Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Levant Jump-Off Show!

On Saturday Dec. 13, I'll be playing my first show as a full band to help kick off the start of Levant. Levant is a sweet new clothing brand started by Bill Riggins and Brad Collins (my brother). If you haven't heard of them yet, you should check 'em out at www.whynotlevant.com because their shirts are awesome! No, but seriously.
I can't wait to perform with a full band so we can actually make my music sound like the recording on my cd...but even a little bit better. We have been practicing a lot and it has been turning out better than I expected! We've been tweaking and changing the songs (for the better) so people who have even heard my songs a whole bunch of times will notice new twists and turns. Another sweet band called For25 will also be playing which is exciting because I have never had the chance to hear them play. So anyways, It looks like its going to be a fun-filled event! See you there!

Friday, September 26, 2008

High School Musical...?

Last week I had the opportunity to play for all of the classes of Mr. Lorentz, my high school guitar teacher.(that's us to the right) Although it was really tiring playing for every period, it payed off to see many kids excited and inspired by the music. It was great experience answering many questions that the students had.

Mr. Lorentz is an incredible classical guitarist and I had the privilage of learning from him all through high school. He was taught by many professional guitarists like Fred Benedetti and the Romeros. The inspiration that was passed to him has influenced my progression.

Scott Patterson has been playing percussion for me and he too was part of the guitar program. In the near future, Scott and others will be playing with me as a full band for the first time. Its exciting to put the full effect of my music in my upcoming shows. Keep in touch to see when and where I'll be playing next!

Friday, September 12, 2008

New Blog

Hey just trying out the whole blogging thing. I'll be posting upcoming shows, news, show reviews and more so keep in touch.