Oscar Penas From Now On
Apr 16 2012 12:00AM
Hailing from Spain, the birthplace of the modern guitar, Oscar Peñas’ approach to guitar playing and composition is transcontinental, combining contemporary jazz with traditional Spanish music and music from Latin America.
Feb 6 2012 12:00AM
File Larry Coryell’s CDs under “Jazz” if you must—but for the past five decades the man many consider to be the Godfather of fusion guitar has been creating artistically unfettered and genredefying music that transcends easy
Oct 17 2008 5:35PM
GREG HOWE DECIDED TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT playing guitar after seeing Edward Van Halen while in his early teens. He practiced like a fiend, and in 1988 inked a deal with Shrapnel Records, which led to a string of releases that
Nels Cline’s Dirty Baby
Apr 23 2012 12:00AM
A provocative mating of art and music, Dirty Baby [Cryptogramophone] is guitarist and composer Nels Cline and poet and producer David Breskin's re-contextualization of Ed Ruscha's "Censor Strip" paintings. The lavish double-CD
Dennis Rea’s Metamorphic Rock
Feb 3 2012 12:00AM
Although he has been involved with numerous projects in recent years, Seattle- based guitarist and composer Dennis Rea is currently focused on Moraine, a quintet that showcases his multifaceted musical approach.
Chris Taylor’s Semicentennial Debut
Feb 2 2012 12:00AM
After a short stint at Berklee in 1981, Chris Taylor returned to New York City and began gigging, taking whatever jobs he could get for a few years.
Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes
Sep 15 2011 12:00AM
WITH A TIDY, GREEN LAWN EXTENDING TO THE SIDEWALK AND pleasant looking floral drapes hanging inside the living room window, the single-family North Hollywood home looks ordinary enough.
Normalizer2 Project Audio Samples
Aug 25 2011 12:00AM
Here are the audio examples from my September 2011 GP story The Normalizer2 Project:
Guthrie Govan Takes the Reins in Prog Rock's Rowdy New Democracy
Jul 14 2011 12:00AM
“GUTHRIE GOVAN GIVES SHRED A good name,” says Paul Gilbert.
Gary Moore Remembered
May 1 2011 1:00AM
SINCE GARY MOORE’S TRAGIC PASSING ON FEBRUARY 6, 2011, most news items have run some variation on the following: Moore was a guitarist from Belfast who was best known for playing in Thin Lizzy before gaining notoriety as a
Exclusive Jack Bruce and Vernon Reid Announce Formation of New Jazz Fusion Supergroup Spectrum Road
Feb 7 2011 4:50PM
During an historic interview at Music Player headquarters on February
Feb 1 2011 1:00AM
Pakistani-born guitarist and composer Rez Abbasi is in many ways the embodiment of East-West fusion.
Fusion: David Fiuczynski
Dec 1 2008 3:55AM
“EVERYONE PAYS HOMAGE TO THE DEAD Hendrix, but I’m out to pay homage to a living Hendrix,” says fretless and microtonal guitarist David “Fuze” Fiuczynski when discussing his forthcoming CD, KiF Express [FuzeLicious Morsels]. “I
Kiko Loureiro on Cross-Picked and Hybrid-Picked Arpeggios
Under Investigation: The Soulful Guitarists of James Brown
Rhythm Workshop: Sixteenth-Note Funk
Under Investigation: Larry Coryell and the Eleventh House
The Subtle Side of Slide
Is it worth it to buy a 19 year-old Yamaha TRS pro.
I guess Hag is done.
Leslie G37 motor problem
Coolest Acoustic Guitar Body Style?
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