Aug 11 2010 11:35AM
WHEN ALBERT LEE TAKES THE STAGE WITH HIS BUDDY AND former bandleader Eric Clapton at the 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival, he’ll be celebrating his 50th year as a professional guitarist.
Honoring Johnny Cash
Aug 11 2010 11:05AM
PEOPLE TALK ABOUT RECORDS THAT GIVE YOU CHILLS ALL the time, but the final album from Johnny Cash, American VI: Ain’t No Grave [American/Lost Highway], will really do it.
Geoff Pesche on Abbey Road Online Mastering with mp3 audio
Feb 27 2010 1:25AM
WE COVERED ABBEY ROAD’S ONLINE MASTERING service in the March 2010 issue of Guitar Player.
Sep 1 2009 11:45AM
GUITARISTS WHO BECOME SUCCESSFUL IN country music often do so because they write great songs or can sing, or both. Either way, playing guitar often becomes secondary to their careers—at least in the eyes of their
Mar 1 2009 9:50AM
SINCE HIS FATEFUL APPEARANCE AS A relative unknown on the fabled Austin City Limits television show in 1999, Monte Montgomery has garnered gobs of acclaim for wringing furious, bristling chops out of his 1987 Alvarez DY62C
Feb 1 2009 5:50AM
WITH ALL THE MYTHOLOGY SURROUNDING the night Elvis Presley strode into the Sun Recording Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, and recorded “That’s All Right,” it’s hard to believe that one man still walks this earth who was present in
Nov 1 2008 3:25AM
“THAT’S JERRY DOUGLAS—THE MUHAMMAD Ali of Dobro,” announced James Taylor from the Cotton Bowl stage at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2004. It was a fitting analogy, because Douglas posesses an Ali-like combination
101 Forgotten Greats & Unsung Heroes
Feb 1 2007 12:00AM
It’s no secret that the talent, technique, and creative force of magnificent and awe-inspiring guitarists runs deep. And going deep doesn’t mean studying only the obvious guitar heroes. You have to get out on the fringes, and
Pete Anderson: Swamp Twang
Mar 14 2005 12:00AM
When it comes to West Coast honky tonk—the punchy, stripped-down strand of post-war country music popularized by Buck Owens and Merle Haggard—no contemporary guitarist has done more to spread the word than Pete Anderson. Best
Under Investigation: Billy Cobham's 'Spectrum'
Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Fourths
Style Study: Buddy Guy and Guitar Slim
Rhythm Workshop: 40 Ways to Play an Am Chord
You're Playing It Wrong: "Green Oniions"
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