Author Archives: eric

Dark Desert Eagles at Tupelo in Derry!

I am very exited to announce that the Dark Desert Eagles will be playing Tupelo on Friday, June 23rd! The group features Pat Badger and Kevin  Figueiredo of the Grammy Nominated band Extreme, Chris Lester (a member of Sully Erna’s touring band), and Tom Appleman of Berklee College of Music. You can order tickets here: […]
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New Pat Badger Solo Album!

I am very excited to announce that I co-wrote “Take What We Want” for the upcoming Pat Badger solo album! In addition, I played guitar on “Dragonfly” and contributed a solo on the “Take What We Want (Reprise)”. A huge thanks to Pat for having me be a part of the process. If you would […]
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Music Drives Us and Guitar for Everyone

I would like to say thanks to Ernie Boch and Music Drives Us for presenting Guitar for Everyone a very generous start-up grant.  Guitar for Everyone is a non-profit that I started with Julia Elliott that is currently bringing guitar lessons to Veterans at the Northeast Veterans Outreach Center in Haverhill. If you know a […]
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Guitar Donation

Thank you to Liz Carey and the Newburyport Daily for the article about our recent guitar donation to Triton Regional High School. Click the link below to check out the article: Clemenzi Music Donates Guitars
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Fall Lessons!

Hi! Sorry for the long delay in updating the site. The site was hacked earlier this year, and thanks to my web-guru Tony Garcia, everything is back in working order. Thank you to everyone that made our first year in Georgetown a great one! The lesson program is in full-swing for the fall, and I […]
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June Kangaralien Gigs and Radio Appearance

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New site online!

Thanks to Matt Jones for getting the new site online! Make sure to check out basementtapes.com as well! Thanks to Tony Garcia for getting the online store up and running!
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Second Place in Guitar Player Magazine’s Guitar Superstar Contest!

On September 18th, I played in Guitar Player Magazine’s annual Guitar Superstar Competition. I placed 2nd out of the ten finalists! Thanks to everyone that showed his or her support by voting for my video to help me get to the next level. Thanks also to Michael Molenda, Lauren Gerber, Art Thompson, and the rest […]
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Developing Music Vocabulary

What is music vocabulary? Music vocabulary is the ability to not only hear a sound and be able to play it back, but to also know how it works in the context of a song, riff or solo. I can already play riffs by reading tabs and learning by ear, why do I need to […]
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When can I call so I don’t interrupt a lesson?

I don’t have a phone in the studio or waiting area, so you never have to worry about when you call. This also means I can’t get the majority of my messages until I am done teaching(between 9 and 9:30pm).
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