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Perched high atop a high desert hill a couple of miles west of Mosier, Oregon, sits a magical barn, of sorts. In fact, it’s not really a barn at all. Continue reading
Hello all. Long time… I have backed off of the online stuff for awhile, so there hasn’t been anything new here for some time. So, tell us something we DON’T know, right? Yeah. Ok. Here’s the new deal. I have … Continue reading
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