I’ve had the pleasure to meet Marc Ford twice in person, and recently interviewed him for Americana Highways. He’s always been the guitar player that inspired me, awed me, and made me listen to the notes he chose, as well as the spaces he left unplayed. He continues to be that inspiration for me and … Continue reading Marc Ford back on the Road
I’m from the old school when it comes to most things in life, especially music. I still buy physical CD’s and Vinyl so I can experience the entire package that the artist is offering up. I do it for many reasons but a few of the most important are because I want to hear the … Continue reading A frank conversation with The Dozens Travis Posey and the struggle to make it in the music business.
I can’t believe that I forgot to put out a post on my website about my new video series…but I did. I’ve taken the next evolutionary step as a writer to include some video and interviews to my portfolio of work. I love the writing but I feel the best way to get the word … Continue reading The Art Inside the Craft video series
I began this article around 2010/2011 and struggled to get enough information to be able to present the whole story. Bits of information here and there from the internet, many Ebay purchases of old Muscle Builder/Power Magazine, talking to family and friends, and I’m still filling in gaps. At some point you just have to … Continue reading Denny Gable
A few years ago I was in a store when the, generally droning, overhead music stopped me in my tracks and caused me to grab my phone in an attempt to capture the music I heard and track down the artist. It was beautiful, but raw, and the lyrics grabbed my attention and wouldn’t let … Continue reading Todd Thibaud and his continuing legacy of great music.
At the Ian Noe/Colter Wall show in October of 2018, I missed grabbing a photo with either of the 2 headliners as they walked the grounds of Codfish Hollow but, was lucky enough to stumble upon drummer Jordan Solly Levine, and Patrick Lyons who handled the lap steel and dobro that night. In hopes of … Continue reading Chicago native, Patrick Lyons, makes his mark on country music.
I had the pleasure of interviewing acclaimed producer Michael Beinhorn to discuss his new pre-production services. It was an amazing phone call and listening to him breakdown, not only why it was necessary, but also why the industry is the way it it, was incredible. He’s been instrumental on a number of ground breaking and … Continue reading Legendary producer Michael Beinhorn
When you listen to the Greyhounds, the cool thing about their sound is the variety of music they draw from when they write. Anthony Farrell’s keyboards bring the funky, R&B, and classic soul flavor, while Andrew Trube has a Texas guitar sound that reminds me of greats like the Vaughan brothers or Doug Sahm. No … Continue reading Andrew Trube of the Greyhounds