Long Time Comin’ – Now on Pandora!

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Woohoo! It only took 3 and a half years (Talk about a Long Time Comin’, but my album, Long Time Comin‘ is now live on Pandora! This is really exciting for me because I’ve never been available on Pandora before. It makes me feel pretty awesome. I’m even smiling right now. If you are a […]

Pete Martin adds Mandolin to [my] Talent Forge

Pete Martin Mandolin Lessons

I am super excited to welcome Pete Martin to [my] Talent Forge. I have known Pete since I was a teenager at Weiser, and Pete’s Waltz was one of the hottest waltzes at Weiser. 20 year’s later, Pete is well known around the fiddling and Mandolin world, and his namesake waltz is still as popular […]

Learn to Play Contest Style Rhythm Guitar from Daniel Carwile

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Daniel Carwile is one of my favorite fiddlers. If you don’t know who Daniel is, you should. You can read about him on his [my] Talent Forge Teacher Profile. And if I were to choose my favorite rhythm guitar players in the world, Daniel would be among my top 3. Daniel’s timing is superb, and […]

New eBook – Fast Fiddle Fitness – Exercises Stretches and Warmups for String Musicians

Fast Fiddle Fitness Violin Edition

I have been interested in health for a very long time, but I started thinking about it in terms of playing music when I was a freshman at the University of Evansville attempting to double major in Viola Performance and Computer Engineering. I had a friend. We’ll call her Suzy. Suzy hadn’t practiced much in […]