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It is a beautiful Monday morning here in central North Carolina as I sit at my desk writing this blog post. Currently the sun is shining brilliantly outside and the spring blossom of flowers outside my studio window is as welcoming as it gets. I have had the blessed privilege of participating in some really […]

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Live After Five

Last Friday I had the privilege of backing up indie harpist Eryn Jones Fuson at the Live After Five Concert Series in the village of Pinehurst, NC. The sun was shining and the crowd full! We opened up for the band Night Years (I have added a link to their website below). Here is a […]

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YouTube Videos

Hello everyone! This is just a quick blog post to let you know that I am back on YouTube in full swing! For the last five weeks I have been uploading a new video every Saturday morning. Currently the regularly scheduled videos published every Saturday are cajon lessons however I will also be uploading other […]

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Drum Clinic Performance Clip

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to facilitate a drum clinic at Christ Community Church with Dale Baker. The video below is a performance clip of Dale and I playing together with singer-songwriter Claybrook. You can learn more about his music  at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1pa_iENRJ4&t=180s Below the video I have pasted the video description from YouTube. I […]

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Drum and World Percussion Clinic

Hello everyone! I am very excited about this upcoming drum clinic with my friend Dale Baker (Six Pence None the Richer, and many other notable producers, artists, and bands). The clinic is free, however there is an optional registration which includes educational resources, promotional material, and one free online lesson. To register online click the […]

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Indie Harp Concert December 15

This Friday evening December 15th I will be accompanying indie harpist Eryn Jones Fuson during her CD release concert. Over the last several months Eryn has been visiting my studio to record her second album (first with original songs) Trail of White. Eryn’s album is an intimately  crafted compilation of delicate songs that showcase a […]

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A year steady coming and going…

The Autumn season has come and winter is upon us. It has been a busy year for me as I have spent it writing and defending my masters thesis. I am excited to announce that I have successfully passed my thesis defense this past summer and finished the ethnomusicology graduate program at Liberty University. That […]

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Easter Weekend & New Projects

Hello all! I am excited about new projects coming up that I have been working on! On the academic route I am still plugging away at my thesis and will be finished with my ethnomusicology M.A. this summer! I am hoping and believing this will be the year that all of the plans for a […]

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Busy Days

Last week was a beautifully busy week of music. On Saturday I was in Greensboro, NC for a rehearsal with Stephen Roach and Michael Pritchard of the band Songs of Water. The rehearsal was for a percussion trio that will be accompanying three very talented dancers during the second night of The Breath and the […]

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Events

This past weekend I loaded up a small percussion rig in the “man-van” and headed to Southport, NC to perform for a fundraiser event. The event was held at the Southport community building which is right on the banks of the Cape Fear River where the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercostal Waterway join. I was […]

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