How to Play Classic Jazz Guitar

Michael Lydon's new book that sums up his approach to playing jazz guitar. A practical book with many clear and easy-to-understand examples and illustrations--plus an instructional CD. Buy at Amazon

Kuncee Bungratcee Cheena

My new CD, featuring my nutty new song, "Kuncee Bungratcee Cheena," and including five other great songs, including "Midnight in Manhattan," "You and Me," "Forever Love," and "Such a Tender Touch." Paypal

Love at First Sight

Original ballads, blues and bossas, with my great band; my first CD, very mellow Buy "Love at First Sight" on CD Baby!

Mike on Mike

A CD of fifteen of my songs, recorded solo Buy "Mike on Mike" at CD Baby!

Ray Charles: Man and Music

This is my best known book, and it's widely available at Amazon and other online bookstores, as well as "real" bookstores and libraries. This is a fine book that many critics have called Charles' "definitive biography."

Franklin Street Press

I have self-published numerous books of my writing through Franklin Street Press. NOW WHAT? a philosophy of freedom and equality WRITING AND LIFE essays on the art of writing BAD WRITING an essay on what makes writing bad OPPOSITES AND OFFBEATS two essays on writing REAL WRITING essays on realism: Balzac, Trollope, Eliot, Dreiser, James Jones, and Solzhenitsyn LET THE LITTLE COME OUT OF THE BIG an approach to playing the guitar Buy these books through my contact page