Grif grew up in the UK during the 60s and 70s in the heyday of the Brit Rock Scene. He was immersed in music bands like The YardBirds, Arthur Brown, Deep Purple, WIshbone Ash, John Mayall, Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac, Status Quo, Gary Moore (Skid row days). US influences at teh time included Jimi Hendrix, The James Gang, Santana, Cat Mother
The rich music scene of the time is evident in Grifs range of genres and his guitar sound .
15 Minutes of Fame
The video and story below are from an Oregonian feature article in 2011. As well as performing in Portland and surrounding area, I also perm virtual shows. The story is about how those performance came about, how they work, and also interviews other virtual performers in the Portland are and tells their individual stories of how they got there.