This week Ted Eschliman author of, “Getting into Jazz Mandolin,” used a video of mine as an example of chord economy and chord inversions. I’d like to thank the people of Jazzmando.com for featuring me in their weekly tip column. It is surreal being on the other side of the lesson, although it drove home […]
I play once through the Miles Davis tune, “All Blues,” in the video below. “Kind of Blue,” being one of my favorite albums I often find my fingers trying to emulate it’s sounds. Thanks to the archives at Mel Bay some of my favorite album’s signature sounds have become tactile. A small dose of music […]
This is the first recording in a series of backtracks I will be posting to my site. The tracks are meant to be played along to as practice for musicians tackling any instrument. I am in 440 tuning at 96bp, playing the song “Sweet Georgia Brown,” in the key of F which cromatically walks down […]
Here is an original composition of mine. It’s two mandolin tracks by me. At the time my Guitar was getting a tune up. Nothing too sophisticated going on, no lyrics, just some easy listening I had in my head. The title is ironic on many levels. More to come! Here is Picky.
I set up my recording gear yesterday and put down a few tracks. Look out for many more to come. At some point I pretended to play Django Reinhardt classic, Nuages.