Just when you thought the guitar had no further to go in terms of innovation, Visionary Instruments said, "Hold my beer". It's amazing how they are able to fuse modern technology with the traditional electric guitar in a seemless and practical way. Enjoy the video. https://youtu.be/wmmmQ1G5AEs Learn more about Visionary Instruments here. Don would…Read more Visionary Instruments at NAMM 2020
Ashdown Engineering at NAMM 2020
It's very nice to talk with passionate and positive people; they somehow make your day so much better. Having a conversation with Mark Gooday, CEO of Ashdown Engineering, did just that. Ashdown announced their entry into bass guitar manufacturing with several designs, and they also have new amp models for 2020. Enjoy the video. https://youtu.be/Dj8D_uEDpp0…Read more Ashdown Engineering at NAMM 2020
First Impressions of Lanikai Bass and Tenor Ukes!
It's such an exciting time to be a musician. Lanikai Ukuleles just unveiled their new line of ukuleles. The most notable are the new bass ukuleles, thin line and signature line of ukes. I was fortunate enough to gain access to them for a few hours back at the hotel during NAMM. Here's my first…Read more First Impressions of Lanikai Bass and Tenor Ukes!
MG Bass Guitars at NAMM 2020
MG Bass Guitars announced new models and options for their JB1 Jazz bass series as well as unveiling Donald Waugh's new custom Desert Buckeye Burl 7 String bass. Enjoy the video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PqaKal1raEg Learn more about MG Bass Guitars here. Don would love to hear from you. All comments and questions welcome!
NS Design at NAMM 2020
Don had a chat with the iconic Ned Steinberger at NAMM 2020 in Anaheim, California. Ned announced his very first six string CR series bass guitar. Enjoy the video. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hVqVPJFza2I https://youtu.be/UH8scG4sHTo Learn more about NS Design CR Series here. Don would love to hear from you. All comments and questions welcome!
Three reasons to play the Ukulele
The journey started in July of 2019 when I met the folks at Lanikai Ukuleles. I got the opportunity to play an amazing quality ukulele for the first time and it was like a dream come true. I never knew the ukulele could sound that good! Most people view the ukulele as a classroom instrument,…Read more Three reasons to play the Ukulele
Tuning drums with ONE knob?
Wow... Just when you thought the drum set could never be improved! Welch Tunings System has re-engineered the way Drums are tuned with their tuning technologies. Imagine being able to tune your drums quickly with one knob or better yet tune your drums to the key of the songs you play together in a band…Read more Tuning drums with ONE knob?
The New Ukulele Adventures!
I started my ukulele adventure about two months ago and I must say it's been a blast. The ukulele is such a portable little instrument, so versatile for song writing and live performances, and it is indeed a blessing to behold. Why did I start playing the ukulele, you may ask? Funny story... I so…Read more The New Ukulele Adventures!
Could the Ukulele be the perfect travel companion?
Finding an instrument that makes you want to play and makes you happy is a miracle. There are so many things in life that can get you down, so having music with you on the go can be your cheap medicine, and the great thing is...music has no bad side effects! 😁 I have been…Read more Could the Ukulele be the perfect travel companion?
Would you loop with the Boss RC10R?
There are several products available to us in 2019 for the purpose of looping and performing, on stage and in the studio. Some better that others. So the question is, would you loop with the Boss RC10R? 🤔 The short answer is yes, but not so fast... I have looped with the TC Electronic Ditto,…Read more Would you loop with the Boss RC10R?