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“Chip Away The Stone”

Taking a moment to breath…

 

“100% set up” said Bob, my super friendly restaurant manager. “You need to be 100% set up” I made the “mistake” of going across the hall way, of the little shopping mall, to grab a bagel. It was a good 30 minutes before the restaurant was open for business.. Opps, my bad. I was in my 20’s and feeling rather…undervalued. You see, I was living on my own and needed to pay that rent. (more…)

“Bold Horizon”, my most ambitious undertaking thus far.

Posted on May 6th, 2019   No Comments

  Whew! What a journey! What a struggle…I released my first all instrumental album. It’s out there in the world. I wonder how many sets of strings and tubes and picks one uses when recording an album? Let’s not forget […]
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Tones, Tones, Tones

Posted on May 4th, 2019   No Comments

  It’s truly an interesting thing, this guitar playing thing. I often joke calling it my “jobby”… There is no real right and wrong when it comes to finding your sound. Some players use the same exact guitar for their […]
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Influences…

Posted on May 2nd, 2019   4 Comments

Influences…   This is one of my favorite things to talk/write about. Let me begin by saying that I have been influenced, molded, sculpted by too many players to possibly name in one little page. I’ve not only been affected […]
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Teaching the guitar has been, and still is, an amazing experience.

Posted on April 27th, 2019   No Comments

    What is more important then sharing music with the next generation? I’m sure that you can probably name quite a few things but you get my drift. I can honestly say that my 22 years of being a […]
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Gear!

Posted on March 27th, 2019   No Comments

    There’s probably not one aspect of guitar playing that’s more fun than gear! Sure it’s amazing to write music and record music and can be an absolute obsession, playing shows in front of expectant audiences, sharing your vision […]
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Pittsburgh Tribune Review Article

Posted on March 18th, 2019   No Comments


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About Me News

JD Strum

Posted on March 2nd, 2019   1 Comment

I thought that I would share a bit about my “other” original music project. JD Strum is a guitar duo comprised of myself, the “D” in JD and Jeff Marks, the J. Jeff and I have been playing shows together […]
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Official “Bold Horizon” Album Reviews

Posted on February 14th, 2019   No Comments

  There is nothing better than having your work reviewed by people who are in the industry. I have received a couple album reviews for “Bold Horizon” thus far.  Please look for a review of the JD Strum album, “Just […]
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