May 05, 2016
Alternate Guitar Tunings After studying the guitar for many years, one of my favorite things to do is to twist the tuners into a different tuning. It forces me back to basics of just experimenting and relying on my ears. I find this is a great way to explore creativity. I’m gonna explain some common […]
April 21, 2016
I write this blog to help other guitarists be prepared for situations that arise at gigs, but also in part as a confession of sorts. I’ve played many gigs and have been caught without many things. So, I’ve decided to make a checklist for “you”…that includes 10 things all guitar players need in order to […]
July 31, 2015
You go into a gig and see a person playing a guitar with a monstrous pedal board in front of him. His hands are barely moving, yet he has tons of sounds and noise coming from his rig. Sound familiar? It’s all smoke and mirrors, disguising the fact that the guitarist doesn’t really have a […]
July 13, 2015
Music is a language and to be fluent in any language the skills of conversation, reading and writing, are non-negotiable.
May 14, 2015
Practice is essential to learning music — and anything else, for that matter.
January 14, 2015
A little extra money spent upfront will get you a better instrument with less headaches and repairs.
October 23, 2014
If you aren’t a rockstar touring with roadies, don’t act like it.
October 13, 2014
The 2 and the 4.
September 22, 2014
…throw yourself into the fire. It can inspire you to get better if you have the right attitude.
September 11, 2014
…these 15 will keep you busy for a while.