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  • New Song! Christmas In The Air

    Written and recorded by me, sung by my wife Jen. You can hear it on my Music Page Hope you like it.

  • Studio Time

    I know the whole studio room isn’t set up yet, but this part is exciting because I can record, mix, and edit now: Install Pro Tools 11.3.1 and all associated drivers, plugins, etc. into Windows 10.  Install 16-channel audio interface drivers and settings panel.   Install ASIO4ALL audio drivers into Windows 10.   Connect Audio interface to computer […]

  • Labor Day Project

    For the past several weeks, I’ve been cleaning, painting, and remaking parts of the house and moving all the furniture and belongings back in bit by bit. Today, I decided that I needed to do something for myself. As things get straightened out, I will have a Music Room/Recording Studio in the basement. I have […]

  • Custom Pickguards

    I have decided to make my 3 basses match by making custom similar pickguards. I am still working on my Fretless Jazz Bass, but I have already shaped the pickguard for it also. Here is a pic with my 2 P-Basses – 4- and 5-string – and their new custom matching pickguards. The shape is […]

  • Jazz Bass Makeover 2013 (-2021)

    Ok, here I go again. This time to update my 1978 Fender Jazz Bass. It’s not the first time I have done so. Around 1988 (I don’t remember exactly when) I decided to replace the neck with a fretless neck. I was serving in the US Navy in the Print Shop on an aircraft carrier […]

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