Hi, I'm Vic.

I'm a bit of a musical nomad, playing styles from folk to avant-garde jazz. I also teach lessons in Colorado, with over 500 students in the past 15 years. Have a look around and don't hesitate to email me with questions, comments, or the ultimate answer to life, the universe, and everything.

Photo by Karan Bishop

Pictures and Set List from mo’Betta 10/18/2014

Set One (6-7) Chasing the Mantra Mr. Phatpants 30 & Counting Building a Better Tree…


Derek Bailey: Playing for Friends on 5th Street

Bailey at his best. Also, a great story about his days teaching lessons.

Kundera on Guitar

The history of music is mortal, but the idiocy of the guitar is eternal. Milan…


Graphite Addiction Plays The TAC Project

Join Graphite Addiction at Mo Betta Gumbo in Loveland, Colorado this Saturday (October 18th) for…

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Rip Club Jingle

This is a quick ad Tim Carmichael and I did last Friday for Rip Club…

Index of Movement Cover

Another Big List: The Index of Movement in Diatonic Sets

My previous book, the Thesaurus of Diatonic Sets, describes the relationships between the content of…


Horace Silver, 1928-2014

A few from the great jazz composer/pianist Horace Silver, who died yesterday at the age…


How I Spent the Last 6 Months: Curious Automata

The music industry is in bad shape. Record labels are losing money. Naturally, I started…


John Scofield Trio, 2004

A full set from my favorite Scofield line-up. With Steve Swallow on bass and Bill…