Sweetwater Gearfest

July 10, 2017

sweetwater gearfest

Recently I was fortunate to join the Bose “Club B” team with Eldorado Brown at Sweetwater’s Gearfest 2017. Eldorado Brown uses Bose gear for all our shows, and it is truly amazing. If you’ve never been to Gearfest before, I’d start making plans to go next year, as it is a free event where you… ( read more )

Facebook LIVE Concert

December 23, 2016

on set at Monell Communications

Last night I did my first Facebook Live event, thanks to my friends Ray Monell and Eric Monell at Monell Communications in Beavercreek Ohio. We did three of the songs from “TWO” unplugged, and it was BIG fun. Joining me are Lee Swisher on guitar, and John Hughes on bass. Here’s the video: This was… ( read more )

I’m Not The Only One

December 7, 2016

Taylor Hawkins of the foo fighters by Oxfordshire and London based photographer Andrew Ogilvy

So I just read a great interview with Taylor Hawkins, drummer for the Foo Fighters. I really love the Foo Fighters. I personally think they are the only rock band that understand the music business today. They don’t just release records anymore, they release works of art with a story told via video media (Sound… ( read more )

Music Business Success

November 27, 2016

dice records

It’s funny how the definition of success changes over time, especially in the music business. Case in point… In the mid-eighties, I was young, hungry, and scrappy. I wanted to make a living playing music. I tried going to Wright State to further my education, but college was just not for me. Ever since I’d… ( read more )

A great big THANK YOU!

November 25, 2016

thank you

It’s Thanksgiving 2016, and I’m just days away from releasing “Two” my second CD. Maybe I’m getting sentimental in my old age (or maybe I’ve had too much turkey), but I’m extremely thankful today. I’d like to take a few minutes to say thank you to a number of amazingly talented people who have helped me through the recording and mixing process.