Jazzmasters in country! It suprises me that there are not more Jazzmaster players in classic country. To me it seems a natural. Spanky bridge pickup tones, stratty middle, fat bell-like neck pickup… And the dark jazzy rhythm circuit…. There are a few though. Willie Nelson played one for a while in the sixties. Luther PerkinsContinue reading “Jazzmasters in Country…”
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The Jake Bradley Jazzmaster So Far….
I have owned many great guitars in my life, but I have never owned a Fender Jazzmaster… Being a fan of Pops Staples, The Ventures, Luther Perkins, J Mascis, Willie Nelson (!) and Nils Cline I have always been drawn to their modernistic look and versatility…. I sold a couple guitars this year and IContinue reading “The Jake Bradley Jazzmaster So Far….”
Knut Bell – En tidløs stemme.
As far as I am concerned there is one great voice of traditional country music in the Pacific Northwest. That voice belongs to Knut Bell. I first met Knut in 2003 and was struck by how much we had in common: Both of us are very proud of our Northwest Scandinavian heritage. Both us grewContinue reading “Knut Bell – En tidløs stemme.”
HOKE WEEK ! ! !
I love me some Derek Hoke! In fact one would have to be a real jerk not to love his jaunty blend of old school countrypolitan and indie pop goodness. Call it Americana if you wish. I call it super awesome! In Nashville this week you have three chances to witness the musical majesty ofContinue reading “HOKE WEEK ! ! !”
New Derek Hoke Video & Live on WSM 650 AM
Cool stuff from the Derek Hoke camp this week. First is the release of his new video for “The Finer Things”. Directed by the very talented James Weems. Also, we are going to appear on The Americana Carnival live show on WSM 650AM (home of The Grand Old Opry) this Sunday Evening January 16th atContinue reading “New Derek Hoke Video & Live on WSM 650 AM”
Two Dollar Christmas ! ! !
I love Christmas parties! There I said it. Especially if they are full of good music. On Tuesday December 21st we are having the Christmas edition of Derek Hoke’s Two Dollar Tuesdays at The 5 Spot in East Nashville. Derek’s group, The Christmas Carol Channings will be backing most of the guests and playing ChristmasContinue reading “Two Dollar Christmas ! ! !”
Music Gear For Sale
For Sale: I need to buy a pedal steel for a new musical project. Sorry, I am not interested in trades at the moment unless it is toward a Pedal Steel. For local pickups I am happy to negotiate the price. Fender Banjo FB-58 Very Good Condition. Recent set up from Big Al’s GuitarworksContinue reading “Music Gear For Sale”
Ohhh lotsa music! Sept 2nd Thursday 9pm: 5spot with Derek Hoke. Sept 3rd Friday 2-6pm: Robert’s Western World with DB Harris. Sept 5th Sunday 9pm: Basement with Derek Hoke. Sept 6th Monday 9pm: Mercy Lounge with Derek Hoke. Sept 8th Wednesday 9pm: Family Wash with Derek Hoke. Sept 9th Thursday 11pm: Basement with Jon LangfordContinue reading “September Schedule”
Thursday August 5th: Roberts Western World, Nashville TN. 2-6pm with DB Harris Friday August 6th: Roberts Western World, Nashville TN. 2-6pm with DB Harris Sunday August 8th: Red Barn Round-Up, Nashville, TN. 5pm with Derek Hoke Tuesday August 10th: 5 Spot, Nashville, TN. 9pm with Derek Hoke Friday August 13th: Roberts Western World, Nashville TN.Continue reading “August Giggage:”
Nocturne Pre-Amp Pedals
I am proud to have an endorsement with Nocturne Pedals. Tavo Vego is making great handbuilt pre-amp pedals. I use his Dyno-Brain pre-amp and it is awesome. Its one of those pedals that you never want to turn off (and I never do!). Check out Nocturne pedals. It works especially great with my Gretsch 6120DS.Continue reading “Nocturne Pre-Amp Pedals”