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CAPTURED

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

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La Grande Visit and Gorge Shows

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

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Status Update

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

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Guitar Intervals

Simply put, an “interval” in music describes the “distance” between two notes. There are many intervals to describe the many two note possibilities.
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Harmonized Major Scale Basics

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

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Strength and Courage with Love

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

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What a … World

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

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Flirtin’ with it…

…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

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Sunday Stuff

Good morning y’all! We’re back home in the Gorge now after taking a few days to relax and recharge at the coast and points in-between there and here. It was an effective plan since we are indeed recharged and back … Continue reading

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Cape Disappointment – NOT disappointing

Hey y’all, Coming to you from Cape Disappointment where Annie and I (and the Squeekster…) are taking a couple of days to play and freshen up after all the fire and smoke and stress in our beautiful Gorge. It’s great! … Continue reading

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