The Realness of Your "Why" acousitc guitar acoustic guitar groove active listening beginner guitar lesson benefits of music better songs creative thinking daw effective practice electric guitar frustrated mental health music city nashville songwriter songwriter truth on writing hits writing hit singles Jan 06, 2022

Today, my “why” became more meaningful and specific. Every year it gets clearer because of creative thinking, action and reflection and I want your why to be as loud as a battlecry. 

I’ll explain.

As I record music for a potential TV show placement in my home studio, I find...

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Active Listening for the Unconvinced active listening american songwriter magazine guitar guitar coach listen listening songwriter songwriting why does listening matter? Aug 10, 2021

You might have heard me talk about active listening because I'm a huge advocate for it as a songwriting guitar  coach. But why is this so important? What are the benefits? Do you really need to do this consistently? 

If you’re thinking, “active listening doesn’t really...

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