Category Archives: Music business

John Fahey: A Tribute

I first heard John Fahey‘s solo acoustic guitar playing on an album when I was a teenager. I liked his strange, minimalist, visually and emotionally evocative instrumental compositions, performed in open tunings in an alternating-bass fingerpicking style. I found his … Continue reading

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The final five days

We are down to the final 5 days of my crowd-funding campaign. I want to thank everyone who has contributed over the past 41 days! You are helping an artist (me) to continue to create original music and bring that … Continue reading

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What I learn when I teach

I taught a workshop yesterday for a theatre full of music students at a college outside of London. The workshop consisted of me performing tunes, explaining my musical approach, illustrating it with representative examples on the guitar, and fielding questions … Continue reading

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