|Posted on June 25, 2014 at 8:15 AM||comments (0)|
As a full time musician, I find myself enjoying and appreciating music by artists in all different types of musical genres. There's something to like in every genre (yes, even hip hop) and even if I cannot perform or write for those genres myself, I find myself drawn to the excellence and artistry that many performers put out there.
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|Posted on August 13, 2013 at 8:00 AM||comments (0)|
A friend of mine posted this video on my Facebook wall, knowing full well I wouldn't be able to resist posting it on my website. I am always on the lookout for people doing innovative things in music performance, and this is definitely unique. It's probably not an innovati...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 30, 2013 at 3:35 PM||comments (0)|
Here again is another example of what happens when a young person finds what they have a high aptitude for early on and devotes their time and energy on mastering the skills of music performance. This YouTube video, posted less that 24 hours ago, already has over 5,000 plus views and has been picked up by Lifehacker and other sites.Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 11, 2013 at 8:05 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on June 5, 2013 at 9:10 AM||comments (0)|
The following is a guest article featuring a hands-on approach to performing popular rock guitar material.Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 20, 2013 at 8:00 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:30 PM||comments (0)|
It's hard to be in American culture right now and not have been exposed to Gotye's "Someone That I Used to Know". It's a simple song in D Dorian that has really lit a fire in the hearts of many. As with most immensely popular songs, it has been covered, reinvented, remixed, and mashed-up thousands of times on the internet. Some of these reinventions are extremely popular as well, ganering hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube. I shared one of those covers once before when the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 17, 2012 at 8:00 AM||comments (0)|
The following article is a guest post.
I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that there are lots of kids out there who want to learn guitar because they want to play like [insert guitar god here]. The bad news is that there are lots of kids out there who want to learn guitar because they want to play like [insert guitar god here].
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|Posted on January 14, 2012 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
This particular performance is not of the caliber I normally include in the Great Performances series, but the novelty of how it is being performed is worth observing. Walk Off The Earth is an Ontario-based independent contemporary band that specializes in inventive covers of popular songs and their own originals, This particular cover of "Somebody I Used to Know" by Goyte was shared with me on Google Plus. All five members of the band play one acoustic guitar, each taking a piece of the comp...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 4, 2011 at 8:21 AM||comments (0)|