The Beatles, Jimmy Page, Norman Blake, Al DiMeola.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Here Comes The Sun, Babe I'm Gonna Leave You, Mediterranean Sundance.
Alvarez Yari, Eastman, Fender Telecaster, Guild.
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
1998- Present, Guitar and Mandolin teacher at Woodsy's Music Kent, Ohio: Traditional, Modern, Classical.
1992-2000 Youngstown Area Arts Council (Arts In The Schools), The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County (Arts In The Schools) Ohio Arts Council (Artist On Tour).
Past Sponsors: The National Endowment for the Arts (The Big Read), The Kent State Folk Festival (Workshop Presenter), The Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Performer), The Kent Free Library (Workshop Presenter) Glen Oaks High School (Guitar Tutor) Western Reserve Academy 2005-2007 (Guitar Tutor), First Night Akron; First Night Youngstown; First Night Canfield; Opening Night Warren; Cuyahoga Valley Folk Festival; Cabin Fever Folk Festival; Inventors Hall of Fame; City of Upper Arlington; Kent Beatles Fest; 'Round Town Music Festival, Kent, OH; Stow Heritage Festival 2016 (Performer).
"Just added the Taylor K22e to my collection. Physically, it is the most beautiful guitar that I have ever seen. The lovely KOA and maple combinations are literally breathtaking. The KOA and boxwood ocean vine inlay on the fret board is striking, as…"
"Where does the time go? I've come to accept the physical limitations which come with age, but mine are of a degree which interfere with my ability to play for more than a couple of hours per day. It's disheartening, but I simply do the…"
"I hear you, buddy. I will hit the big 70 in January! YikesI But nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, will keep me from several hours a day on my guitar, banjo, and fiddle. I figure, now that I am retired, every day is Saturday! You are one…"