My Christmas guitar notation/tab book on Amazon
Guitar Planet - My blog, Guitar Planet, is a collection of esoteric thoughts and insights into playing guitar and making music
My YouTube Channel - check it out, subscribe, pass it on....
My Other YouTube Channel - more guitar videos here. Check it out, subscribe, pass it on...
David DeLoach - Guitarists FaceBook page - You'll find more guitar insights here
Twitter - Follow me on Twitter
Avenue 615 - My cover band's Facebook page (please check us out and give us a "like" if you like)
DeLoach Films - Need a film done? Check out my little brother's award winning work at DeLoach Films! Here's a Demo Reel. From working in the studio, I've found something in common with Grammy award winning producers - they make you feel good about yourself and they keep the environment relaxed and fun. Academy Award nominated Daniel DeLoach creates the same relaxed and fun vibe when doing a video shoot. The go to guy for artists such as Lyle Lovett, Guy Clark, etc. you won't find a better source for A+++ video/film.
Karin Dreyer Photography - There's photographers, and then there's PHOTOGRAPHERS. Karin makes it seem to easy to get a photo that looks like a magazine cover (by the way, her photos have been featured on several magazine covers). The best photographer I ever used without a doubt.
Jamey Aebersold JazzBooks.com - When I was a young jazz student (as opposed the old jazz student I am now) I used Jamey Aebersold's play along records to practice improvising. I am very honored and humbled that Jamey hand selected by my guitar book, Play Skillfully, to be included in his catalog of educational resources. There is a TON of great material at this site.
The Classic Ax - If you're within driving distance of Nashville and need a guitar set up or repaired, Greg is THE MAN! This guy does the best set up/repair work of anyone I've ever used. He's on Music Row, does all the big names' guitars, but if you walk in off the street, he gives you the same attention he does the pros (well you should probably call first and make an appointment before you try walking in off the street ). No apprentices at this shop - its all Greg. I really appreciate the time he takes to talk over your instrument and evaluate the options. A first class guy for sure.
John S. Kinnard Instruments - John Kinnard built the dreadnaught you see my playing in my videos (see picture below). He is a true artist, who builds for artists. His guitars are some of the best sounding/best playing I've ever made music on - and for a hand built instrument, they are priced very affordably. My dreadnaught is exceptional for both flatpicking and fingerpicking.
Here are some guitar playing friends of mine. Check 'em out....
Marc Cooper - When I grow up, I want to play like Marc Cooper. A true artist of guitar, producing, and all things MIDI. The list of countries he's not played in is much shorter than the list of those in which he has performed. He's one of those rare carriers of jaw dropping talent, humbleness, and genuine friendliness.
Tim May - Whenever I feel like I've finally gotten my flatpicking chops up to a respectable level, one jam with Tim sends me right back to the wood shed. One of the true Nashville Cats.
Martin Blasick - My crazy dorm-room mate from my days at North Texas. We used to practice in the same room at the same time for hours on end playing two different things with two metronomes set to two different beats. If that's not a bonding experience, what is? Martin has been making music in Hollywood since college and has had his work featured in projects such as Oceans Twelve, Oceans Thirteen, Kyle XY, Army Wives, LOST, and a bunch more. He also, populates YouTube on a regular basis with some music vids which only Martin Blasick could create...
Steven Bryant - One of Nashville's finest A-List session bass players (recording with Brooks and Dunn; Ricky Skaggs; Trisha Yearwood; Michael Bolton; Jerry Reed; Steve Holy; Jerry Douglas; Keith Whitley; Taylor Swift; and many others... Touring with Waylon Jennings; Jerry Reed; Jerry Douglas; Ricky Skaggs; Dobie Gray; Michael Martin Murphy; Buffy St. Marie; Keith Whitley; J.D. Crowe; and many others). Check out his site for great insights into the world of studio sessions and musicianship. Pass this link along to your bass player friends! Steven is not only an A-List player, but an A+ individual as well. As a guitarist, I have gained many valuable insights into music and recording sessions from Steven. You will be glad you checked him out.