Hello readers here is my blog for the month of November.As you may know Told has moved to Central NY and I am into my 3rd month as a citizen..Thanks to establishment like The Green Gate Inn and Abbott's Village Tavern I have been able to perform not only New material but Cover songs by Artists that inspired me to play way back in 1969,In doing these open mic nights I have been able to perform with the backing of great Musicians whom I admire and whose music I enjoy..Little did I know one year ago ,that I would be playing Unplugged shows on a weekly basis and not wondering when my songs would be heard.A big thanks go out to the following musicians for their Friendship and allowing me to share the stage with,Joe B Henson,Kevin Barrigar,Rick Jewett and Kevin Dean.Until next time I will use my credo that I never tire of,,KEEP ON ROCKIN'.Peace.
Hello friends As some of you know I recently relocated to Central NY.This move gave me the initiative to begin playing live shows with only my acoustic and my songs.A year ago I would have said nah, I will never do Open Mic night here.Well, there I am playing my own music as well as songs by the people whose music will be forever ingrained in my life.It's nice to be able to play that Neil Young song and then ,sneak one of my own in .I am going into my 4 th show in a month and looking forward into seeing some and or many of you there thanks for listening aand as always" Let The Music Do The Talking".
Hello Friends here is yet another installment of my blogs.After returning to NY from Florida I became Told, yet another Musical chapter in my life.In between working at a local grocery store and writing new material for a soon to be released EP it became apparent that I would have to move to a larger and more fertile environment .It is a safe assumption that the scene there was in dire need of change and that I was not going to lead the way of a true original artist.Age has nothing to do with talent as they would like you to believe,My musical friends would also agree as they are in the 40 + age group,Being part of the club has never appealed to me and I am a true innovator of the singer/songwriter who has chosen to not only to continue but grow as an artist.I will not speak harshly of the scene I left but wish them all success in their endeavors.I would like to thank those who have taken the time to listen and appreciate what Told is doing and what I will continue on my Life journey in Music.Til the next time Friends and Fans, stay happy and enjoy what we have on this ever chaotic and crazy planet.Always remember to be good to one another!!!
Hi friends just wanna fill you in with whats been going on .As you know the song "Told" was released last month and has done pretty good..Since moving back to NY i have a renewed passion for what I do, and I will hopefully continue to write new songs for You the listener.Until the next Blog, keep good music in your life for it is one of the last things that cannot be taken away.
Hello to all who read these blogs.On July 11th Told released it's first song since arriving back in New York.Between settling into a new Apt/Studio .So far the song is doing well much to my satisfaction ,and a new song is in the works .Kinda reminds me of when 8 Months was written in 2010.Hopefully creativity and time allows for more to come.Thanks to all who listen and continue to watch the videos.
Hey Kevin...listened to your stuff...DEEP...DARK...RAW ...Wow what killer use of the signature riff and hook on your song ...I've got to admit its grows on ya and the video is a plus...gets right in your head...but what excites me in your writing and playing...is the patients of the songs...man you've got your head wired tight on your songs with an eazy feel that lets you hear and is not forced on the listener ...great job Kevin...New York style.
HELLO TO ALL THE FRIENDS WHO READ MY BLOGS.A NEW YEAR HAS ARRIVED AND WITH IT MANY NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR ME.LAST YEAR I SET NO GOALS THAT I HAD TO MEET AND I BELIEVE THAT IS WHY I DIDN'T HAVE A PRODUCTIVE YEAR AS I SHOULD HAVE. A NEW SONG IN PRODUCTION THE FIRST WEEK OF JANUARY AND THIS YEAR I AM GONNA PLAY A LOT OF GUITAR FOR ME AND WITH OTHERS WHEN I AM HIRED FOR GIGS.STILL NOT RELYING ON A BAND HAS MADE ME SELF SUFFICIENT .GUITARMANK ON YOUTUBE HAS 84 VIDEOS IN 3 YRS AND STILL GOING STRONG.JUST WANTED TO UPDATE MY ACTIVITY AND KEEP ON ROCKIN.
Hello Reverbnation friends and fans.I have finally completed the DVD/CD 8 Months. If you are interested in securing a copy for you or friend you may shoot me a message here or at the official band page at www.facebook.com/blacksquier.It features 8 songs as well as 4 music videos and the popular Summer Series recorded this year.Giving you a lot of bang for your buck is what Blacksquier does best.Thanks for listening.
Hello to all my friends here on Reverbnation. This is the first blog i have written since May of this year.Just a few lines to let you know how things are workin.The CD 8 Months was complete in August and now awaiting artwork and added videos.You may have heard the new song Harvest Time on my player this is the beginning of yet another phase in my song writing and playing.With neither Facebook or Myspace being interested in music much these days,I will strive to bring the best here that i know you will like to hear.In the meantime check out my videos at www.youtube.com/guitarmank.
Hello , just thought i would write a few thoughts down today, being a cold spring afternoon.Did you ever notice that when life turns sour you can always turn to your music to lift your spirits and give you a reminder why you became a musician in the first place.Such is the case for me, a failed relationship was the basis of my songs in the old band.We all know the world sucks but i feel we should write uplifting songs from time to time so people have something to hum along or sing to while driving to work or school.Thanks to reverbnation and all the people who vote and care about the undiscovered and hopefully future stars. Rock On.