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New Solo Bass Album Coming March 5th!

This Strange Life is 10 solo bass compositions recorded with 5 string fretted and 4,5,6 string fretless basses. Creative live looping (no multi-tracking) and tastefully chosen effects provide an expansive, natural sound field that is sure to inspire and relax. The scheduled release date is March 5th 2021: Pre-order from Bandcamp now

Pandemic + Social Media = Division

Social Media use has accelerated during the pandemic and it is helping to tear the fabric of society apart. News feed algorithms have created massive division by tailoring user experience for maximum engagement, outrage, addiction and revenue. I highly recommend checking out the Center for Humane Technology. They are a highly intelligent group of folks from Silicon Valley that are…

Reflecting On A Year Off Social Media

Well over a year ago I deactivated my Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. The information about how Social Media was affecting its user’s had been available for some time and I couldn’t continue providing content for those platforms in good conscience. Initially the decision came with a bit of trepidation. As time passed the trepidation dissolved and the tight, uncomfortable…

Unplugged From Social Media

I have unplugged from social media indefinitely and have deactivated most of my social media accounts.  I am always working on new music and there’s many videos on YouTube, music on iTunes, Bandcamp, and even a new album!   I will be returning emails sent to my contact page (join my mailing list there for updates).  A big thank you…

The Koa 6 String Bass

I am often asked “who makes your bass and what are the specs”? This article addresses those questions about the Koa 6 and provides a brief history of it’s development. My Koa 6 string bass was made by Fodera Guitars in New York City and is the most important instrument I’ve owned. The first bass I played was my father’s…

Unplugged From Social Media

We owe it to ourselves to understand how social media affects our brains, our privacy and why it’s “free”. It is difficult to participate in good conscience when these platforms are causing users: Behavior Modification Addiction and Over Engagement Amplified Negativity Fragmented Attention Loss of Healthy Social Skills Psychological Problems Political, Racial and Ideological division Loss of Privacy Social media…