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I’m excited and (dare I say?) proud to announce the release of my latest CD, “Captured.” You can hear a few samples here. It’s a collection of original songs by myself and a few of my songwriting friends, Moe Dixon, … Continue reading
Hey y’all, I’m coming to you from the beautiful Grande Ronde Valley wherein sits the town of my birth and youth, La Grande, Oregon. This weekend is a family visit to my parents’ place, where my folks have lived for … Continue reading
Since I have had inquiries regarding some health issues I’ve been discovering it seems appropriate to bring those of you who are interested up to date: I have aortic stenosis, and of late a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease has been … Continue reading
Simply put, an “interval” in music describes the “distance” between two notes. There are many intervals to describe the many two note possibilities.
What is a Major Key? A major key is made up of the notes of the major scale, with the first note being the same note as the key. For example, the key of C is made up of the notes … Continue reading
Pattern Visualization as a Core Structure This morning I’m thinking about how I use pattern visualization as a core structure to base guitar playing around. Please note that I don’t mean this is the ONLY structure or concept to utilize, … Continue reading
Let’s be straight. Life on this planet is going to get a lot more difficult before there’s a chance it will get better. We’ve let this climate thing go so long now that the best we can hope for is … Continue reading
Man, it’s crazy out there these days! It’s ever more difficult to keep a positive attitude what with the apparent lack of intelligence and sense of reality to understand the many challenges facing humanity, the lack of empathy, and compassion … Continue reading
…with gettin’ somethin’… maybe. That’s what I’m flirtin’ with. D’oh! Man, I hope not. I have a couple of weddings to play this weekend and it won’t be fun if I do indeed go down the sick-o path. I will … Continue reading