April is the cruelest month

Funny how I’d almost forgotten what it’s like, that buoyant highline ride across a string of performances that just won’t let you stop til it’s all done. But after two days of wake-up, travel, play til numb, stare at alien bedroom ceiling, get up too soon after a dawn ice storm, absorb coffee and carbs,… Continue reading April is the cruelest month

Day 3 – 2019 Martins for NAMM

Day 3 – OM-28 Modern Deluxe With a special vintage neck and ultra modern construction features of the new Modern Deluxe Series    

Spoon’s Martinfest Schedule

Spoon’s Martinfest Schedule: Thursday and Friday: C. F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, PA, catching up with old friends and playing new guitars. Saturday: Martin on Main Street Fair, center of town at the top of Main St. 2:45 Spoon will be appearing with the Paul Ukena Trio on the main stage. 5:00 Spoon will be… Continue reading Spoon’s Martinfest Schedule

Let the 2017 restringing begin!

Packets are gathered, Monels, 80/20s, phosphor bronze Gauges may vary, but I shall not tarry When poked in fingers results in some stingers

Happy 2017!

Like so many, I am so glad to see 2016 go. Here’s to a much better 2017. I am looking forward to performing, recording, reviewing, with some excellent guitars in the coming year. I spent New Years Eve talking out all of my guitars, because I know they can get bored, and spent some time… Continue reading Happy 2017!