatory or anything like that. I was fairly self-taught.
I think the ability to focus is a thread that runs through so-called successful people. And that's something that can be developed. It can be self-taught.
Fred L. Turner
I'm pretty much a self-taught player. My swing hasn't changed a whole lot, I don't think. But I watch a lot of people.
I got my first guitar in October of 1968. I'm self-taught.
I started out making personal pieces, and realized that I actually like designing. I am self-taught, so I had a lot to learn technically.
I am a self-taught guitarist. I just try to piece together passages that have some melodic value!
I started off with violin, then I started learning guitar, then I went to piano. But I self-taught piano just because I enjoyed it. I've always really enjoyed music.
I'm a self-taught musician aside from what I've been able to pick up from other players.
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