Don’t Try This At Home

Don’t Try This At Home

When you’ve been in the music business as long as we have, you think you’ve heard it all when it comes to broken instruments. But then, someone comes in with an instrument badly in need of repair or replacement and you realize that you’re entirely unprepared for their...

Don’t Stop the Music

The recent education reform proposal for High School students in Idaho to each be provided with a laptop and required to take six online classes before graduating concerns me, primarily because I wonder what is going to give in order to make this possible? With all of...

Benefits of Music

Everyone talks about the benefits of playing music – how music makes you smarter. But I want to talk about the famous people I’ve met because I play music. Let’s see … there’s Plas Johnson. Who?? If you’ve ever heard the recording, “The Pink Panther,” that’s Plas...

Music as a Universal Language

Music is a social, psychological, and emotional phenomenon that is an integral part of cultures throughout the world. Music is not universal in the fact that it plays different roles in various countries. Music may carry a different purpose to a man from Ghana who...
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