Dudley Taft

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  • 2015 European Tour Blog Part 4


    So, with 2 hours of sleep we took turns driving and hightailed it to Berlin. Destination: the Marriott hotel. Hello sheets, hello king size beds! Hahaha... Berlin was not what I expected. Having be...

  • 2015 European Tour Blog Part 3


    What better place to play for us in Middleburg, Zeeland than Bar American ? Ha ha. Middleburg is on the southern coast of the Netherlands on a peninsula that sticks out into the Atlantic. It's not ...

  • 2015 European Tour Blog Part 2


    We were leisurely investigating the castle, taking our time and enjoying the sights when I checked the email that listed the address for our next gig in Burghaun. It was about 12:30 pm, and I notic...

  • 2015 European Tour Blog Part I


    European Tour Blog 2015 PART 1: APRIL 22 TO MAY 1 2015   "There is nothing quite like sitting at an outdoor café, spending an hour or two over a cup of coffee or a beer. Or both, as has been known ...

  • European Tour September 2014 Part 2


    Part 2: POLAND ROCKS! The band rocks Otwock First, a note from Eric Robert, our keyboard master: "A friend of mine (who has been around the globe and who knew I’d be getting to tour more overseas) ...

  • European Tour September 2014 Part 1


    This was the most successful of our four tours of Northern Europe. We continue to build our audience in the Netherlands and Germany, and are off to a great start in Poland. Also, it was Eric Robert...

  • European Tour May - June 2014


      European tour #3 was a big success. Dudley Taft - Guitar, vocals John Kessler - Bass, vocals Carl Martin - Drums Europe has a smell : Diesel, tobacco and cologne. At 2am , when we finish loading ...

  • Neil Young


    1979. Indianapolis. 7th grade. Art class. Barrow Davidian was the teacher, and a bit of a hippie though he had short hair. He was the ‘coolest’ teacher we had in 7 th grade. He was laid back and pl...

  • David Bowie: One of My Biggest Influences


    David Bowie  When I was in Kindergarten, back in the early 70’s, there was a woman who came every week or so to play the piano. She played a lot of corny stuff like Hot Crossed Buns, Yankee Doodle ...

  • Thoughts on Lou Reed


    I discovered Lou Reed when I was about 12 or 13.  Lou provided an alternative to the bombastic cocksure rock of the 70’s, and somehow his music caught my ear in spite of its lack of the guitar-hero...

  • Dudley's Studio Pt 2


    Over the last few weeks, there has been much progress in the recording studio!  Local sound engineer Ashley Shepherd (who has worked with Peter Frampton) made a trip down to Nashville and returned ...

  • Dudley's Studio Pt 1


    Dudley's Studio Pt 1 ~Transition~   "I want you, (to) show me the way," (this thing works),is a phrase that kept running through my head as I tried to figure out the complicated connections of the ...

  • Peter Frampton's Studio Pt 2


    Part II - Moving In We moved in to our new house mid-August. Exactly one week before the kids started school. " Ready, FIRE, Aim " is what I called this process. A bit sloppy, but it worked. (And n...

  • Peter Frampton's Studio Pt 1


    " Peter Frampton Has Moved To Nashville " " Cincinnati has lost its British rock star. Peter Frampton has moved back to Nashville …" On Jan. 23, he wrote on his Facebook page that furniture was sta...

  • 34 Years and counting


    Today (July 4th) is my thirty-seventeenth birthday (heh), and marked the beginning of my thirty-fourth year as a guitarist and songwriter. So, what is it like to play guitar for that long? Well, on...

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