Stream my new single 'Loveless'

Now available on all major streaming platforms! Here are a few links to the song on various streaming platforms. I think there's also a nifty new thing on my nifty new website that will play my new song at the…

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Briggs' Banjo Instructor

Hey there! Merry Briggsmas!

I'm so excited to share this with you! My complete transcription of Briggs' Banjo Instructor is available now! I transcribed all 56 instrumental solos from the original 1855 book. This was the world's first banjo tutor…

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Ancestral Melodies - Finnish Folk Tunes

Terveisiä! Greetings!

Please allow me to introduce the release of Ancestral Melodies! This is a collection of six books with over 150 brand new arrangements of traditional Finnish folk tunes. The arrangements work together in the guitar, piano, and…

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Join My New Banjo Club! It's Free!

Hey all,

Just a quick post to tell you about my new banjo club that I started. It's completely free to join and you get ten new banjo tunes emailed to you every month. That's pretty much it! Just enter…

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Free Sheet Music on Gumroad


I wanted to make a quick post here to tell you about my new sheet music shop on Gumroad. While I move everything from my current site over there, most of my arrangements are free (or close to it)…

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It's Bandcamp Friday!

Hi all! Just a quick update to point you towards my Bandcamp page. Ever since the pandemic started, Bandcamp has dedicated the first Friday of every month to us artists. 100% of what you spend on music today will go…

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Choosing new electric guitar strings

As I sit here trying to decide which electric strings to buy for myself to put on my Telecaster, I’m reminded of one of the most frequent questions I get asked. I thought I’d take some time to gather my…

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What kind of guitar picks should I buy?

In my years of teaching, this is one of the most commonly asked questions I’ve received. Sounds simple enough, right? But have you seen how many there are to choose from?

When you get down to it, there’s nothing wrong…

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