Hercules Castro: Guitar Player Superstar?


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Below is a press release that I received from my good friend and Guitar Musings contributor, Hercules Castro. Hercules entered into the Guitar Player Superstar Competition and was selected as one of the top 10 finalists. You will find all the information below and if you are in the Bay Area and like great guitar, […]
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Common Ground


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A couple of days back; I attended a service celebrating the life of a friends son. I never met this person, yet I felt a connection and found myself getting emotional from time to time.   Throughout the service I heard how much he loved the guitar and music and was surprised by how we enjoyed […]
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Eric Johnson: Ah Via Musicom


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was listening to my iTouch, in shuffle mode, today and came across an old friend.  It was Eric Johnson’s “Ah Via Musicom.”  That’s what I love about having all these songs on my iTouch.  It’s the ability to mix it up and stumble on  songs that I haven’t listened to for quite a while.  Anyway, […]
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Colin Hay, Man at Work


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Haven’t had much time to play this past week because I decided to paint the room I practice in.  I needed change.  The nice thing about tooling around the house is that I turn on the iPod and jam on some tunes.  I’ve had Colin Hay’s “Man at Work” CD on my mind a lot […]
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My Tribute to Dave Carter


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In 2001, I stumbled upon a CD that changed my musical life. The CD was called “Drum, Hat, Buddha” by Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer. My first experience was a 30 second clip, “Disappearing Man,” where the pure, piercing voice of Tracy Grammer captured my attention. I was instantly a fan and got the CD. […]
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