New videos of an original tune and a composition by the great John McLaughlin from the album Friday Night in San Francisco.
Here's a quick review and demo of a guitar build by Sioux Falls, SD luthier Dan Ryerson. Enjoy!
Shot some fun video at the Lyndale Park Rose Garden in Minneapolis. Enjoy!
New solo guitar videos! The audio was recorded direct using a TC Electronic Bodyrez and Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 interface. Thanks for watching!
I'll be teaching some fun guitar and ukulele workshops Sept 14-18 at the Phoenix Theater:
Final Performance: Sunday 9/20, 12pm at Phoenix Theater
For registration and more info, visit:
Thanks and hope to see you all there!
Now you can find Orchestra for Ants at http://orchestraforants.weebly.com/
Thanks to Bill Cameron for the photos from "Visual Grooves" at the Bedlam Theatre.
The evening featured dance/music collaborations from Molly Kay Stolz, Brasszilla, Matt Marka, Jennifer Mack, Ruth Glaeser, and me, and focused on rhythmically-motivated interactions between dancers and musicians.
Molly Kay Stoltz, Bob DeBoer, and Erinn Liebhard co-presented the event.
A special thanks to Jon Wood for curating the MN Jazz Guitar Summit at Jazz Central on Jan 16. Performers included Joan Griffith, Dean Granros, Chris Olson, Reuben Ristrom, Zacc Harris, David Feily, Geoff LeCrone, Chris Bates (Bass), Mac Santiago (drums), Jon Wood, Park Evans, Nick Champeau, and me.
Here are some photos of "A Guitar Trio" with Nick Champeau and Park Evans. Thanks Andrea Canter!
Anastasia Verdoljak, Taïs Szilagi, Dennis Shafer, Samuel Hickok and I had a great week teaching at the 2014 DVCC Performing Arts Camp this past July. Samuel Hickok founded the camp and has directed it for the past 5 years. Every July we offer classes in drama, dance, choir, guitar, woodwinds, writing music, strings, ukulele, jazz improv, and sound painting for students grade 1-8. Whew!!
On June 15, I took part in Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre's new Sunday Series. I performed with fellow guitarist Thomas Nordlund; the set ranged from flamenco-influenced compositions to arrangements off of Beck's Sea Change album. A fun night and a supportive audience!