Nothing Else Matters

Growing up in the 90’s was tough. If you weren’t playing Super Mario, listening to Spice Girls or watching actual music videos on MTV – you were doing it wrong. And mix tapes…do you even have any idea how long a mix tape took to make?!?

The 90’s were also colorful and awesome. Especially, when it came to music.

I consider myself lucky to have been exposed to different music genres in high school. From Metallica and Nirvana, Beastie Boys and The Smashing Pumpkins, TLC and Dr. Dre, to Celine Dion and Lara Fabian.

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King’s English: An Evolution

Most young musicians were introduced to their musician friends by means of a junior high music program. We all had our influences that shaped our musical tastes before we stepped through the band room doors. Before and after rehearsals, on marching band competition trips, I’d have some time to discuss “Beatles or Stones?” with my friends with an appreciation for the rock and roll rhythm section. A couple conversations turned into plans to jam after school, learn some cover tunes, and start writing our own material. A band was brought forth into the world, and it was called King’s English.

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Musical Roadmaps – We All Need Structure

Where am I?

A profound question; a question that is sometimes asked by musicians when playing a song unfamiliar to them. We’ve all been there… you’re playing a song with another musician who “knows” the tune. You have full confidence in yourself when you practice along with the recording, but now that crutch has been taken away… what to do? Let’s break this situation down!

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