I have been on 'Beast Mode' for the past few years and it has been a blast. Learning from your mistakes will always give you that extra boost you need to win. It's certainly not easy to be in this state of mind, it takes a lot of work and a lot of daily 'Humble…Read more You either Win or you Learn!
"Why do you play the 7 string bass?" Or “That is not a bass, that is a guitar!” These are only two of many questions and statements people seem to have when they see me playing the 7 string bass. Some people will even get a bit annoyed and even call me names… not kidding,…Read more Why play the 7 String Bass?
Throughout my years on this earth I have learnt one valuable lesson; love yourself! You may not realize this but self love is the most important love of all. I believe if you do not love yourself it will be impossible to develop the skills of loving someone else. It took me several years and…Read more Love yourself… Then love others!
I do believe inspiration can come from just about anywhere. Performing with Monik has taught me so much about myself. Monik is originally from Mexico and her music is heavily influenced by Latin Jazz and Reggaeton, two music forms I have enjoyed over the years, but couldn't find anyone to play it with. Her timing…Read more Music is Infinite – 20yrs only scratched the surface!
Is it possible to be inspired everyday of your life? Most people get bursts of inspiration every now and again. I find that since I have quit my 9 to 5 job, I have more frequent experiences of inspiration. Being inspired really makes the work load a lot lighter and generally brings joy and happiness…Read more Finding inspiration everyday!
We gave Phil Jones a visit at the Phil Jones Bass booth at Summer NAMM 2017. Imagine an amp with 1122 watts of power… yep, not a typo. Both the D1000 amp and the new C9 cabs are power houses. I know what I am getting for my birthday present… hehehe! Enjoy the video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7U7WPRG_sU…Read more Phil Jones Bass @ SNAMM ’17
It was an honour hanging out with the incredible luthier Pete Skjold. I have been following his work for a few years. I was first introduced to his products by Damian Erksine an incredibly talented jazz bassist in the U.S. (the power of Youtube...LOL). We were able to chat with Pete and learn about his…Read more Skjold Design Guitars @ SNAMM ’17