New Band

Quest 4 Groove (Q4G) is a band of like-minded guys who are focused on the feel and groove of the music. We are currently Walle Larsson’s backup band but our goal is to work with other artists as well. Here is a clip from a recent gig we did at Station 8 in Winnipeg. Is […]

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Mesa Boogie Mark IIC

This is a blast from the past. Kevin Anderson lent me his cream Mark IIC so I’ve been playing around with it a little bit. My first good amp was a Music Man 210 Sixty Five┬ábut that soon gave way to a cream coloured Mesa Boogie Mark IIB which I used for many years before […]

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Bring It On Home To Me

Here is the classic Sam Cooke tune, Bring It On Home To Me, sung masterfully by Rick Davie and played by the “B” Side Champs. Recorded live off the floor at our secret and undisclosed I’m posting this on May 15th, the day after the passing of great BB King. As I listened to the […]

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Treat Her Right Revisited

The “B” Side Champs have evolved quite a bit since I posted our first version of Treat Her Right in the fall of 2014. We are now a 10-piece band with a 4-piece horn section. We’ve been working on some recordings of our tunes live off the floor of our practice space so here is […]

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I Thank You

Finally the “B” Side Champs project guitar is ready to roll. Starting with a rare Fender MIM Antigua finished tele the fun customizations began. It has custom wound O.C. Duff Whiteguard pickups in it, a brass compensated Joe Barden bridge, reversed wiring so the volume is up front, new locking Sperzel tuners, and a Ilitch […]

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Treat Her Right

The “B-Side” Champs is a band dedicated to reviving the songs and sounds of the great 60’s R&B of the likes of Sam Cooke, Sam and Dave, Wilson Pickett and others. I’ve been recording the practices for the band in our practice studio and captured this tune, Treat Her Right, based on an arrangement we […]

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