Mixing it Up

Mixing it Up – Closer to the Finish Line After taking a break, I was back in the studio this month for more mixing of my album, In a Circle. Wow, it?s been a long journey since I started recording the first vocal and?guitar tracks in the studio! At this point,...

Local Artist Spotlight: Jon Merriman

It?s time to shine the friendly Meadowlark spotlight on one of my favorite local Sacramento artists. This week, I present to you the one and only, Jon Merriman. Jon Merriman Trio I met Jon way back in the mid 1980?s through another good friend and musician, Christian...

Demos in the Studio

Studio Update Demos I worked with Ed in the studio last weekend to create some booking demo songs. All the demos were taken from songs that will appear on my forthcoming album, In a Circle. Also, the songs consist of two tracks with me singing and playing guitar....

Sequoia Dreamtime

Song Spotlight: Sequoia Dreamtime This song, Sequoia Dreamtime, was inspired by a trip Dena and I took in the spring of 2016. We took a long drive south of Fresno to attend a family reunion. I ?learned that the reunion location wasn?t far from Sequoia/Kings Canyon...

Artist Spotlight: Livingston Taylor

The Brothers Taylor I?m a huge fan of James Taylor. In fact, he was one of the main singer-songwriters of the early 1970?s who greatly inspired me. Back in the early years of my guitar playing, I spent time learning Taylor?s hit tunes of the day like Fire and Rain. I...