Michael Dowdle – Songs, Albums & Career

michael dowdle gutiarist

Born in Oklahoma, at the age of five Michael Dowdle began his musical journey on the piano. A few years later he picked up the violin and began playing in school orchestras. As his love for music grew, so did his interest in rock and roll. Because of his background, at the age of fifteen, … Read more

Steve Gregory – Career, Song & Biography

Steve Gregory guitarist

Steve has toured extensively with the legendary Ray Charles, pop icon Frankie Valli, Chanteuse Anjani along with poetic guest Leonard Cohen. He has had occasion to perform with a number of great and varied artists including Macy Gray, Michael Buble, Patti Austin, Heather Headley, Stacie Orrico, Diane Reeves, Alphonse Mouzon, John Daversa, and many others. … Read more

Murat Kirkit – Bio, Early Life & Career

Murat Kirkit

Growing up listening to 90s rock records of his older brother, Murat Kirkit became interested in the guitar at the age of 11. For a couple of years, he studied classical guitar. He then pursued his earlier interest and studied rock guitar for quite a long time. He was moved deeply when hearing George Benson … Read more

Tone Reference – Types of Woods & Combinations

Tone Reference

I usually avoid discussions on tone for the following reason. The tone is very subjective and the descriptions of tone can be somewhat misleading. Anytime tone is mentioned, we have to always consider one of the primary tone generators: your Hands! Each individual’s hands produce a tone that is unique. The list that follows is … Read more

Swampcaster – Professional Guitars


Serial Number: 1926 Completed: 04/25/2018 Body Wood: Swamp Ash Body Color: Vintage Shoreline Gold Chambers: N Top Wood: N/A Bridge: Tremelo Neck Wood: Maple Neck Finish: Satin Neck Carve: 60’s C Taper Overcarve: +.050 (.855-.980) Nutsize: 1.6875″ Fretboard Wood: East Indian Rosewood Fretboard Radius: 10″ Pickups Bridge: Melancon PAFB Humbucker Pickups Middle: N/A Pickups Neck: … Read more