The guitar was shelved until she was in her late teens and the band she played drumkit with all bought a Strat for the guitarist
and he gave her some tips on playing like a "real" guitar player :-)
When she was in her early twenties, she brought a small Stella acoustic guitar home from London
For most of the years Pam played guitar, she usually created and played her own songs (
But recently, Pam started working on original versions of cover songs and is quite happy that they sound different :-)
Pam's years as a drummer & percussionist has enabled her to develop a solid rhythmic guitar style. Her skill as a marimba player has encouraged her to work on the melodic aspect of her guitar playing.
Guitar is Pam's "go to " instrument when she facilitates "Garage Band & BandCamp" sessions where participants explore playing music for the first time on various instruments.
Her songs are rhythm guitar driven with blues,
.... but she
to write lyrics for a new song with an angry & unjust storyboard ...
What folks say ...
"Pam's music captures audiences with primal vitality & warmth." MaryT, Vancouver, BC
"Pam's songs are moving, meaningful, lyrical & contain a rhythm that resonates through you." Judy Marlin, Ottawa
"Pam brings a strength of musicianship & presence to the stage that engages her listeners." Beth Crosby, Wolfville, NS
"Pam is a dedicated, passionate & authentic musician." Sandy Morash, Chester, NS