I am a former folk music radio host with a strong interest in trad jazz. I play guitar in a band "Big Hats and No Cattle" which has an eclectic repertoire and I host a music blog where I attempt to reveal the connections between various genres and periods of popular music.
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From Lisa Markley's MySpace page.
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I checked out your page in the Jazz Network. Nice playing! When you get a moment please check out my free guitar lesson page at: http://www.bluesandjazzguitar.blogspot.com/ pass it on to friends, students and anyone who likes jazz guitar. I’m trying to promote jazz and blues guitar.
Clark - I was just checking out your blog, you've got some good stuff there! You're doing a good service; YouTube can be quite overwhelming - there's just so much there - by breaking it down and pulling out quality music, you're finding the good stuff for us. You've got an interesting & eclectic taste too - I like it! I'll be back for more.
Thanks for the add, Clark! I love the name of your band, Big Hats and No Cattle. Hope you'll stop by and listen to the new tracks I've added .. they are all tracks off my new CD which will be "officially" released end of this month.
Hello Clark!...Thanks for stopping by!...No I am not the artist of the paintings in my photo slide show on my page...They are done by a variety of artists...Enjoyed reading through your blog at clarkspicks.com...Have a great upcoming week!
Peace & Blessings
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
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