How To Get More Gigs As A Guitarist

Just some more tips to help you get more gigs as a guitarist. A few weeks back I covered how to get more gigs for you band but this one Read More

Video Shoot [Plus Video]

guitar gear video shoot

So, it’s been a long time since I wrote the first piece on the video shoot. There really is only one reason why – Editing! It took over four weeks Read More

How To Get More Gigs

Here are 10 simple ways to get more gigs as a guitarist and musician.  You might be doing some of these but if you apply all 10, you’ll see the Read More

Hearing It – Just as Important as Playing

Michael Jackson

“As Michael Jackson couldn’t fluently play any instruments, he would sing and beatbox out how he wanted his songs to sound by himself on tape, layering the vocals, harmonies and Read More

I’ve GOT TALENT – have you?!

The last four Sundays, I’ve been a talent show judge. I know – it’s scary that someone would trust a guitarist, let alone me to judge talent! Be that as Read More

Exceptional Live Music (and Local to boot)

Last weekend I drove to the next city to spend most of the day at the Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival. This is a 2 day live music festival, packed Read More

Help! I’m Doing A Video Shoot

filming music video

I’m on a video shoot in a couple of weeks’ time with the function band I’m part of. We’re doing this to be able to send to agents, venue, event Read More

What Prince Can Teach You About Live Performing

Prince (the artist), has been in the news again lately. He’s up to his old tricks.     For those of you who don’t know, Prince flew in to London Read More

You Should Try Teaching Guitar Too

DADGAD guitar tuning

…. But Ashley, are you serious? Me, teach?! No – Never.   Ok. I get it; you don’t where to start, how to explain concepts, plus patience, well that generally Read More

Is Music College Worth It?

Music College

As you might imagine, I get asked this a lot.   I always start with this question:   “What do you hope going to Music College will do for you?” Read More