Latest New Updates!
In honor of Pat’s passing, here is an interview I did with him back in 2013. He is truly one of the very greatest jazz musicians ever and he will continue to inspire and influence for decades to come.
June 10, 2021
May 13, 2021
Here’s a little demo w/some pedal rearrangement: added the new JHS Morning Glory V4 boost with my original “large box” Way Huge Overrated Special, through the Louis Electric KR-12 fitted with the new Celestion G12K-100…sounds good but I’m sure will need tweaking everywhere other than the living room.
May 10, 2021
May 7, 2021
April 30, 2021
April 19, 2021
“Going Down Slow,” written by St Louis Jimmy Oden and covered magnificently by Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, Duane Allman, BB King, Aretha Franklin, Bobby “Blue” Bland, The Electric Flag, Ray Charles and many others.
April 15, 2021
This video lesson breaks down every single lick Eric Clapton plays on Cream’s iconic live version of Robert Johnson’s “Crossroads,” from the equally iconic “Wheels of Fire” album. I hope you dig it–Eric’s playing is just incredible and inspiring on this classic track!
April 13, 2021
This is the second installment of daily practice riffs and approaches to work into your regular routine, this time in the key of G. The first installment, in E, was very well received and this is a nice expansion on the approaches detailed in the first daily practice video.
April 7, 2021
Here are some warm-up techniques I use everyday when I pick up the guitar–great for getting the fingers moving and all the licks are useful for soloing–hope you dig it!
April 5, 2021
In the studio with Buddy Miles and Billy Cox cutting “Power of Soul”…you can see me towards the end of the clip at 3:58:
April 1, 2021
March 25, 2021
Here’s an example of harmonized slide guitars I added to a friend’s original music project–click on the picture to see/hear the video and click on the audio player BELOW if you just want to hear the track.
If you need rhythm guitar, solos, slide, acoustic guitar or bass, I’d be glad to add tracks to your recorded music. Drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested–thanks and as always, hope you dig it!
March 22, 2021
Here is a video excerpt from the live ‘Texas Flood” performed at the SRV Tribute at SOPAC in NJ on 12/6/19 with drummer Lee Finkelstein and bassist Brett Bass. Evel, Lee’s wife, shot a bunch of video so thank you Evel for sending me the vids! Hope you dig it!
March 20, 2021
March 18, 2021
March 16, 2021–Happy St. Patty’s Day!
March 15, 2021
Jimmie Vaughan’s 12 Essential Texas Blues Guitarists!
March 13, 2021
March 11, 2021
This video lessons illustrates some slightly psycho chicken pickin’ techniques. Hope you dig it!
In this video lesson, I demonstrate some examples of how to develop and expand your blues soloing vocabulary in the key of A over shuffle and slow blues grooves.
March 8, 2021
Stevie Ray Vaughan: The First Interview 12/2/86
Slide lesson: How to play Johnny Winter’s version of “Highway 61”
March 4, 2021
March 2, 2021:
Fantastic footage in a new blog post featuring Johnny Winter on the Tubeworks television show on Dec. 13, 1970!
March 1, 2021: