WR Live with Sofar Sounds Austin

This unique performance experience is new to me: MAY 25 | Sofar Sounds. 3 artists of varied genre, secret location on S. Congress. Sofar's goal is to help you discover new artists, new music and connect artists to new listeners,…

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Gordon Lightfoot

Damn... they just keep leaving. Now, the one and only Gordon Lightfoot. A musician who was a huge part of my childhood soundtrack. An artist whose music I know for certain had subconsciously influenced my earliest understanding of song…

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Ahmad Jamal

The great Ahmad Jamal, RIP. I've been revisiting his recordings at length for a few days. His playing is so singular and a certain lightness and "charm" - for lack of a better term - permeates his music, even at…

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Wayne Shorter

Maestro Wayne Shorter, who's incredible legacy of music I came to know through his work with Miles Davis, has moved on to his next journey. I highly recommend to my artist friends, but not excluding the non-artists, the open letter…

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Kris Olsen and a brief history of my Olsen Resolectric

The man responsible for building an instrument I am so closely associated with, my beloved "Reso", has left our earthbound existence. Kris Olsen is his name. There have been so many questions about, so many photographs taken of and many…

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Make Beauty

I've heard it said that if one states goals publicly, then perhaps, one is held more accountable to those goals. With that noted, I'm simply stating that it is my goal "to thread this needle of each and every day…

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Burt Bacharach

The incomparable composer/songwriter, Burt Bacharach, has left us after a long life of music. Songwriters wishing to study the use of sophisticated harmonic, melodic and phrasing concepts which sound deceptively "easy" to listen to, need to consider Bacharach a great…

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BIG SKY - Remastered Edition

TODAY marks the (re)release of my album, BIG SKY - Remastered Edition. This is a collection of guitar-centric instrumentals featuring tracks recorded between1999-2012, originally released in 2012, and some very important music to me, personally. Never before available on streaming…

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David Crosby

My David Crosby story is about inspiration, some wonderful people and a recording project directly related to a 59-ft. schooner that Croz took ownership of 1968; the Mayan. I encourage you to visit the link at the end of my…

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Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck was a singular voice on the guitar. No one even came close to the sound and the innovative musicianship that we guitar nerds know as “Beck”. His tone and technique were so unique to him that he was…

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