November 05, 2014
This is the sound guy’s realm, and like it or not, you sound is in his hands for the evening.
September 13, 2014
The pedal should be an extension of your playing. Try to maintain that “live” feel…
February 11, 2014
If you want to get over stage fright, play on the stage more.
January 23, 2014
(Recording is) the equivalent to a height chart for your musical growth.
December 01, 2013
Space is an often overlooked principle of music. The power of silence and patience is a virtue that all musicians need.
November 22, 2013
Now, we are going to dive into three basic approaches to soloing. This is a lesson I learned from my good friend Jim Mings. I’ll never forget when he told me, “There are three basic ways to solo: scales, melodies, and chords.”
October 11, 2013
Stay sharp, stay focused, and take advantage of those small moments. They may be the only thing standing in the way of your becoming the musician you want to be.
September 23, 2013
If you get any solid wood at all, get it on the top. The top of the guitar is the most important for the sound. Solid tops sound better, and they will continue to sound better with age.