Monthly Archives: February 2009
I spent the day (and a good chunk of the night) drafting the Strum Pattern Archive page. A lot of the time was spent learning about CSS and how to make tables—both new territories. I finally feel like I’m understanding … Continue reading
I just got an email from a former student, Emily, who’s in Thailand. It was in the form of a top-ten list of great experiences she’s had there. Here’s her number one: Bonfire on the beach, Tonsai: There were two … Continue reading
Over and over, visitors to this site say that their favorite thing about my chord charts is that many of them have strum pattern recommendations. This is a feature that’s practically non-existent in chord charts on the web. Lately, I’ve … Continue reading
I got some props at the popular Kid’s Music That Rocks blog for my contribution to Recess Monkey’s latest album, “Tabby Road.” Recess Monkey is Seattle’s awesome children’s music band, comprised of three elementary-school teachers and former indie-rockers. Music both … Continue reading
For most of my guitar playing career, I’ve schlepped my stompboxes and cables in a paper bag like some digital-age hobo. But last spring, a local singer-songwriter Jill Cohn asked me to join her band, and I decided to upgrade … Continue reading
Dilemma: Baby likes peaceful music. Mom and Dad like Nine Inch Nails. Solution: Rockabye Baby You haven’t fully appreciated AC/DC until you’ve heard “You Shook Me All Night Long” played by a music box.