Through the lens of Carter Tomassi

In my ever expanding hunt for all things Allman Brothers related, I purchased a Carter Tomassi print a year or so ago and mentioned that I would love to interview him about his photographs.  He was wonderfully accommodating throughout the purchase and said that he'd be more than happy to answer any questions I had. ... Continue Reading →


Who wants to start playing guitar 3

Hopefully, the previous 2 posts have given you some confidence and you are starting to strum a little and make some organized noise.  If you've hit those exercises, your fingers will go where you want and form some cool chords.  If you've practiced the CAGED system, hopefully you're hitting chords in different places on the... Continue Reading →

“You Gotta Sin…”

Along with the Podcast that I'm doing with my buddy Rod, I will also throw in some album reviews from some of my favorites over the years. This entire album is as ingrained in my musical vocabulary as "Free Bird" or "Don't Stop Believing" is for the casual radio hits listener.  It's backed by an... Continue Reading →

“The Blues In Black & White”

This past weekend’s adventure was a quick, 24hr, trip to the heart of Chicago and the heart of the Blues, Chess Records.  2120 S Michigan Avenue is still the physical building and has been repurposed as the Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation. My reason for going was to support and meet Kirk West and his... Continue Reading →

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