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YouTube Talk Show Host.

Santa Cruz, California



Daily/Weekly LIVE talk shows on YouTube and Facebook.

Talking Rock Music & Guitars.

Promoting Musical Instruments & Guitar Accessories.

Professional Guitarist/Musician.

Click here for original music.


Dakota and Muskogee Creek and citizen of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

2010 – 2020 Writing, recording, and producing for film and music projects. Playing out with various artists.


Guitar Player Magazine online featured one of my ‪Eddie Van Halen‬ guitar lessons! Thank you Christopher Scapelliti & Guitar Player Magazine!!!

2008 – 2009 Playing guitar & touring with THE MAY FIRE.
Tour highlights include a 30 city cross country tour with LA bands Monte Negro and Astra Heights sponsored by MTV Tr3s in 2008 & 2 shows @ SXSW 2009 in Austin Texas.

The May Fire bio.

Played guitar on The May Fire song “Alright”.

Promo for the MTV Tr3 “Circo Rocktastico

2008 Tour”

Some footage from a show in Mexico while on the MTV3 tour.

The May Fire LIVELuxury Wafers Studios 2008.

The May Fire - Burning Up - Luxury Wafers Sessions

The May Fire live at Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, CA 10-30-08


The May Fire “Featured Artist” on Myspace music splash page for “The List” EP – August 2008

2008 – Wrote music for the one-hour documentary “Native Nations: Standing Together for Civil Rights” hosted by actor Peter Coyote – “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial”,”Erin Brockovich”.

The  documentary aired on ABC,NBC & Hallmark Channel.

Here’s a preview.

The song i did is on the DVD and can be ordered here.

2005 – 2007 – Writing, recording, and producing for film and music projects. Playing out with various artists.

2004 – 2005 Rocking with friend Therese Brewitz and Implied five.

2002 – 2004 – Writing, recording, and gigging with Co-Co and the rock band Sea Of Sorrow.

2001 – 2004 Wrote and recorded original music for the song “Joy” for Rob Poswall’s indie feature “Friends Call Me Mandy”. Played weekly sing-alonggig at Tom’s Trivia @ the bitter end pub, SF, CA (3 yrs).

1999 – 2001 – Writing, recording, playing out with various artists including Flux 22.

1998*- Signed to Deston Ent./Universal, showcased for Bill Aucoin while working with eve to adam, songwriter Eric Bazilian – “What if god was one of us?” and hit songwriter Desmond Child – Aerosmith, Bon Jovi.

1993 -Took a music class and performed with Bill “Sputnik” Spooner from The Tubes @ the Blue Bear school of music .


Some of my influences –
The May Fire, The Police, The Cure, Foo Fighters, Audioslave, RATM, Radiohead, Duran Duran, Veruca Salt, Steve Lukather, Melanie C, The Strokes, Christopher Cross, Van Halen, Garbage, The Killers, Sea of Sorrow, Stone Temple Pilots, blur, Johnny Cash, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, NIN, Judith Owen, Pixies, Muse, Klark Kent, TC, Hank Williams, U2, Weezer, The White Stripes, The Who.


JB uses D’addario guitar strings & Planet Waves guitar straps & In Tune guitar picks.


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