A frequent question I get from people who have not heard me perform is 'What kind of music do you play?' I am always challenged by this question as there is no simple answer. I also find the question to be kind of limiting. How do you describe what you do in 20 words or less? I have a wide variety of musical styles and genres that I have interest in and am always challenged to try out these styles when performing and composing.
If you listening to me performing as a solo artist - the answer to the question is simpler - I play in a singer-songwriter style that borders on alt-country, pop, and balladeer. This is the kind of music I can pull off with a single guitar and voice.
If you are listening to my recorded music the answer is more complex. I play music that is soft or loud, fast or slow, two-chord simple or multi-time and key signature complex, alt-country or rock or pop or metal or singer-songwriter or chill, guitar or keyboard based, with or without vocals.
So, the answer to the question 'What kind of music do you play' is ultimately: I play what's in my head and my heart and my hands and that can be different each time I sit down to compose or perform.
How about you?