Projects

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Active:

  • Jazz Guitar and Theory Specialist at Guitars, Etc. (2007-Present)—Helping students play jazz charts and a fair bit of Led Zeppelin, too.
  • Music Teacher at Boomer Music (2014-Present)—Guitar, ukulele, and mandolin lessons in Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Curious Automata (2013-Present)—My record label, dedicated to unusual music.
  • Analogues of Infinity (2013-Present)—Improvised solo electric guitar.
  • Occasional Music (2015-Present)—Improvised solo acoustic guitar.
  • Graphite Addiction (2005-Present)—Outside jazz trio. Building a better tree since 2004.
  • audiosalvage (2018-Present)—Bits and pieces.
  • The Pete & Vic Duo (2007-Present)—Vibraphonist Pete Ehrmann and I play swing, jazz, and popular songs from the golden age of American music.
  • Aspen Street (2012-Present)—Folk ensemble recording music from the 12th to 21st centuries
  • Outis (1999-Present)—Odd computer-based music.

In Development:

  • Project Studio Album—My compositions with guest artists.
    Arranging: 70%
  • Guitar Warm-Up Book—Tons of stuff to keep your hands busy.
    Editing: 50%
  • Aspen Street Hymn Album—Old-fashioned acoustic hymns. Ready to track when we have time
    Tracking:0%
    Arranging:100%
  • Small Venues—A little music for little places.
    Working on arrangements and ensembles. 10%

Past Projects

Former Bands:

  • One Member Shy of a Good Band — Acoustic hip-hop and pop.
  • Vic Dillahay and Doug Carmichael (2010-2013)—A modern take on jazz, R&B, rock, and pop standards.
  • Indigent Row (2011-2013)—Celtic rock from musician and composer Liam O’Beirne.
  • Longmont Jazz Quartet (2010-2012)—Sax, vibes, guitar, and percussion.
  • Sorry Little Blues Band (2006-2010)—Not little, not sorry.
  • The Sick and Indigent Band (2007-2008)—Proto-Indigent Row, included because it played one gig.
  • William Wilson (1999-2004)—Progressive Rock, perpetually under construction.

Recording Projects:

  • Snarky Anarchy (2016)—Loud and angry. Also, improvised and loud.
  • Droste Effect (2008)—Electronic and found music.
  • How Long ’til We’re Forgotten (2007)—An exercise in futility.
  • Dr. Tarr’s Asylum (2005)—Really, really weird.

Theater/Live Scores/Multimedia:

  • Shrek (2014, Niwot High School)
  • October 31st, 2014 (Audio/Video Improvisation, 2014)
  • Grease (Niwot High School, 2013)
  • Little Shop of Horrors (Niwot High School, 2008)

Teaching:

  • Colorado Music Instruction Center (2002-2007)—Achieve excelled learning thru technology.
  • Vic Dillahay Music (1998-2002)—In-home guitar lessons.