The Roarer March by Horace Weston

The Roarer March was originally written as a banjo duet by Horace Weston (1825-1890). It was most likely published in 1883 and was still being advertised after his death. Unfortunately the original sheet music for the banjo duet has not…

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Happy Juneteenth!

Happy Juneteenth! 

Here in the United States, we celebrate Juneteenth today. This is sometimes known as Emancipation Day. On June 19th, 1865, Union troops under the command of General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas. Granger was finally able to…

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Playing guitar wasn't very cool in 1904 

Love's Dreams Waltz was the first guitar solo published by BMG Magazine. This appeared in the April 1904 issue. It came out at a time when guitar was not a very popular instrument when compared to the banjo and mandolin…

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Let's play Star Trek on guitar!

As season three of Star Trek: Picard wrapped up this past week, I decided to pay a little tribute to one of my favorite television franchises with a new guitar arrangement. I reharmonized a few of the chords but hopefully…

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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 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 lead sheet books…

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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

Greetings!

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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