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Jimmy Herring Interview

Jimmy Herring is one of the world’s premier progressive rock guitarists. He has the uncanny ability to fuse the visceral power of rock with the ingenuity of jazz harmonics without diminishing the essence of either. 302 more words

1753 Chord Melody: back to basics

Students regularly ask me about my approach to solo jazz guitar and especially the improvisational part to it. Do I learn licks, special chord runs, is the improvisation actually more like an arranged variation of the piece, can you still play single line and the list goes on.  392 more words



There are many things I wish to do in my lifetime. I want to see this world, specifically while living out of a van with my  boyfriend. 418 more words


January 17, 9:30pm

I realize now that the short story I posted is a day late, but since I had Monday off, Tuesday felt like my Monday therefore I uploaded my post for short #storimondays. 403 more words


Listening to the Blues Isn't About Being Sad

Eric Clapton once said, “Listening to the blues isn’t about being sad, it’s about rejoicing because someone else knows your pain.” While I’m nearly done with the mastering of my new CD, one of my advanced listeners commented that it was probably the most depressing albums she’d ever heard and characterized it as a relentless emotional “pummeling.” I couldn’t help kind of laughing and saying, “It doesn’t make me sad! 162 more words

Mooer Micro Preamps

Mooer has announced the release of 10 Micro Preamps for NAMM.

The brand has done really well in the mini pedal market (I have seen… 59 more words


New PRS John Mayer Amp

PRS has unveiled the new J-MOD 100 John Mayer Signature amp.

PRS himself, together with Doug Sewell and John Mayer, designed this amp to handle the live work that JM does with Dead & Company. 37 more words