31 Dec 2009
Master Artist Series – Guest superstar guitarist – Greg Howe.
Legendary musician Elvin Bishop ….
Legendary musician Elvin Bishop ….a rousing clinic and performance.
Elvin shared wonderful stories of his early days up thru stardom; stories of jamming with Zeppelin, Jimi, Allmans, Howlin Wolf…incredible. And so much fun!
Inaugural Master Artist Series – San Francisco
Superstars Stuart Hamm– Bass (Joe Satriani, Steve Vai) &
Joel Taylor – Drums (Allan Holdsworth, Frank Gambale).
The new Master Artist Series: a combination of performance, technique discussion, personal stories and audience Q&A that give the audience an opportunity to interact with well established musicians in a unique and intimate setting.
Pictured above with Greg Howe: Deszon Claiborne – drums. Jason Muscat – bass.
The JamWow! Festival Café DuNord/SF Friday, May 29, 2009
Event Co-producer – Lindsey Boullt
Featuring – JamBand Super Group Garaj Mahal.
Alex Machacek – Guitar Extraordinaire.
Marco Minneman -Int’l drum superstar (Joe Satriani).
JazzRock juggernaut – Heavy Rubber.
CluedIN – India’s Premier Portal of Music and Travel
David Hunkins – tech specialist.
Sandhya Chib – former Miss India.
Check out the short film ‘JamWow!’
by French filmmaker Iona Sidi
March 30 – Modern Shred Chops and Beyond! 6:30-8:30pm.
Seminar w/Lindsey Boullt/Fort Mason Center/SF
This seminar will teach modern solo approaches to wide interval expression and the wonderful importance of modes. As well as, concepts for soloing, chordal expansion, flip-flop theory, chord + 1, rhythmic divisions and the four foundations of melody. Great shred licks.
February 2009 Gig Announcement –
Stanford University commencement. Sunday, June 14, 2009.
Abstract Logix is now distributing ‘Composition’. I have followed Abstract Logix and its’ owner and visionary, Souvik Dutta for some time now. I am thrilled to be included within the framework of this forward-thinking organization. Thanks to Souvik Dutta, and Walter Kolosky for this opportunity.