Mark & Greta Perform in Portland

Mark and Greta perform for a private function in downtown Portland, Oregon. Complete with guitars, ukes, percussion and new bass octaver!

Mark & Greta in Los Altos, Calif.

Mark and Greta join Fred Cummins in Los Altos for the church service Sunday morning, September 29. Solo guitar, vocals, pipe organ and choir music will all be included!

A Suggested Low-Stress Practice Routine

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Maybe sitting in front of an interactive computer screen is part of your practice regimen (that’s yours truly in the photo jamming with BB King’s band at his museum in Indianola, Miss.). But if not, here are some thoughts I recently offered to a student. To avoid the Yngwie Malmsteen-like physical maladies caused at least partly by shredding without warming up, I suggest starting your sessions with major scales at the end of the neck, using open strings. You’ll fret about two-thirds of the notes, so your fretting hand relaxes continually. Play the scales relatively slowly and softly to avoid […]