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Adam Levy

6 Folk Jazz Guitar Lessons from Adam Levy

Folk Jazz is what could be described as a unique fusion of Jazz with other American roots styles. These influences include R&B, Blues, Country, Singer/songwrite...

10 Artists with the Best Guitar Faces

Now that our #MyGuitarFace contest is in full swing, we've put together a list of the 10 artists with the best Guitar Faces. Maybe you will find some inspirati...

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 ...

7 Ways to Tour (Without Getting in the Van)

by Tammy Brackett Let’s face it. Touring is enticing and exciting, but can also be financially exasperating and emotionally draining. Once the modus operandi...
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Larry Carlton’s Blues Guitar Motifs

This guitar lesson is likely responsible for more blues guitar epiphanies than any other single guitar lesson on the planet. Larry Carlton shares insight and an...

Amps vs. Amp Simulators

by Rich Tozzoli By now you’ve probably had a chance to run your guitar through one or more of the available amp simulators on the market. With hardware and s...

Robert Johnson On Speed?

By Steve "Red" Lasner Much controversy has arisen about whether or not the recordings of Robert Johnson we have been listening to for years were speed altere...

7 Deadly Sins of Playing a Live Gig

1. Noodling Between Tunes There’s no good reason to be playing little licks and riffs between songs. It’s unprofessional and annoys bandmates who are ready to ...

7 Deadly Sins of Rehearsing

by Rich Maloof 1. No agenda Make the most of the band’s time together by knowing what you plan to accomplish. Is it a writing session or a performance rehea...

Amazing Grace Guitar Lesson

by Joe Dalton Performing Amazing Grace on the guitar with the proper feeling is what makes it work. The second chorus adds harmonies in sixths. In the third ...
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