It's All About The Hang - Playing with great musicians is nice, playing with great people is better.
Modern Music Making - How music making has changed over the past 100 years.
Play It Again, Sam. Or Not. - What is the impact of music streaming services like Spotify on listening habits?
Reader Question: Performance Anxiety, Motivation and Inspiration - My advice to a reader who asks about how to get over performance anxiety and how to stay motivated to keep playing guitar.
What It's Like Playing Guitar For A Living On A Cruise Ship - In 2012, I had a 4 month contract performing on board the Norwegian Cruise Lines ship the Pride of America, sailing to different islands in Hawaii. This blog was written 6 weeks into the contract.
Art, Money, Passion, and Life - A brief article discussing being passionate about work.
You Are Your Own Worst Critic - Perceptions can be deceiving.
"But I'm Not A Musician!" - What is the value of a non-musicians opinion of music?
How Good is Good Enough? - What does it mean to be good on guitar? What does it mean to be great?
Being Self-Taught vs. Taking Lessons - Many world famous guitarists are self-taught. So why take lessons?
Networking in Portland, OR - Written in 2011, soon after moving to Portland from Boston, MA.
Photos and Summary - Cruising as a Musician in Hawaii - Photos of my time in Hawaii while performing on a cruise ship and a brief summary of the experience.
Interview with Tom Bianchi! - Local Boston legend bass player Tom Bianchi talks about being a musician.