No, but a cello is the perfect string bass for an accordion. Works with it beautifully.
I regarded drugs as somewhat like rattlesnakes - it's possible to pick one up without getting bit, but why bother?
So when I got out of the military, I went back to school in biology, and earned a biology degree at the University of Texas, and then did some graduate work in it.
I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting.
In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over.