I picked up a guitar in my early teens and have taught myself how to play it.
As I got better I started writing and composing. My first studio recordings were done at Painted Sky Studio in Cambria, Calif. working with Steve Crimmel.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
Aerosmith, 1970, Oahu, Hawaii. I was in the army at the time stationed at Schofield Barracks. I also seen Tower Of Power there about the same time frame.
What are you looking for from Fandalism?
A place to showcase my songs and meet new people with similar interests...
What gear do you use?
Ovation Legend - bought new over 35 years ago and is the only guitar I currently own...
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Pink Floyd(Gilmour), Eric Clapton, The Beatles, John Mellencamp, Joe Walsh, Stevie Ray Vaughn, CCR and more. I like all types of music.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
David Gilmour, John Mellencamp, Tommy Emanual, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, great players and they write and sing as well...
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
It was at a motorcycle dealership in Auburn, California. I played a solo performance on my acoustic. Did a hour of playing. Around 500 people were there.
The smallest group was just a few people.
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Pink Floyd The Wall, also a Beatles album would do...