I am proud to present my new album, “If I Live and I Don’t Get Killed” on Tiki Parlour Recordings. I started work on this album in March 2020 and it is finally, finally ready. So…PURCHASE IT HERE!
Clinton Davis has it all. It is hard enough to find a great traditional fingerstyle guitarist but how about one who is also a master of old-time fiddle, boogie piano and downhome banjo. Clinton is a master of all these instruments plus he is a wonderful singer. He is carrying on the traditional music torch of Mike Seeger
legendary performer, documentarian, and disseminator
of traditional American guitar
Clinton’s playing style is simply sublime, channeling the traditions of the clawhammer style, while adding just enough of a twist to make it his own. Meanwhile, his distinctive voice soars, taking you on a vivid journey through the vastness of the United States and beyond. He is a true gem to listen to and we are honored to work with him.
-Deering Banjo Company
America’s largest banjo manufacturer
San Francisco’s powerhouse string band Skillet Licorice has completed a beautiful new album of old time American obscurities that I am proud to be a part of. The repertoire is incredible: intricate, ornate waltzes from Texas, Scandinavian melodies from the upper Midwest, and ragtime reels. All with very lush, rich arrangements. I contributed a lot of piano, harmony fiddle, dobro, and probably lots of other stuff I’m forgetting now! Available now via Tiki Parlour Recordings.
I’ve started working on a new album for Stephen El Rey. We’ve worked together many times, but this is my first project serving as producer and arranger. We’ve completed initial tracking after a long stay at the legendary Sonic Ranch studios outside of El Paso.
I am proud to say I’ve begun production on a three-volume series of instructional videos on traditional American fingerpicking for Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop. It’s a real honor to work with this legend of old school American guitar. Stefan learned directly from just about every old timer that folks like me admire and study.