Category Archives: Music Theory

Irec: Tape Op, Space Photography, what do with left over medications

Interested in learning about audio recording. Tape Op offers a free subscription to its magazine. Space Photography What to do with left over medications (i.e. prescription disposal)prescrip_disposal Advertisements

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10 Things you Gotta Do to Play like Pat Martino

From Guitar Player Magazine

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IREC: Jimmy Wyble

My friend and mentor Jimmy Wyble passed away this past Saturday January 16, 2009. He was a loved husband, master musician, guitarist, teacher, composer, and friend to many people and animals. I mention animals since he left behind his cat … Continue reading

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Irec: Composite Blues, Roger Wood, Myths of Entrepreneurship

Composite Blues by Jean-Marc Belkadi /January 2001 Issue of (Guitar Player Magazine?) The next time you’re looking for a way to juice up your blues line, try this: Pick a blues scale, and then combine it with the blues scale … Continue reading

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Irec – Carey’s Diminished Returns

Carey Fosse Below is an email from musician Carey Fosse sent to me August 5, 2008 and republished with permission from Mr. Fosse. RJ –  The last couple days I’ve been working with open strings and the diminished scale that … Continue reading

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Irec – No drumset required, Belacan Grill, Small Pleasures

Reid Defever‘s book ‘ No drumset Required. Belacan Grill – Malaysian Bistro in Tustin, California (Orange County). Small Pleasures – Video (see you tube link)

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Irec – American Mavericks, Sid Jacobs, Brewery Artwalk

American Mavericks Radio & Internet Series From American Mavericks’ website American Mavericks is a groundbreaking new radio and Internet series produced by American Public Media in association with the San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director, with support … Continue reading

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Irec – Composite Blues, Metal Jazz, RoboExotica

Composite Blues – by Jean-Marc Belkadi /January 2001 Issue of (Guitar Player Magazine?). ” The next time you’re looking for a way to juice up your blues line, try this: Pick a blues scale, and then combine it with the … Continue reading

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Irec: Wichita Lineman, Sid Jacobs,Socal Tango

One of my favorite guitar players, Ben Monder interpreting the song Wichita Lineman. Music lessons from one  Los Angeles musician, Sid Jacobs. He is a wonderful guitar player who deserves wider recognition. Tango dancing in Southern California.

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Irec! Urban Man,Zaca, and improvising with sus structures

The Urban Man Every week, The Urban Man sets out to fathom Los Angeles: its mystery, its poetry and its beautiful conundrums. Along the way, he often gets personally involved with his subject and fraternizes with the natives. Zaca Lake … Continue reading

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