October 6, 2021

It’s been just over 5 months since I released my new album, Up Higher, and since then… Well… Summer happened here in Alaska, and I kind put away the guitar for awhile. I tend to not play as much music during that time of year, when the days are long and I can spend hours

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June 18, 2021

I’m a total music geek. I love listening to music, talking about music, reading about music, thinking about music, and pontificating about about the magic and influence of certain bands, songs, playing styles, production techniques and the general impact that music has had had on me, and on popular culture in general. So, when my

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May 20, 2021

Much like I do with my photography blog, I thought I’d start a series here on the music blog where I break down my some of my songs and give you some insight about how they were created. Think of this as an illustration of how the song went from original idea to demo to

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May 10, 2021

As a 80s high school guitar player who grew up watching MTV, I suppose it was inevitable that I would eventually grow up get older and make my own music videos. Today I released a music video for  for “Can’t Look Past Ourselves,” which is the lead-off track on my  album, “Up Higher.” It’s incredibly rewarding to

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May 6, 2021

I’m excited to announce that my new album, “Up Higher,” is now available for streaming and purchase on all the big music sites, like Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music, Pandora, YouTube Music, and more. This means you can put it on one of your playlists and rock out to Dan Bailey guitar music anytime you

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April 27, 2021

I’m so excited to announce the release of my brand new album, “Up Higher.” (It’s now available for streaming and purchase on all the big music sites, like Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music, Pandora, YouTube Music, and more.) Featuring eight vocal and instrumental tracks, most of which were written and recorded during the past year, I feel that this collection represents

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April 22, 2021

I’m excited to announce the upcoming release of my brand new album, which is scheduled for release next Tuesday, April 27! It’s called “Up Higher,” and it features a number of all new vocal and instrumental tracks that I’ve been working on for the past few months. Here’s a quick preview of one of the

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April 9, 2021

The other night, while shooting mountain aerials over the Chugach Mountains, I noticed something I’d never seen before, Groups of ravens were flying and playing right up against the high mountain peaks, at almost 7,000 feet! The were pretty hard to spot, but when I came home and checked out the footage, I was blown

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March 22, 2021

I had just come inside from working on the shed I was building this past fall when I saw the news that Eddie Van Halen had died. It was October 6, 2020, and up until that moment, it was like any other pandemic day; you know, the kind that runs together with all of the

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