"Ball and Chain" by Le Combo!

"Ball and Chain" by Le Combo!

Q-What happens when 3 musician buddies get together during lockdown? A- They form a band! Le Combo! with Jorgen Carlsson (Govt Mule, Chris Cornell) on bass, Toss Panos (Toy Matinee, Steve Lukather) on drums and yours truly on...
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I Saw the Light solo with Todd Rundgren

I Saw the Light solo with Todd Rundgren

This one is tricky to play on the slide....The original version was overdubbed with a few guitars. The last really high note is actually off of the fretboard. When we started rehearsals for this tour Todd told me that his...
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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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Sara Smile guitar solo PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ Aug 13 2021

Sara Smile guitar solo PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ Aug 13 2021

Sara Smile guitar solo PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ Aug 13 2021 Classic song by Daryl Hall and John Oates.......Daryl likes when I play it differently each night so to keep it fresh I try and play off of his piano and vocal ad...
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La. Jukebox TV show- live set 2001

La. Jukebox TV show- live set 2001

This was a live 3 song set I did in 2001 for a TV show called La. Jukebox. I think besides the regular host Aaron Neville was co-hosting this episode at the time. The tunes we did are "Ain't my Fault", "Bayou Chicken" and...
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Starfish (Bayou Degradable Live)

Starfish (Bayou Degradable Live)

Recorded Live in Los Angeles Jun 2021 Joel Taylor-drums Travis Carlton-bass Matt Rhode-keys...
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Baritone Jam

Baritone Jam

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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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rehearsing with Robben Ford

rehearsing with Robben Ford

Here's a little clip of Robben Ford and myself rehearsing his tune "Go" from his new record before his livestream on June 12th....
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Playing Mike Stern's guitar though his stereo rig

Playing Mike Stern's guitar though his stereo rig

During the time I lived in NYC I had an apartment right around the corner from Mike and Leni Stern and used to go over quite often to jam and play tunes. (I've been friends with his wife Leni for almost 20 years and have...
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Funky Riff

Funky Riff

I still work on trying to make things groove and "feel" right. This is just an example of a riff of mine that uses some open strings and is a little tricky to play. It's from a song called "You'd Rather Forget" but makes a...
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Dirty Power Trio with Kirk Covington and Ben Sheppard

Dirty Power Trio with Kirk Covington and Ben Sheppard

This footage is from my performance at the Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival in Montana a few years ago. I performed with my trio featuring Kirk Covington (Tribal Tech) on drums and Ben Sheppard on bass. ...
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Mobile Recording Rig (On-Tour Hotel Room Version)

Mobile Recording Rig (On-Tour Hotel Room Version)

Here’s a small but really powerful recording rig that I travel with when I’m on tour. We have so many off days on these Hall and Oates tours so it’s nice to stay productive and keep the creative juices flowing. ...
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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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Outro improv solo on "Kiss on my List" with Daryl Hall and John Oates

Outro improv solo on "Kiss on my List" with Daryl Hall and John Oates

Live in Paris, France 2019- a little moment at the segue from "Kiss is on my list" to "Private Eyes" where I stretch out for a few bars. I apologize to the kind Parisians in the front row that bore the full wrath of a Soldano...
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Daryl Hall and John Oates/ guitar rig for start of tour.

Daryl Hall and John Oates/ guitar rig for start of tour.

Getting back on the horse after a long time off from this gig. Feels great to play with old buddies again and make music together. Trying out a few new pedals and amplifier heads for the rehearsals- (still waiting on another...
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Soloing over 2 Key Centers

Soloing over 2 Key Centers

Here's an easy chord progression that could prove challenging to improvise over. In this Mini- Mojo Lesson I discuss how to approach soloing over a chord progression that shifts key centers....
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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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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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The Making of "Dirty Power"

The Making of "Dirty Power"

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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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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Backstage at Ameris Amphitheater

Backstage at Ameris Amphitheater

Beautiful day here in Atlanta - hanging out enjoying the fall air! ...
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Big Wig

Big Wig

This is a tune from my record "Still Motion" called "Big Wig" For the full version check out the MUSIC page!...
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