One of my passions is playing guitar. I started when I was a junior in high school and practiced fairly regularly until I ended up in graduate school, when research and work, and more work, and family, and more work made me put it aside, except for playing once in a long while. A few years ago I decided to try to take guitar a little more seriously and have begun playing at open mikes.


Check out samples of some of my compositions on Myspace: (video with Alex Hebert)


Thomas Leeb
The Steve Narahara Band (jazz)
Maia Sharp  (great songwriting)
Ernest Troost (great songwriting)
Robby Longley (neo flamenco)
Paulo Bellinati (Brazilian)
Michael Chapdelaine
(classical and finger style)
Dimitri Diatchenko
(classical and finger style)
Vinnie Caggiano (electric guitar looping)
Karl Grossman (flamenco)
John Jorgenson (Django jazz)
Pat Metheney
Charlie Hunter (jazz, eight-string electric)
Lisa Turner (great songwriting)
Jeff Linsky (acoustic latin jazz)


Stephen Lomas
Peter Quentin
Peter Readey
Doug Newman
Jerry Wagers
Chloe Day
Bec Hollcraft


My knowledge of internet tablature isn't that great, but here are a couple pieces:

Study #3 in E minor
Study #1 in C minor

Guitar Links

Hector Villa-Lobos Web Site
Harmony Central Guitar Site
Online Guitar Archive (Guitar Tabs)
Classical Guitar Tablature (maintained by Weed)


Music Focus studio (owned by Karl Grossman, high school friend)
UnUrban Coffee House, Santa Monica, CA
McCabe's Guitar Shop (Santa Monica)
Boulevard Music (Culver City)
Coffee Gallery Back Stage (Altadena)
Kulak's Woodshed (North Hollywood)

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