Latina Rockera Eljuri is making big waves in the US, South America and Mexico with her blend of Latin Rock, Reggae and World Rhythyms.  Eljuri, whose full name is Cecilia Villar Eljuri (her mother named her after Cecilia, the...
British blues guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor has a new album entitled "Almost Always Never" which was released this month. It's her third album, and it improves on what the Boston Herald described of Joanne as having "an un-clichéd guitar style." Recently,...
One of the hottest and funkiest guitarists on the jazz and blues scene is Aleks Sever. Originally from Germany, she has spent the last decade in Los Angeles, where she has been a fixture at The Mint and other...
Not resting on her laurels as a guitarist, Muriel Anderson's new collaborations and exploration into the harp guitar shows an artist who is always growing and evolving. “Muriel Anderson is a good friend and a great guitarist.  She deserves national recognition.” ~Chet Atkins “Just one hell...
For her latest album, “Just Like Honey,” the sixth of her career, Lisa Biales brought in some heavy hitters to create a clean acoustic sound to show off that big voice of hers. The set was produced by Americana...
Guitarist Mamie Minch works as a guitar technician at Brooklyn, New York’s RetroFret, which specializes in vintage, rare and unusual stringed instruments. In addition to their inventory, the shop also does restoration work on guitars. She has been working...
Previously, in part 1 of my interview with Janet Robin, I asked the veteran guitarist about her days with the female band Precious Metal back in the mid-1980's, as well as her experiences with many other great artists.  Amongst...
Back in the mid-1980's, I first heard of a band called Precious Metal.  Trying to compare them to the Go-Go's, from that same era, would be like apples-to-oranges, because this female band definitely rocked.  I'll never forget songs like...
Even at the young age of 18, Maddy Rodriguez is finding her chops as a songwriter and guitarist, and has already earned recognition from the industry as a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition and the International Songwriting...
Singer-songwriter Jenni Alpert from Los Angeles is set to release her fourth independent album next month and took the time to sit down with Guitar Girl Magazine to discuss her upcoming album. Jenni Alpert! It has been a window of...