Thursday, October 19, 2017
WHY would a luthier (guitar builder) suddenly stop taking any more orders? Selling the business? Taking a sabbatical? Passing the tools down to someone else? Nope.
Meet the man who, along with founder Bud Eastman, launched Guitar Player Magazine to the heights of the musical world.  Jim Crockett, along with his daughter Dara Crockett, are releasing their new book "Guitar Player: The Inside Story of...
Former punker Tony White of the husband and wife duo, Grace & Tony, left his punk roots and ultimately created a musical genre he calls "punkgrass" after meeting the love of his life and band partner Grace. He had...
Randy Parsons is a luthier based out of Seattle, Washington.  He is not your typical luthier- he had no formal training, just a passion for the instrument he loved from the time he was a child, and a creative...
Performing tonight, May 23, in Atlanta at Vinyl Room, Jonathan Jackson and his band Enation, are touring across the US. They kicked off in Nashville at 3rd and Lindsley, and will close out the tour in Chicago, Illinois. Jonathan...
Joe Satriani’s musical journey leading to his 14th studio album Unstoppable Momentum, has been filled with meaningful moments from established instructor to virtuoso performer. Not many artists possess the flair for writing catchy yet technically proficient songs--but most artists...
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a rock and roll pioneer who seamlessly blended gospel and secular music in an electrifying style all her own.  She possessed a wonderfully unique voice, superlative guitar prowess, and a powerful live performance.  PBS will...
I came across Matthew Mayfield a few years ago when he was giving out some free music as he usually does each year as a 'thank you' to his fans for supporting him throughout the years, and I've been a...
A flashy bass player once said, “Image is at least a third of the entire package”—T.M. Stevens. The metal funk master’s statement reminds me of Marco Mendoza. We know rock and roll is show business. And bassist Marco Mendoza...
San Jose, California singer-songwriter Josh Damigo grew up in a strict household where he was only allowed to listen to KFRC, the local oldies station in the Bay Area. He found himself influenced by bands like The Beatles, The...