Why Buddy Black Plays Trini Lopez Guitars

Why does Buddy Black prefer Gibson Trini Lopez guitars? According to Buddy Black, we can start with the obvious. The artist models Gibson made in the 50s and 60s were some of the finest instruments ever. Diamond inlays, 6 in a row headstock, bound diamond shaped sound...

Blues Artist Buddy Black

Buddy Black This Man Sings The Blues BUDDY BLACK has traveled the globe as a journey man guitar slinger. Played for and shared stages with some of the best. Ernest Tubb, Johnny Rivers, John Conlee, Johnny Paycheck, Chubby Checker, Percy Sledge, Artimus Pyle, Matt...

Music Matters

In a world where we want everything now, we sometimes forget about the effect on our lifestyle and culture our immediate gratification may have. In the world of music, the songwriter depends on royalties paid for the use of his song. Traditionally, royalties are paid...

Do You Love Your Music

On a cold day last week I turned on some music in my house to listen to as I managed my online tasks. I have a playlist that consists of Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross and Drake. All new albums and all purchased and downloaded from iTunes although this could easily be about...

A Hard Case

Not a lot of thought goes into flight cases used to transport expensive music and production equipment. If I had one piece of advice that I could give someone in the performance and touring industry, it would be “buy the best case that you can afford.” Not...