Coop's Blog #1 - A Great Way to Remember Those Special Instruments
Let's face it, guitars go WAY deeper than just owning them. We are emotionally attached to them, and some would say that a Strat, or LP, or Tele, is an extension of themselves.
Time to take a stand
I would take this opportunity, like many others who have a platform from which to speak, however small, to simply add my voice to the now global #blacklivesmatter movement, call for police reform, and an end to systemic racism.
The beginning of something guitar
In the fall of 2019 I had the privilege of attending a guitar masterclass given by a long-time friend who made a successful career from his music, and in particular, his guitar playing. At one point he asked that we go around the room with each of us giving a bit of personal history with music, and our guitar playing. When my turn came I mentioned one instance in my younger days where I was left broken-hearted when my girlfriend at the time decided to call it quits with me. In jest, I mentioned that I eased my pain by...