“This world is all a fleeting show, For man’s illusion given.” – Thomas Moore A Review of Neal Thompson’s A Curious Man – The Strange & Brilliant Life of[ . . . ]
The ‘70s were all about dangerous Dobermans. “The Amazing Dobermans,” “The Doberman Gang” “Daring Dobermans,” “Trapped,” even one of my favorite Columbo episodes, “How to Dial a Murder” featured a[ . . . ]
I have been reading Harry Bosch novels for years. “Trunk Music” was the first Connelly book I ever read. “The Poet” was my second… and I have not stopped reading[ . . . ]
He also goes on to point out the idiosyncratic nature of the amp/guitar combo and the effect each will have on altering your playing and performance. The sonic epiphanies will astound you.
They say: “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” Meaning there is a good foundation to the suspicion of a situation. Woody Guthrie sang about the atrocity of the 1913 Massacre, also[ . . . ]
I was a child in the seventies and had the great fortune of being raised in a house of music. Because of this, I became a musician and vocalist myself as a teenager.
It was Bach’s Bouree alone that got me interested in classical guitar and a lifelong obsession and passion for his work and the classical guitar instrument. I started as a[ . . . ]
This book reads like a modern-day version of Thucydides, the Greek historian, The History of the Peloponnesian War and the corruption of language.
John Barry is hands down my favorite film composer of all time. I was singing “Born Free” at age three and fell in love with “Diamonds Are Forever” as a[ . . . ]
In the words of Paul McCartney, “Baby, I’m Amazed…” Music Reading for Guitar by David Oakes is the book truly changed my life and I am reading music once and[ . . . ]
“Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.” – Jorge Luis Borges I think the same could be said of guitarists, or singers for that matter, relating to this quote.[ . . . ]