Some of my Hamer guitars

Some of my Hamer guitars

Back in the early 2000's I endorsed Hamer guitars, some of which I still play to this very day. (The green guitar I play alot is a Hamer Daytona strat style guitar. ) I thought it might be interesting to show you some of...
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Double Stops up the Neck (Mini Mojo Lesson)

Double Stops up the Neck (Mini Mojo Lesson)

Here's a little lesson on a new way to look at double stops. First a little review lesson then we'll look at moving them up the neck.  For the full version please upgrade to a Mojo VIP Member....
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My old Fender Bassman amplifier gets a new lease on life.

My old Fender Bassman amplifier gets a new lease on life.

After UPS beat the hell out of her, I got a great amplifier repair/builder in Los Angeles named Roy Blankenship to put her back together. She's purring like a kitten and roaring like a lion now......My 1968 or 67? I dunno...
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Inner Flame (with Mark Egan and Arjun Bruggeman)

Inner Flame (with Mark Egan and Arjun Bruggeman)

In 2018 legendary bassist Mark Egan asked me to contribute some guitar and lap steel to a project he was working on with a great percussionist named Arjun Bruggeman. This resulted in the recording entitled "Dreaming Spirits"....
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Swamp Trance (with Mark Egan and Arjun Bruggeman)

Swamp Trance (with Mark Egan and Arjun Bruggeman)

In 2018 legendary bassist Mark Egan asked me to contribute some guitar and lap steel to a project he was working on with a great percussionist named Arjun Bruggeman. This resulted in the recording entitled "Dreaming Spirits"....
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Dancing Shiva (with Mark Egan and Arjun Bruggeman)

Dancing Shiva (with Mark Egan and Arjun Bruggeman)

In 2018 legendary bassist Mark Egan asked me to contribute some guitar and lap steel to a project he was working on with a great percussionist named Arjun Bruggeman. This resulted in the recording entitled "Dreaming Spirits"....
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MOJO MINI LESSON  "Contrary Motion Chord Melody"

MOJO MINI LESSON "Contrary Motion Chord Melody"

Full lesson available to Mojo VIP members only. If you would like to see lessons, exclusive content, downloads etc...please consider becoming a MOJO VIP Member)  Here's a nice challenging chord melody turnaround in the key of...
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Baritone Jam

Baritone Jam

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Improvising with a loop pedal

Improvising with a loop pedal

Melancon Custom T guitar, Tungsten Crema Wheat Amplifier Free the Tone Flight Time Delay, King of Tone OD Pedal, ...
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"Sunday Best" Gospel Jam

"Sunday Best" Gospel Jam

Put on your Sunday best for this little Gospel jam. Played on a 1959 Gibson 330 through a1965 Fender Vibrolux Amplifier...
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Film/ TV Composer talks about what he looks for in a guitarist Pt. 2

Film/ TV Composer talks about what he looks for in a guitarist Pt. 2

My friend Jay Weigel, a very successful composer for TV/Film talks about the importance of knowing various styles when he hires a guitarist. ...
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Film/TV composer tells what it takes to get hired as a session guitarist Pt. 1

Film/TV composer tells what it takes to get hired as a session guitarist Pt. 1

My friend Jay Weigel is a composer, producer, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, and contractor for film, television, recordings, and concerts. He has worked in the film and television industry for over 30 years. Check out...
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In The Studio-

In The Studio-

A few days ago I got a call from my friend Jon Cleary (himself a great guitar player) who asked me if I could go over to his studio and lay down some guitar tracks on a few songs for his upcoming record. I've worked on Jon's...
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A nice chord sub for min7th voicings and a fun progression to jam on

A nice chord sub for min7th voicings and a fun progression to jam on

Here's a "hip" chord sub you can use for min7 chords and a fun progression to practice with-  ...
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Guilded Splinters guitar solo w/the Neville Brothers NYC

Guilded Splinters guitar solo w/the Neville Brothers NYC

This clip was taken from the television show called "Sessions at West 54th" that ran for a few years. It was most likely from 1999 or 2000. It was a great show, fantastic guests... The host at this time was John Hiatt- and me...
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Creating Rhythm Parts- Pt. 1

Creating Rhythm Parts- Pt. 1

Here's a little concept that will help you create some rhythm parts, hooks and fills and make your rhythm playing more interesting....
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Motivation and what a great teacher can/should do

Motivation and what a great teacher can/should do

The full video is restricted to MOJO VIP members. If you would like to see more of this content I encourage you to sign up. It's only $5 a month and you get full access to all videos, 10 free downloads, a lot of free audio...
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Guitar Books From "Back in the Day"

Guitar Books From "Back in the Day"

Here's a list of books that I studied when I got serious about guitar... I found all of these to be helpful and useful to me in some way so here's a link to them if you can find them (some of these may be out of print) In...
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The story behind "New Orleans Funk Guitar Styles"

The story behind "New Orleans Funk Guitar Styles"

This is a little video that tells the history of the book "New Orleans Funk Guitar Styles." I wrote about 20 years ago (yikes)! and it's  still in print and still sells all over the world. I talk about what inspired me to...
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Sitting in with Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson

Sitting in with Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson

Not long after Sammy Hagar appeared on "Live From Daryl's House" Sammy called and asked if I would like to come to Biloxi and sit in with his band "The Circle" featuring Sammy, Michael Anthony, Vic Johnson and Jason Bonham....
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