Music Is Life.

Music Is Life.

That's why we need to listen.

Welcome, Friend!

I’m a rock songwriter, guitarist and YouTuber.  Songs are like my closest friends who are there for me in times of need.  Maybe they can be your friends, too.

Ari Portrait by Amy Colleen


Music Commentary
As a music fanatic, it means a great deal when a song speaks to me.  Good songs are like air and food to me, I need a steady supply of them to fuel my life....
For Musicians
Music is a challenging pursuit, so I enjoy sharing lessons learned with my fellow musicians.  Particularly, I have something to say about songwriting and guitars, but I sometimes touch on arranging, singing, recording production and music...
Life Insights
I’m constantly on the lookout for deeper meaning and understanding of life, with a particular focus on psychology and mental health.  I’m forever a student of life, and they say the best way to learn...

Light My Fire

There are two approaches when it comes to the content business.  (And music sort of falls under its umbrella) One approach is to prioritize showing up on a regular basis.  It doesn’t matter that each piece isn’t a masterpiece. By showing up on a regular basis, you prevent yourself from …

Fear of Bliss

“Follow your bliss” sounds easy but it’s anything but for some people. I’m feeling a lot of anxiety since coming to that realization a few days ago. Apparently struggling was my defense mechanism. It was a way to make myself blameless. Kind of saying “hey look, I’m already working very …