Your role model/hero?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Mesmerist, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. Mesmerist

    Mesmerist Well-Known Member

    In Hypnotherapy there is a technique called "modelling" in which under trance conditions you choose to become the person that you most consider has the qualities you wish to emulate for your particular chosen task. So who would you choose and why?:)

    personally because of his charm and abilities on flugel for me it is Mr John Doyle...
    for style and elegance Audrey Hepburn...
    for fitness "sportacus"...
    for business acumen Sir Alan Sugar...
     
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  3. Hells Bones

    Hells Bones Active Member

    For playing the Trombone. Mr Joseph Alessi. His Carmen Suite still amazes me.
    For being the man I want and try to be, I have no idea. The exact opposite of the qualities of some of people I grew up with.
     
  4. The Wherryman

    The Wherryman Active Member

    Fred Dibnah -
    for his unbelievable head for heights, knowledge of things mechanical (particularly old and steamy) and zest for life.
     
  5. 2nd man down

    2nd man down Moderator Staff Member


    Good choice! :clap:
     
  6. leisa

    leisa Active Member

    Playing wise, Ive got loads...Roger Webster, Alan Morrisson, William Rushworth, Peter Roberts, Iwan Williams, to name a few.

    Life wise, i guess friends and family.
     
  7. Masterblaster jnr

    Masterblaster jnr Active Member

    Band wise-Jens Lindemann, Fantastic Sound, even better personality and can play high for ages and not tire and people laugh at his jokes. Only problem is he plays trumpet and i play horn.
     
  8. Aussie Tuba

    Aussie Tuba Member

    Band wise Steve Sykes
     
  9. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member

    For positive and determined attitude to life and battling against all it can throw at you - Jane Tomlinson.

    For looks, body shape and general karma - Gandhi

    For dress sense and style - Shirley Bassey/Bill Oddie

    For musical qualities and turning a deaf ear to critics - Ludwig Van

    For brass band stickability - Keith Fairburn (Kippax till I die)

    For being the nicest number in tmpville - 499
     
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  10. no2taz

    no2taz Member

    In Banding I grew up wanting to be Wynton Marsalis and played allong to all his CD's ( clasical style that is ) then i discovered David Daws and that golden sound...

    If i could have a grain of either of the talent that these two display i would be happy...

    In life it would have to be my dear mom and dad ( Awww bless )
     
  11. The Wherryman

    The Wherryman Active Member

    I want to be Bill Gates.....




    Hmmm...no, I want to be ME, but with Bill Gates' money!
     
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  13. Chunky

    Chunky Active Member

    :clap: Nice one Mr B

    For me one man I admired above all, my grandfather. Taught me to fish, play rugby, drink beer. And above all a great guiding light.

    Outside of family and friends Martin Johnson is a man who I never tire of listening to. What a leader.
     
  14. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    I don't even want to know about some of these! :)

    My two heroes while growing up were Fr Jock McGovern, my music teacher and Ernie Appleyard who conducted Eagley when I first started playing.

    As for later life, Neil Parkinson comes close to being a hero.

    ...
     
  15. six pints

    six pints Active Member

    My grandad. Anyone who has met him will know why!
     

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