Category Archives: Music and Guitar

Posts about music, guitars, amplifiers, new songs, etc.

Sillenium Jest

This is another track featuring the Wuhan China.  It has moments, but it is not tight.  I needed someone to hit the record button for me because it was hard to get behind the drum kit in time. The ride … Continue reading

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Wuhan 18″ China Cymbal

I recently bought some  2.3 millimeter drum hoops for the snare and the 10″ tom on my Tama kit.  To get free shipping I needed to buy something else, so I added an 18″ Wuhan China cymbal.  When the cymbal … Continue reading

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Instrumentals

Craig has a new Magic Amp Vibro Prince.  It is beautiful in appearance and in sound.  We grew up playing Fender blackface amplifiers–Twin Reverbs, Bandmasters, and Deluxe Reverbs–so the blackface sound is what guitar amplifiers should sound like for our … Continue reading

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Another Drum Track

Yet another rehearsal.  Craig said my drumming was 45% better than last time.  The last song was a 17 minute jam that started out as Purple Haze, morphed into Taxman, and ended up somewhere else.  I have cut it down … Continue reading

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Rehearsal with Craig Saxon

Craig and I got together to play today. It was the first time I had played the Tama kit, or any acoustic drums, with another musician. I also added a new cymbal, a Sabian Raw Bell Dry Ride, to the … Continue reading

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Three Snares and Some New Hi-hats

I have had the Tama Silverstar Metro Jam kit for almost a month now.  My touch is getting better, and I can pretty much do on the Tamas everything I could do on the TD-4.  I like them! Before I … Continue reading

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Tama Silverstar Metro Jam

I love my Roland TD-4 electronic kit. It’s great for small gigs and for recording midi drum tracks. It made me interested in drumming and I learned a lot. However, it also made me interested in acoustic drums. I especially … Continue reading

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