Brent Mason – Musicians Hall of Fame

Brent Mason – Musicians Hall of Fame

I had a weird sense of pride wash over me last week – seeing Brent Mason inducted into the Musician’s Hall of Fame (with the rest of the Nashville Players – John Hobbs, Eddie Bayes Jr, Michael Rhodes and Paul Franklin) was literally a moment of “About bloody time...
10,000 hours of practice to become an expert?

10,000 hours of practice to become an expert?

My youngest daughter is 13, and unlike many 13 years ago she still subjects us to a constant barrage of irrelevant questions, kind of like when she was only 5. Most of the time this is delightful as her questions can be about absolutely anything, some of them are...
60 years of pop music and the charts

60 years of pop music and the charts

Quite often you see a thread on social media about how much poop modern music is, especially in ‘the charts’… Granted, the charts as we remember them (if you are as old as me) are gone, with streaming, YouTube and everything else, it doesn’t represent how music is...
10 rules of jamming!

10 rules of jamming!

We had the pleasure of having one of the world’s finest Steel players sit in with us a couple of weeks ago, Sarah Jory. Now, this doesn’t reflect on the quality of the band I am in, we are not so good we command the world’s greatest players to come and play, we’ve...