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    5 Ridiculously Skilled Musicians You Have to Hear to Believe

    Friday, August 27th, 2010

    Ultimately, music isn’t about talent, but about artistic expression. Popular music is full of musicians who may have not had the greatest skills, yet made a huge impact on music and the world. Groups like The Beatles, Nirvana, The Ramones…all great, but not exactly “virtuosos”. This post isn’t about these musicians. Nope, here we’re going […]

    Shuffle!

    Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

    Sometimes I go through writers block on this blog. You can see there are times when I write lots of posts, then times when I don’t write for weeks. I think I found a solution: I shuffle all of the songs on my iPod, then I write about the first 3 albums that come up. […]

    The Day The Music Died

    Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

    Today is the 50th anniversary of the day the music died. This is the tragic event that ended the lives of three young and promising musicians: Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, and the Big Bopper. It was February 2nd, 1959 when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper had performed at the Surf Ballroom in […]

    What Am I listening to Today?

    Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

    Howdy everyone, I think it might be fun to chime in from time to time to share what music I am listening to. Here goes… In the Car: I am enjoying John Coltrane’s “Lush Life”, which was the first album he released as a bandleader. On the iPod: I have enjoyed a few albums so […]

    Artist Profile: Herbie Hancock

    Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

    One of my favorite musical artists of all time is the jazz legend, Herbie Hancock. Herbie began his music career in the early 1960’s when Miles Davis was putting together his “Second great quintet”. Prior to working with Miles Davis, Herbie was a piano prodigy with a good amount of playing and performance experience under […]

    Musicians Against Air Travel: Stevie Ray Vaughan

    Monday, November 10th, 2008

    Stevie Ray Vaughan was a highly skilled blues guitar player from Texas. He won admiration from many of the most influential blues and rock musicians, and is still celebrated in guitar playing circles today. At least once a year, Guitar World will put him on the cover, put him in as a centerfold, or tabulate […]

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