Introduction I don’t really consider myself a songwriter. I spend most of my time as a musician in the sideman position. A role that keeps
Introduction This blog post is about improvisation, the concept of determinism, and what happens at the intersection of the two. My primary goal is to
This month’s blog post features a conversation I had with my friend Brett Staggs. In our talk, we discussed emotional musicianship versus academic musicianship by asking each
This is the story of my evolution as a lead guitarist. I’ve used audio and video recordings, and in some cases, full transcriptions to tell it.
Talent, like everything else in the known universe, seems to arise from prior causes. Namely, genetically-guided brain physiology, and environmentally-guided thoughts and intentions. Talent, therefore, comes in
If you guys are anything like me, then you probably struggle to maintain consistent practice habits. A recap of a typical week of practice may