Blue Menagerie is all about free music and performance.
It is an acoustic project putting together all of the best material I have written under one collective name. It is basically a life's story about my experiences, observations and opinions.
The Blue Menagerie vision started about 10 years ago and I have songs that have lasted that long. Although my style has changed over the years and my writing has matured, sometimes the early raw, naive stuff is some of the most original you write. Who was it that said all music is either plagerism or revolution...?
My early influneces are Hard Rock/Metal, which probably gave me my rhythm. My writing is acoustic and inspired by bands such as Sister Hazel, K's Choice, Dave Matthews, Pat McGee, Jars of Clay, Counting Crows, Del Amitri, Hootie and the blowfish, Ben Harper, John Butler Trio
My guitar heros are Mark Knopfler, Eddie Van Halen and Ace Frehley.
Applause summit series semi-acoustic guitar (7 years)
Washburn rhino electric (9 years)
Yamaha Bass (6 months)
MXL990 condenser mic (Acoustic guitar)
SM-57 Shure mic (Vocals)
Please feel free to leave a message for me about anything on my message board.
Hope you enjoy the music!