Areas of exploration and workshops/lectures:
Mixing sound for Film, Video, TV
Recording and editing VO
Mixing for Promo
Mixing and design for Games
Video editing 101
Haptics editorial and design for Mobile devices and VR
These are designed workshops that run for 2-3 hours
Teaching music to the aliens – this is an interactive workshop based on creating a dialog between students that discusses what we assume and take for granted as musicians and artists.
Why we have ears – An exploration of Physics, Bio-mechanics, Nyquists theorem and the art of Mixing sound for Music and Post
Two Tin Cans and a wire – a Lecture about the nature of technology, understanding the GUI and the fact that, in any given creative situation, it is NEVER the technology, but the person in the chair utilizing the technology, that solves the problem.
Meditation for musicians – is a program I developed at The Musician’s Institute in LA. Based on basic and direct meditation practices from Theravadan and modern secular approaches. Intended to help students find focus and relaxation through mindfulness.
These are workshops that run for 1-3 days and can be tailored for the students and the curriculum needs:
Modern approaches to Guitar
Developing a Harmonic Vocabulary on Guitar
Modern ensemble work for Jazz, Funk, Blues and R&B
This is a link to my solo guitar Tribute CD for Ted Greene
Ted Greene Tribute CD by John March
This is a Link to Zen Blues Quartet CD 1 with Steve Ferrone, Tim Scott, Jeff Young
Zen Blues Quartet CD 1
This is a Link to Zen Blues Quartet CD 2 with Steve Ferrone, Tim Scott, Mike Finnigan
Zen Blues Quartet CD 2
Podcasts of Guitar Talk with John and Jamie, recovered from archives, some episodes missing:
guitartalk01 Episode 1 Introducing the show and what it is all about!
guitartalk02 Episode 2 Strats VS. les Paul’s?
guitartalk03 Episode 3 Guitar amplifiers in all their Glory!
guitartalk04 Episode 4 Getting a good Live sound for electric Guitar
guitartalk05 Episode 5 Guitar Influences, who are they and why!
guitartalk06 Episode 6 Special guest Keyboard Virtuoso Mitchel Forman!!!
guitartalk07 Episode 7 Why is what we do important?
guitartalk08 Episode 8 Interview with Reinhold Bogner!
guitartalk13 Episode 13 The Art of Improvisation
guitartalk14 Episode 14 What do you take to the Gig?
guitartalk16 Episode 16 How money works
guitartalk17 Episode 17 Stylistic Purism
Trading 4’s with the Legendary Mike Finnigan!