Paper Moon’s featured artist for the month of November is Flavio Cucchi. He will be performing November 19, beginning at 7 pm at the Point Loma Assembly! For tickets: https://flavio.brownpapertickets.com/ Here’s more about this intriguing guitarist: http://www.flaviocucchi.com/flaviocucchi/en/
For as many years as I’ve been playing guitar, 25 now, it seems that the simplest things can sometimes perplex me. That’s why I’m glad to have other musicians, friends, students and teachers in my circle who can offer things from their perspective, point of view or what have you to help shine a […]
One of San Diego’s own, Flamenco Arana: http://www.flamencoarana.com/ is opening up for Las Migas: http://www.lasmigas.com/ on Saturday, October 21 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.
Another year has come and gone, and I feel fine. Better than fine actually. The big 52 was reached without incident, and despite all statistical data for young black boys who grew up the way that I did, I survived. My brother and I joke about […]
Twenty one years old! I can’t believe it. My first-born! Mi Orisha Enana! My Yemaya, Mother of the Oceans, and savior of my heart and soul is twenty-one years old today. She came into the world with only a little angst, born in the wee hours of morning, with rain coming down and my wife […]
When most non-Spaniards, and those new to Flamenco pick up the guitar, the first thing they are consumed by is the concept of the 12 and in turn, starting on the 12. I guess it’s not their fault. I realized that it’s the way it’s taught by a lot of folks, Spaniards included, and […]
Last night, after sitting with it for a couple of hours and scouring You-Tube for some examples, I was able to find my tone and successfully get a version of The Police’s “Message in a Bottle” down. I’ve always loved that song, probably since I first heard it way back in high school. The key […]