Wine Country Tales

WC_wine_label4Wine Country Tales is a blend of two divinely complimentary varietals; featuring guitar music by Brian Gore and artwork by Bill Russell about the California coast and wine country. They create original music and art for videos and performances with narratives about these regions. Their video series uses their original songs and artwork to highlight the places, people and history that make California so inspiring. Check out Bill and Brian’s ode to the California wine country and coast here.

Santa Cruz Music Project

Carter PoulsenSanta Cruz-based luthier’s Carter Poulsen Guitars sponsored Brian Gore’s recording and video project featuring music inspired by Santa Cruz. This solo release is a musical map of the Santa Cruz Mountains region. It was also released as an enhanced iBook of songs and images created by illustrator Bill Russell and is available through iTunes. You can preview the songs at Band Camp.

Writing in the Digital World

writing_digitalWriting in the Digital World (WDW) replaces the pre-Internet era “English handbook” with an all-online resource; combining an easy to use, query based reference with innovative experiential activities for Composition that enable writing success in college and career. More info here.

        The International Guitar Night

ign_websiteInternational Guitar Night (IGN) is the world’s premier touring guitar festival. Each show brings together the most interesting and innovative acoustic guitarists to exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting. Visit IGN.