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Fireside Chat: Larry Carlton

It stands as no reminder that a guitar is made of wood, glue and metal. It is not a living thing. But when the 18-time Grammy nominated legend of guitar, Larry ...

Words of Wisdom from Thelonious Monk

by Brad Wendkos Jazz saxophonist Steve Lacy was a diehard follower of Thelonious Monk. He wasn't just a fan, either; Lacy became known for his recorded rendi...

3 Questions: Richie Kotzen

by Charlie Doom initially found fame at the age of 21 in the hard rock band, Poison.  Kotzen's creative and technical command of almost every musical genre ...

Guitabulary: Tal Farlow

He's one of the most under-heralded geniuses of the jazz guitar. After cutting his teeth on the NYC bebop scene of the late '40s, and building a rep with vibrap...

Fireside Chat: Seymour Duncan

While the name Seymour Duncan might be synonymous with high quality pick ups and stompboxes, few know that before he was winding magnets and soldering wires, ...

The Top 7 Guitar Stories of 2009

7. The Top 50 Guitar Albums of All-Time - With a lot of help from their readers, Guitar World released in February what they consider to be the 50 greatest guit...
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