Welcome to my website

Lately I’ve been working on new music and a variety of different gigs, mostly sideman work.  I’ve also kept a very busy teaching schedule and have started a youtube channel. A lot of new things in the works.  Stop by often or connect with me on facebook.   Thanks again for stopping by and be sure to check out the new website while your here. If you need to get in touch with me feel free to hit the contact link above and send a message.

Two New Book Releases……..


Jazz Guitar – Vol. 1

Volume I deals with the fundamentals of jazz guitar and was written to help musicians who already have a basic knowledge of functional harmony and are in what I call the “just do it” phase of learning. Topics covered are: Major and minor scales, Basic modes, Long and short arpeggios. Fingerings and exercises are also given to help develop technique. The second section deals with fingerboard harmony and includes topics from basic diatonic function , turn-arounds secondary dominants and tritone substitutions in a workbook form.


Basic Musicianship

Covers the basics, how to read notes on the staff, intervals, major and minor scales, key signatures, triads, inversions, basic rhythms and song forms, chord charts and leadsheets. Designed for complete beginners regardless of instrument. It’s the same text I use in my Basic Musicianship courses at SUNY Oneonta.