October 2016

Riffs: WI Jazz Player, Guitar Assault, Busking 101


Milwaukee Jazz Guitarist dies

from jsonline.com

You may not know the name of William H. Ruddy Jr., but his tale is certainly an interesting one. This cat turned down a gig with Oscar Peterson and played with many greats, including Frank Sinatra.

Guitar Assault

from TBO.com

Real violence isn''t funny, so we''re certainly not making light of this situation -- just linking to it. Some dude named Gibson attacked someone with a guitar. For reals.

Busking 101

from buskerworld.com

They say busking is something every musician should do at some point to be humbled and truly in tune with their stuff. Some coinage can help, too. Here''s a guide.