Drummer Nikki Lane Taylor aka “The Nikster” grew up in a musical family with a recording studio in the house, so she was exposed to music at an early age. Her father, Mel Taylor, is a graduate of Berklee...
I come from a long line of professional musicians; it's in my blood. Having grown up in music, I have a wide range of influences. My grandparents were musicians from the big band era, and my parents played rock...
On August 20, 2020, we held a Facebook Livestream Event chatting with the musicians behind Lockdown Sessions to hear more about their background in music, how the collaboration was formed, how they chose to cover Jeff Beck's version of...
I’m a guitarist, composer, and constant student of music. I studied classical guitar with Phillip de Fremery and got a BA in music from Smith College. I play guitar for Zepparella, a band honoring the music of Led Zeppelin,...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 11 - Spring 2020 - SoCal Inspired They’re often called “The greatest band you never heard,” but it’s not entirely true. While the Travis Larson Band may not have reached the level of having...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 11 - Spring 2020 - SoCal Inspired Malina Moye is a unique rocker who blends traditional music genres including rock, soul, and funk into her own unique sound. A left-handed Fender player who plays her...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 11 - Spring 2020 - SoCal Inspired “Music, to me, is like the tide,” says Lynda Kay. “It has an ebb and flow in the way it moves and changes.” As a singer, songwriter,...
Cat Clyde is a Canadian born country-folk singer who taught herself to play guitar at the age of fourteen. Her new LP, Good Bones, is comprised of acoustic versions of songs from her first two albums, Ivory Castanets (2017) and Hunters Trance (2019). Influenced...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 11 - Spring 2020 - SoCal Inspired My name is Jimena Fosado. I’m 23 years old and I am a guitarist and composer. I’m an alumnus from Musicians Institute. I currently work for a...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 11 - Spring 2020 - SoCal Inspired Who, What, Where, When, Why Who:  I began as a marketer in the musical instrument industry and expanded to become a journalist and advocate for women in the industry....