The BYCU Forum is back up. We had to close the original one and create this one in order to get rid of all of the spammers that infested the old one. You will need to sign up for a new account in order to post and participate. I hope to see everyone back here soon.
As far as I know, John Ganapes is a great Blues player (check out www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=583649) who obviously "payed his dues to pay the blues" and is reaching out to help aspiring Blues players by teaching them with some great books.