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With Doug and Caroline Bossi of the cool production music library and custom music company iSpy Music.
With Les Paul's son at the auction of Les' estate, Los Angeles 2013.
With Les Wise, my private teach while at Musician's Institute as a student, and ongoing friend. At my house in LA 2012-13.
Playing Howard Robert's famous "Black Guitar" at Jay Roberts kick off party for "The HR Project" at NAMM 2015 in Anaheim, CA. Thanks to current owner Wolf Marshall for letting some crazy guy he never met before play it ;-)
With Dave Hill, who was my student when I taught at MI, and the great Pat Martino, at the Musician's Institute Reunion.
With LA session stalwart guitarist Iam Keene, Ambrosia's Doug Jackson, and uber drummer David Anderson at a Jazzedelics gig 1/15 at Alva's Showroom in LA.
With Don Mock and Keith Wyatt at the MI Reunion.
With Jazzedelics singers Tony Jones and Angela Carole Brown at Alva's in LA, Jan 2015.
With the last surviving members of the Spike Jones Band at a Giving Music Gig, Jan 2015.
In the studio Jan 2015
My 2008 ES335, one of my main guitars.
Leading a 60's party gig for the Oasis Singles group in LA, about 2002.
With the legendary Don Mock at the Musician's Institute Reunion. Don should have been bigger than John McLaughlin.
At my friends the Dwyers house for a jam - Jon was my best friend in High School and I walked to my first day of Kindergarten with his wife Phyllis. It's nice to have roots friends with all the places I have lived ;-)
My best friends from when I was a student at Musician's Institute at the reunion, Bruce Buckingham and Jeff Putterman.
Jazz performance about 2010 with Jerry Watts (bass), Aldo Bentivegna (drums) and Dave Seibels (keys) .
With Carl Cedar, Don Mock, and Robby LeBlanc at the MI Reunion.
The band on Easter at Christian Assembly Church, with pastor Mark Pickerill re-tuning my guitar ;-)
With my nephew Mike, and nieces Laura and Pam.
NAMM Show 2014 with Joe DiBlasi, Brian Price, and Sergio Gonzales.
Outdoor Jazzedelics gig at Pershing Square downtown in LA 2014, with Angela Carole Brown.
Django D. Dawg.
Late 80's promo shots, with PLENTY of hair gel - This was used to submit to a record company to be their "next John Scofield" - I bet they took one look at the pix and threw the tape away, this is not exactly a "jazz look" :-)
Playing The Pond in LA with the Jennifer York Quartet, opening for Seal.
In the dressing room at the Pond in LA around 2004 getting ready to open for Seal. Boney James dressing room was next to mine - he has a lot of chops and abilities outside of smooth jazz!
At the Baked Potato with Jazzedelics 2014.
With my niece Laura Danowski, an up and coming comedian in the comedy team Cheap Smokes in LA, 2014.
With sister Pat getting ready to go to my high school reunion - i was voted "most shady character" in HS - still shady after all these years :-)
Playing at the Pavilion on Catalina Island off the coast of LA about 2008.
I had a guy take this shot in I think the Dallas/Ft. Worth airport in a B.B. Kings restaurant just before they tore it down, I could see what kind of shot I could get and the guy took one picture and got it just right - it looks like I am telling B.B. a joke or something ;-)
With the Perkulators in LA 2013.
With Allen Hinds at NAMM 2015.
Playing the Anime Awards after party with Barry Mosley Trio at USC in LA, Jan 2015.
Barry Mosley Trio at the Anime Awards.
With Larry Bodner, Toronto sax man and long time friend and tour buddy ;-)
With Camillo Verlandia (Julio Iglesias) at NAMM 2015.
With Corey Gonzales at NAMM 2015, another student who went pro - he has a great recording studio now.
With one of Musician's Institute's favorite instructors Daniel Gilbert at the MI Reunion. Dan and I lived across the driveway from each other in Hollywood when I was a student and he had just started teaching there after he graduated - the golden years of MI, as Pat Hicks called it.
In my LA studio with David Becker (David Becker Tribune) 2012-3
With Doug Mathews and Doug Jackson (Ambrosia) at NAMM 2015.
With Doug Jackson of Ambrosia at NAMM 2015 in the Fender booth.
Recording a film scoring session at LA's historic East West Studio, 2012-3.
Me and Dan Gilbert at the MI Reunion again, he's a fantastic player that more people should know about !
With the owner of Alva's Showroom, one of the best jazz venue's in LA, and great guitarist Hristo Vitchev, 2015.
With the great Jay Roberts, Howard Roberts son - he almost might have more chops than HR did!
With Jeff Berlin at NAMM 2014, for sure one of the best electric bass players in the world.
With the Louis Metoyer Group at NAMM 2015.
With great composer / guitarist Basil Fung.
With Musician's Institute founding president Pat Hicks.
With Pat Kelly at NAMM.
A Christmas party at my house in LA 2013 playing with the great LA studio and touring guitarist Ramon Stagnaro.
At my LA house around 2010 with the actor that played "Uncle Ricco" in Napoleon Dynamite - he came over to buy some gear ;-)
With Albert Lee bassist Will MacGregor, we've known each other almost from the first week he got to LA.
Playing a replica of The Alvin Lee "Goin' Home" guitar at NAMM 2013.
The legendary Ron Eschete, Pat Martino, and Larry Carlton at the Musician's Institute Reunion.
My dog Django and I 2012.
With the best guitar tech I have ever had in any city, Eric Chaz of Eric's Guitars in LA, right after he set up my new custom shop 2012 "'62 Relic" Strat, March 2015.
Performing with the Guitar Choir at Christian Assembly church in Eagle Rock, CA under the great Tommy Walker.
Most of my guitars circa 2013 in my LA studio.
The Perkulators circa 2012, Craig Pilo (drums,) Robbyn Kirmsse, (vox) Larry Antonino (bass, vox), and Jack Maeby (keys.)
With Robbyn Kirmsse doing the Oasis Singles '60s Party in LA around 2002.
With Steve Lawrence (bass) Jim Martin (drums) and Robbyn Kirmsse doing the Oasis Singles '60s Party in LA around 2002.
Jazzedelics first gig, 2013.
Jazzedelics (spelled wrong) at the Baked Potato, LA 2014.
With Jennifer York (Jennifer York Quartet) in the dressing room at the Pond, LA around 2005.
With Larry Bodner, Toronto around 2007.
Guitar family around 2012.
My mom, Florida around 2009.
The Ohio Rock display at the Rock & Roll Museum in Cleveland - my first gig at the end of high school in Toledo OH was playing with Johnny & The Hurricanes, who the Beatles actually opened for as they were coming up - they are in this display ;-)
The Perkulators, about 2012, Key Kim (bass), Bobby Vitor (keys), Robbyn Kirmsse (vox), Michael Turner (drums & vox).
My composing partner Steve Goomas during a recording session for a Sonoton CD, about 2004.
Playing in LA with old high school friend Tom Caufield (Toth) in the early 2000's. There are a lot of my friends from HS that are still pros.
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