As a musician and teacher, I often get asked about what gear I use or what gear I would recommend for students so I decided to make a list which I will update as I go. If you find this useful article useful, please share it with a friend. I … Continue reading
Vic Juris, jazz guitarist extraordinaire and teacher. Continue reading
As someone who is self-employed in a field that is highly competitive and constantly changing, I knew that pursuing music as a career was going to be a challenge. That was fine for me. In retrospect, I had a huge advantage that many people my age didn’t have when they … Continue reading
Late at night on Nov 2nd, I hit the back right side of my head above my ear, hard enough to wake my sleeping wife. It hurt a lot and I felt dizzy but I didn’t think anything of it. My wife told me that I probably had a concussion … Continue reading
The pandemic and lockdowns have probably been among the most difficult periods ever to be a working musician. It certainly has been the most difficult time in my music career. However, during this time I’ve discovered something amazing, something that I didn’t think was possible. That is, that jamming over … Continue reading
The advantages of online guitar lessons Lessons can be recorded and watched over and over Saves both of us travel time Allows us to work together from any location in the world that has an adequate internet connection Allows us to avoid contact during flu season Video call lessons allow … Continue reading
Here’s a paper I wrote in 2011 on the great reedsman/composer Eric Dolphy. Feel free to contact me if you’d like to discuss.
Buying a guitar is a personal experience like buying shoes or clothing. The instrument should sound good, feel easy to play, and some people also like their instrument to have a certain appearance. The first thing to consider when buying a guitar is what kind of guitar do you want? … Continue reading