Category: music

i’m a guitarist, vocalist, and flautist. Music is a huge part of my life, so enjoy!

performance: John Prine’s “Angel from Montgomery”

I uploaded a remix today. My performance of John Prine’s “Angel from Montgomery” with the addition of a new cello track. The trio features me on acoustic guitar/vocals, Andy Mosholder on cello, and Aaron Lambert on cahon/percussion. Andy, of Harper’s Ferry, VA, arranged the cello part. I’m grateful for my musician friends for finding away to make music during the...

“Paper Wings” (Gillian Welch) Cover

Here’s a track I forgot I had. Recorded a couple of years ago at TNT Studios in Louisville. Personnel: The Bourbon Sidecars with: Michael Jackman (acoustic, acoustic lead, vocal), Erich Stem (fiddle), and Tim Haertel (upright bass). Added some photos of pre-pandemic music life because I miss it so much. By the way, all members of The Bourbon Sidecars are...

Post Carpal Tunnel Surgery: “Dead Flowers” Cover

My carpal tunnel release surgery has healed enough so I’m ready to start playing music again. So here’s a cover of the Rolling Stones’ “Dead Flowers.” It fit my mood after a long, draining day of virtual teaching college students, and didn’t strain the surgical scar with any hard bar chords or long stretches. Hope you enjoy it. Recorded using...

Molly’s Mutts Plays Rockabilly: Mel Tillis’ “I Ain’t Never”

Molly’s Mutts rocks to Mell Tillis’ “I Ain’t Never” during a practice session in David’s living room. Enjoy! Molly’s Mutts is Molly McCormack (dulcimers, guitar, vocals), Michael Jackman (guitars, ukulele, dobro, vocals), and David Rodger (stand up bass). Check out Molly’s Mutts jamming to Bob Wills’ “Roly Poly.”

Molly’s Mutts Performs “Cold Frosty Morn'”

Molly’s Mutts performs the traditional instrumental, “Cold Frosty Morn.” Molly’s Mutts is Molly McCormack (dulcimers, guitar, vocals), Michael Jackman (guitars, ukulele, dobro, vocals), and David Rodger (stand up bass). Check out Molly’s Mutts jamming to Bob Wills’ “Roly Poly.”

Molly’s Mutts Jams to Bob Wills’ “Roly Poly”

Molly’s Mutts jams to Bob Wills’ “Roly Poly.” Molly’s Mutts is Molly McCormack (dulcimers, guitar, vocals), Michael Jackman (guitars, ukulele, dobro, vocals), and David Rodger (stand up bass). Check out Molly’s Mutts playing the traditional instrumental, “Cold Frosty Morn.’”

Podcast: Arranging “Won’t Get Fooled Again” for Americana/Roots

In today’s video podcast, I show you where I’m at so far in the process of arranging the Who’s rock classic “Won’t Get Fooled Again” to a more Americana/Roots style. Check out my progress, as I explain and play through the decisions I’m making for working up this tune to fit my playing and singing style. If you liked this...