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Born: 1960-06-06
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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If you're feeling emotional when you're creating something, it'll sound that way.

Tags: Emotional, Feeling, Sound

The classical guitar has a dynamic to it unlike a regular acoustic guitar or an electric guitar. You know, there's times when you should play and there's times when you gotta hold back. It's an extremely dynamic instrument.

Tags: Guitar, Hold, Times

You know, there's times when you should play and there's times when you gotta hold back.

Tags: Gotta, Hold, Times

Acting, at least for me, is very unreal, and when I'm doing it, I actually feel embarrassed.

Tags: Acting, Actually, Unreal

Besides being a guitar player, I'm a big fan of the guitar. I love that damn instrument.

Tags: Big, Guitar, Love

I don't believe in 'greatest'. I believe in favorites.

Tags: Favorites, Greatest

Ray and I do not draw salaries, Any profits will be re-invested into marketing the music we believe in.

Tags: Draw, Marketing, Music

A lot of those little things that I really like doing are just moments of cool articulation, just little moments of phrasing that probably go over everybody's head.

Tags: Cool, Everybody, Head

Favored Nations is a long-term commitment. Our hope is that those who are passionate about real musicianship will want to hear and own most of our albums. We will set out to attain the same direct relationship with our customers that we have with our artists.

Tags: Hear, Hope, Real

History's most treasured musicians were believed in and cultivated to reach their potential. Today, it would be difficult for those musicians to get deals. We have the insight and the tools to identify and bring to fruition the dormant talent that our artists possess.

Tags: Difficult, History, Today

I awake, I meditate, get the kids off to school, go to the gym, go to the Favored Nations office, and usually at around 1 pm I'm home and do music the rest of the day.

Tags: Home, Music, School

I have an independent record label called Favored Nations on which I released an album by an artist called Johnny A, who plays an arch top Gibson through a Marshall, but the tone is all in his fingers.

Tags: Artist, Nations, Top

I know it is common nowadays for artists to start labels but this is a thoroughly constructed vehicle for inspired talent. This is a market that we've been living, breathing and eating for our entire lives - one where a huge void currently exists. Favored Nations is a long-term commitment.

Tags: Living, Start, Talent

It's hilarious, because my guitar has what's known as a tremolo bar or a whammy bar. And the whammy bar is probably the most alien thing on my guitar that could possibly relate to a classical guitar.

Tags: Classical, Guitar, Known

Most people are fascinated to see someone play an instrument in an inspired way. We are moved by witnessing musical brilliance, and it was this notion that led me to purchase the GuitarTV domain 10 years ago.

Tags: Inspired, Musical, Someone

My main calling in life is to seek and achieve spiritual balance, and to express that through my instrument. Everything else is here today, gone later today.

Tags: Life, Spiritual, Today

Reps once took chances on art, History's most treasured musicians were believed in and cultivated to reach their potential. Today, it would be difficult for those musicians to get deals.

Tags: Art, History, Today

Still to this day, I am deeply satisfied when watching a guitar player who is connected with their art and instrument. GuitarTV helps you tap into that connection, and to each other.

Tags: Art, Guitar, Player

We have the insight and the tools to identify and bring to fruition the dormant talent that our artists possess. Favored Nations will be branded as the home base for inspired musical talent.

Tags: Home, Inspired, Talent