Just read this wonderful, heart-warming, and inspirational post by Don Massenzio on his “former life” as a musician. Hope you guys will take time to check it out and pass it along. It’s well worth it!
I’ve noticed as I associate with other creative types, many of our fellow authors have other creative pursuits that they pursue. Mine has been my lifelong alter-ego as a musician.
It didn’t happen by accident. My father and brother were huge influences on my pursuit of this ‘hobby’. As a writer, I have used music as a device in the lives of my characters.
I thought I would go through my early influences and musical life through the decades just to show how much of a part of my life it has been.
Anyone doubting the effects of growing up around musicians has never been around my family. The earliest images of one of my big influences playing music was from my dad. He was in the Army Air Corps (pre-Air Force) during World War II. He had a brother killed at Normandy prior to joining the effort…
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