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Stick Theory: Norwegian Wood (Beatles cover) on the Chapman Stick Guitar

I’m continuing my series of Chapman Stick Guitar videos with my cover of the classic Beatles tune Norwegian Wood. Their is a long history of jazz versions of Beatles songs. That’s the subject for a future post. I’m just adding

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Stick Theory – Summertime (Jazz Standard) on the Chapman Stick Guitar SG12

Summer is finally making itself known to us here in NYC so it seems like an appropriate time to post my cover of the jazz standard Summertime to Stick Theory, the playlist of my solo Chapman Stick Guitar videos (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLogHrynqXOvSmeQXOw_SAW0etIHHKV8mX).

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“It’s a Stick Thing” . . : Complaints and Coincidences

Recently, two separate Chapman Stick related events occurred to me in the course of two days. Given that the Chapman Stick related things are not exactly common everyday occurrences, it gave me pause. The first was a comment I received

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A Haiku For The Holidays 2016

Here We Go Again Another Year To Give Thanks Happy Holidays Silver Bells  on the Chapman Stick Guitar

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Another Haiku For The Holidays

Another Haiku As we seek a state of grace Happy Holidays Amazing Grace performed on the Chapman Stick Guitar (SG-12)    

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The Dreidel Song On Chapman Stick Guitar

Tonight’s the last night of Hanukkah, the Jewish holiday celebrating the re-dedication of the Second Holy Temple in Jerusalem after the Maccabean revolt. I always felt that Christmas songs were generally better that the songs associated with Hanukkah. However there

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Stick Theory Continued: Another Chapman Stick Guitar Video

I thought I would post a new video of me performing on the Chapman Stick Guitar. Here I’m doing a couple of choruses of the blues standard “Nobody Knows You When Your Down And Out”. It’s a fun song to

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