Category Archives: Music

Africa

I have always liked the music of Toto. I really enjoyed this YouTube video and just wanted to share it with my friends. Here is a fantastic acoustic cover of Toto’s now famous song “Africa”. Mike Masse does a spectacular … Continue reading

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Money Won’t By Brendan MacFarlane

By now you know how I love acoustic music, especially the folk or bluegrass gospel themes. Once in a while rare talent  is gifted to someone who then has the awesome opportunity to bring his music to the ears of … Continue reading

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Baby Taylor Should Be Played

Several years ago, I was at a bluegrass camp out in Colusa, Ca, where a fellow had this nice Baby Taylor guitar, model 301-K-GB. I played it and liked the fact that it sounded great, was in such excellent condition, … Continue reading

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Jammin’ In the Woods

My bluegrass buddies and I had a great time up in the woods north of Redding a couple of weeks ago. We all showed up at the head of a holler by Lake Shasta, popped up a few canopies to … Continue reading

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Watching Over The Soldiers At Christmas

After seeing my friend Bryan Storm perform last night at Cascade Christmas, I am reminded of more than a few friends and relatives who served our country during a time of war.  I still remember being “on duty” while others … Continue reading

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Friends Through It All

Last weekend I had the pleasure of driving down to Los Molinos to the home of our longtime friend and bluegrass pal Jim Genaw.  Jim is like the ultimate Great Outdoorsman and Wild Game Cook Master!  He hunts or fishes … Continue reading

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What’s Your Name Again?

By now you are probably aware that I have a particular passion for all things music.  Friends and family taught me long ago to appreciate all types of music from classical, to rock, folk and bluegrass.  It is easy to … Continue reading

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The Value of a Nap!

This spring it was my joy to accompany about 20 other bluegrass pickers at the annual Wildflower Festival held up by beautiful Lake Shasta every spring.  After a good breakfast about mid-morning it is advisable to get a little rest … Continue reading

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Sunsets In Virginia

Here is a little song I co-wrote with Tim Keesee a few years back.  Oh my! I just looked at the date.  2003.  I guess that would be more than a few years ago.  Time flies when your having fun!  … Continue reading

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Rotary Grass!

Here is a little video shot by our friend Ken Swanson while we were pickin’ a few tunes at a Rotary fundraiser in Shasta Lake City a while back.  You can get more info about Redding Sunrise Rotary here: www.reddingsunriserotary.org … Continue reading

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