Yousician

Hey all!

Check out this app.. it's great.. especially for beginners.  It's available on Apple, Android, and Mac or Windows Desktop.  

The most difficult stage for most aspiring guitarists is the very beginning.  The beginner student's…

placeholder

Birthday

Thanks for all of the birthday messages!  The big 3-8.. Time flies when you're having fun!  

placeholder

sober thoughts

Hey, just some sober thoughts today..

Remember that the universe is not necessarily personal! If you have a horrible day/week/monthyear.. your car explodes, your house burns down, everyone you know gets cancer or disappears, your favorite pet decides to move…

placeholder

Thoughts on us vs. them

The problem lies not in the arrows, stones and spears being thrown from one side of the fence to the other. The problem lies in the very IDEA.. The idea that we are divided, that we are not the same…

placeholder

“Hoodoo Blues” EP Released

Greetings! It is my great pleasure to announce the release of “Hoodoo Blues”, the latest blues EP from Sam Hooper and yours truly!

Go ahead and click play.  Groove with the tunes while I give you some background..

The story:

placeholder

The 10 Commandments of Jam

Recent wisdom from one of the most soulful, lyrical and melodic guitarists alive.. Mr. Derek Trucks:

1. Just listen.
Make sure that when you’re on stage with others, you are paying attention to what’s going on and not getting self-involved…

placeholder

Shantaram

I just finished Shantaram, by Gregory David Roberts.

“For this is what we do. Put one foot forward and then the other. Lift our eyes to the snarl and smile of the world once more. Think. Act. Feel. Add…

placeholder

Pro Guitarist Tips e1

PRO GUITARIST TIPS – EPISODE 1 – TAKING CARE OF YOUR INSTRUMENT

Greetings!  In keeping with my intention to blog more regularly, I’ve decided to post some of the knowledge I’ve accumulated over the years as a professional musician.  These…

placeholder

My Year in a Nutshell

Hi.  It’s been a while!  Yeeaahh, sorry.  I wish I could say I’ve been busy, but really I’ve just been.. neglectful.  I have been a little busy, but I apologize for keeping my beloved readers (all 4 of you.. Hi…

placeholder

New Videos from Beijing!

 

21 Days in Jail (by Magic Sam), with a little Mansquito (by Duke Levine) thrown in!

 

Money (by the Beatles)

Performed by:
Mike Null – Guitar and Lead Vocals
Daniel ‘DZ’ Zylinski – Bass
Nancy J Brown – Backing Vocals…

placeholder

So what’s new?

Most of my posts on this blog are usually of a more promotional nature, but I hope you, the reader, will enjoy this post of a more personal nature.

So, let’s see, what’s new?  Well, I’m currently playing with some…