Sunday, November 20, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Recent Session - Mercury Plains, composer Austin Wintory

I played acoustic guitar, mandolin, electric guitar and baritone electric on this film....

Recent Session - Deepwater Horizon, composer Steve Jablonsky

I played a Fender Jazz Bass, Fender American Standard Stratocaster guitar, a Martin D-35 acoustic and Gretsch Resonator guitar on the very ending credits on the film Deepwater Horizon.  You have to stay to the bitter end to hear it or you can just listen below...

Also used...

Elixir Strings - acoustic and electric sets.
Wegen Picks.
Golden Gate slide guitar convertor.  Convert any acoustic guitar or round neck dobro into a raised action square-neck type dobro.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Session Ace Michael Thompson

Here's a compilation of 30 years of session work by guitarist and friend Michael Thompson.

And an interview with him by Tim Pierce and Pete Thorn.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Cool Skill - Natural Harmonics

My latest YouTubery offering (and my 400th post!)...

Watch to the end to learn a cool Eddie Van Halen trick.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016

Practically Toto - "Lowdown" - Boz Scaggs

Boz Scaggs could be credited with creating Toto, he used them so much on his records.  He gave them lots of opportunities to play under the pressure of the studio, with the "red-light on". On this record....

David Paich - Keyboards, Mini-Moog & ARP
Jeff Porcaro - Drums
David Hungate - Bass


Fred Tackett and Louie Shelton on Guitars.