Recent Work

The clips available via the links below are presented purely for portfolio purposes as recent examples of my published work. Although I was the author of the original text in all cases, I claim no ownership of the final product. If you represent one or more of the publications that have been drawn from here and object to the presence of the clips online for copyright reasons, please contact me and I will remove them.

Article on Adrian Belew’s guitar collection, Guitar Player, March 2018

Feature article on the history of bossa nova, Acoustic Guitar, November 2017

Interview with John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring, JazzTimes cover story, September 2017

Career retrospective interview with Jimmy Heath, JazzTimes, June 2017

“Overdue Ovation” feature on big-band leader Ed Palermo, JazzTimes, May 2017

Feature article on classical guitarists Andrés Segovia and Scott Tennant, Guitar Aficionado, November/December 2016

Feature article on the legacy of Albert Ayler, JazzTimes, October 2016

Article on Ork Records: New York, New York boxed set, The New York Observer, November 5, 2015

Interview feature with Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard, Newsday, September 13, 2015

Interview feature with David Duchovny, Guitar Aficionado cover story, July/August 2015

Feature article on Pops Staples, Guitar Aficionado, May/June 2015

Profile of the Gipsy Kings’ Tonino Baliardo, Guitar Aficionado, May/June 2014

Interview feature with Public Enemy’s Chuck D on Record Store Day 2014, Newsday, April 13, 2014

Review of Johnny Cash’s Out Among the Stars, Billboard, March 29, 2014

Report on an in-store performance by Wild Beasts, The New York Observer, March 4, 2014

Review of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor album, Bass Player, February 2014

Profile of Boston billionaire car dealer and guitar collector Ernie Boch Jr., Guitar Aficionado, January/February 2014

Queens of the Stone Age concert preview feature, Newsday, December 8, 2013

Review of Peter Hook’s memoir Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, Bass Player, June 2013