Posts tagged: recordings

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Jon Writes A Book

I was very pleased to be asked by Hal Leonard Publishing to write a violin technique book. I wrote Violin Aerobics so that it would be useful for any violinist … More

Lindsey Stirling and Cryogenics

I recently did some more violin Play-Along recordings for Hal Leonard: Lindsey Stirling Hits, the soundtrack from Disney’s Frozen and some other odds and ends. Jake Johnson produces these recordings … More

Mark Croft Album and Videos

Mark’s new album, Live At Shake Rag Alley is out now. The recording was made at our show there last summer. It captures the band’s live energy and includes songs … More

The Kissers Album Three Sails

I recorded an album with The Kissers that’s out and available now. Three Sails has a great set of songs that are in a more traditional and acoustic vein that … More

Johann Strauss Violin Play-Along for Hal Leonard

Check out the gold-plated statue of Johann and his cadre of fawning nymphs! I recorded seven waltzes and a polka for the upcoming Strauss violin play-along book from Hal Leonard. … More

Mark Croft Band Live Recording at The Alley Stage

The Mark Croft Band played a show on Saturday at the Alley Stage in Mineral Point, WI. It’s a beautiful outdoor theatre and the backdrop for a three-camera video that … More

That’s Amore: Italian Songs Violin Play-Along
for Hal Leonard

Jake Johnson and I had a good time recording eight classic Italian songs for an upcoming Hal Leonard play-along book. I did my best instrumental impression of Dean Martin and … More

NBC’s The Voice features Michael Brandmeier’s song

I recorded a song at Smart Studios with Michael Brandmeier a couple years ago called “Back in the Zone.” It’s a great tune that he co-wrote with Mark Croft. (I … More

Grappelli/South recording for Hal Leonard

I recorded a cool project for Hal Leonard Publishing yesterday, a book of Stéphane Grappelli and Eddie South transcriptions. The Grappelli recordings that I covered were from early in his … More

North Country Drifters record at Audio for the Arts

I spent a day at Audio for the Arts recording with the North Country Drifters. Mike Zirkel, formerly at Smart Studios in Madison, is working there now and he did … More