Archival Footage

Uncategorized Oct 31, 2019
As a kid, I would sometimes go with my dad to the drugstore to pick up our copy of the Sunday New York Times. The drugstore only stocked it by request, so to pick up your Times, you had to walk through the store to a back room...
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The Bebop Rabbit Hole

Uncategorized Oct 24, 2019
I've worked in my current studio for coming up on two years now, and it's a fabulous space, but right on a major street in East Austin, so I had to basically board up the windows in my room to mitigate the traffic sounds outside. You can still...
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Playlist Error Fixed!

Uncategorized Oct 24, 2019
If you got a 404 Error code when you clicked on the link to my playlist page this morning, it has been fixed! You can try it again from here:
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Last Call for The Fingerstyle Five Membership

Uncategorized Oct 15, 2019
Registration for The Fingerstyle Five membership closes in one hour, at 11pm CST. I know I've been talking about this for the past three weeks, but you know what? I still haven't decided if I should be capitalizing the "T" in "the" or not. Is it...
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Membership Walkthrough

Uncategorized Oct 15, 2019
In my live Zoom session yesterday, I played through versions of "Sweet Home Chicago" and "St. James Infirmary" to illustrate how a month of lessons would look in the Fingerstyle Five membership. I've posted a link to the replay below, and in it,...
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Combustible Coif

Uncategorized Oct 15, 2019
So dig it. Today is the last day to sign up for my new membership, The Fingerstyle Five. And I know there is nothing more annoying than getting a bunch of emails where some guy is writing like his hair is on fire, yelling "it's your LAST CHANCE,...
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Membership Demo and Q&A

Uncategorized Oct 14, 2019
I'll be hosting a live-online session on Zoom this afternoon at 3pm CST to answer questions about my new membership program. Nearly a hundred people are already signed up for The Fingerstyle Five and working through a dozen preliminary...
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Answers To Questions About The Membership

Uncategorized Oct 12, 2019

Registration has been brisk over at The Fingerstyle Five, so if you're already in, this may be mostly irrelevant. But if you've been watching the videos and wondering if the new membership is for you, here are answers to some of the questions I've...

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The Membership Is Here

Uncategorized Oct 11, 2019
The wolf has been around since the Middle Pleistocene. That's just over 800,000 years of canis lupus, so I'm going to go out on a limb and say boys who cry wolf are a considerably more recent phenomenon. Now, it's been so long since I first...
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Nuances, Fine Points and Subtle Distinctions

Uncategorized Oct 08, 2019
The steam tunnels below my small and relatively elite southern New England alma mater were home to many corridors of evidently sanctioned, or at least tolerated, student grafitti, my favorite instance of which was a neatly painted bit of lettering...
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