Guitarists follow Hendrix the legend

Guitarists follow Hendrix the legend
Kenny Wayne Shepherd says he’s ended every show he’s ever played, since age 15, with a rendition of “Voodoo Child.” If that’s not kneeling at the pews in the church of Hendrix, what is? “I was turned on to Hendrix basically from the get go …
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Grammy nominee headed to Narrows Winter Blues Fest
He’s been called “one of the best guitarists in the country” by Billboard. Gregg Allman had high praise for the guitarist. “I know all about guitar players —I’ve seen the very best — and Scott Sharrard is the perfect guitarist for my band.

reDiscover Brian Eno’s ‘Here Come The Warm Jets’
Among those filing into London’s Majestic Studios in September 1973 were guitarists Robert Fripp (King Crimson), Chris Spedding and Paul Rudolph (Pink Fairies), bassists John Wetton, Busta Jones and Bill MacCormick (Matching Mole), drummer Simon King …


9 Female Blues Guitarists Who Will Blow You Away

9 Female Blues Guitarists Who Will Blow You Away
The electric guitar is the instrument of the boys’ club. The greatest rock players are all men! Women are stuck in the world of acoustic guitar. Not only does it appeal to their softer, feminine side, but it also guarantees them some fame, because why …
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Two of ‘Rolling Stone’s’ 100 Greatest Guitarists Are Women
Oh boy, Rolling Stone. We know you guys are out of touch, and we sure do try to cut you some slack for that. But when you make a list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, and only two of those people are women? (Bonnie Raitt at #89 and Joni Mitchell …
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Guitarists return for CSU alumni concert
For the first time in the 14 years Andrew Zohn has taught guitar in the Columbus State University Schwob School of Music, he’s presenting an alumni concert. “From its humble beginning (with four students), we have turned into a program” recognized …
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Expo Notes: Fishman’s TriplePlay makes guitarists a triple threat

Expo Notes: Fishman’s TriplePlay makes guitarists a triple threat
You can turn your favorite axe into a wireless midi controller with Fishman Tranducer’s TriplePlay Wireless Guitar controller. The company gave me a look at the $ 395 package at Macworld/iWorld this week. The TriplePlay controller comes with a hexaphonic …
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Top 10 Rock Guitarists That Use Multi-Neck Guitars
Most guitarists have enough struggle with one neck … or you just like the feeling of dislocated discs that comes with using a multi-neck guitar… hey, we don’t judge! Back in the Third Decade of Rock (the 1970s), there was a whole host of players …

Servite guitarists grow their family
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Spin names the 100 greatest guitarists of all time

Spin names the 100 greatest guitarists of all time
(CBS News) Who are the greatest guitarists of all time? Eric Clapton? Slash? Jimi Hendrix, perhaps? Think again. Spin magazine came up with the top 100 guitarist of all time, and none of them made the cut. Neither did classic guitarists Keith Richards …
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10 Overlooked Japanese Metal Guitarists That Deserve Your Attention
At the very core of a good heavy metal band, especially in sub-genres such as power, speed or thrash metal, is a guitarist who can set the tone, leading the way for their respective bands with creative riffs and exciting solos. This holds true especially …

Rolling Stone fucks up big-time with its 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
The once-revered Rolling Stone magazine released its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” on its website today, and man, does it suck. “We assembled a panel of top guitarists and other experts to rank their favorites and explain what separates …
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Trio of Virtuoso Guitarists to Perform Free Maui Concert

Trio of Virtuoso Guitarists to Perform Free Maui Concert
Three visiting virtuoso guitarists will perform a free noon concert at the University of Hawaii Maui College on Friday, July 25, 2014. University administrators say the concert is planned to help shed a light on opportunities to study music at UHMC …
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Expo Notes: Fishman’s TriplePlay makes guitarists a triple threat
You can turn your favorite axe into a wireless midi controller with Fishman Tranducer’s TriplePlay Wireless Guitar controller. The company gave me a look at the $ 395 package at Macworld/iWorld this week. The TriplePlay controller comes with a hexaphonic …
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Guitarists promise talent and versatility in Civic Music Association concert
OTTUMWA Frank and Vinny are guitarists. Very good guitarists. That’s why Ottumwa Civic Music Association is bringing them to St. John Auditorium Monday at 7:30 p.m. Ottumwa Civic Music is in its 87th year of bringing class acts to Ottumwa audiences …
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The 10 Best Guitarists Right Now

musicThe 10 Best Guitarists Right Now
It’s 2013. Music technology is more powerful and available than ever before, shaping popular music into something that is highly digital and synthesized. Yet some musicians who won’t give up their love of guitar are bringing it into the modern era.

100 Greatest Guitarists
So, Rolling Stone has rolled out one of those lists designed to spark controversy: “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.” They’ve also done it in the most annoying possible way: Every guitarist on his own page, to artificially inflate pageviews.
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Cate Le Bon & Tim Presley played Bowery Ballroom (pics, review)
She also just penned an editorial for The Guardian about the new guitar that St. Vincent designed with women in mind: Clark, easily one of the most technically brilliant and inventive guitarists, has taken the unaccommodating shape of the traditional …
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Latest Guitarists News

musicJohn Wesley Drops New Album: “A Way You’ll Never Be”
Wesley is standing on the shoulders of his influences such as Rush, Pink Floyd, and Porcupine Tree with the stylings of guitarists such as Robin Trower, Jeff Beck, Alex Lifeson and Warren Haynes. “A Way You’ll Never Be was a fairly big step for me …

Tributes flood in to tragic Plymouth musician Traiale, 20, after shock death
“We haven’t confirmed a specific location yet because it’s bout the size but we will be ending on The Gaslight Anthem, The 59 Sound played by 12 guitarists. I want it loud and I want it to be a celebration all the way through.” “Traiale would be lost for …
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Guitar wizard Adrian Legg to perform Saturday at The Park
Legg found more success as a regularly touring solo act, headlining and sharing bills with fellow guitarists Richard Thompson, David Lindley, Eric Johnson (whose 2005 album Bloom Legg plays on) and Joe Satriani. He has three instructional videos on the U.S …


Latest Guitarists News

musicLVL UP Take a Walk Through the Woods in “The Closing Door” Music Video
The Mike Ditrio-produced album showcases LVL UP’s ability to write incredibly understated indie-pop classics. LVL UP, guitarists Mike Caridi and Dave Benton, bassist Nick Corbo, and drummer Greg Rutkin, is a true collaboration, a band that takes the …

Presenting TECH30 2016: YourStory’s pick of the top 30 technology startups from India
It is a cost-effective and user-friendly option for guitarists to add tonal versatility to their music. ACPAD doesn’t change the natural way a guitarist plays his instrument; it just adds MIDI controls and sensitive pads close to his or her fingertips.

Spaniards make U.S. debut in Fergus Falls
The two Andalusians are the guitarists: Marta Robles, the veteran and Alicia Grillo, the most recent and youngest musician of the group. The two Catalans are Alba Carmona on vocals, and Roser Loscos on violin. From the beginning, the Barcelona-based …
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Musicians tune up for ‘Olympics’ festival of fingerstyle guitarists

Lance Allen competes in the 2015 Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Competition in Nashville. The annual event brings together some of the best fingestyle guitar players in the world to compete in Brown County. SubmittedMusicians tune up for ‘Olympics’ festival of fingerstyle guitarists
The lilting notes went up and down with dizzying tempo, music flowing in waves from the expertly tuned acoustic guitar. At the same time, players tapped a beat out with their thumbs, or added bass to the depth of their playing by simultaneously plucking …
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60 minutes of Dinosaur Jr.’s stormy guitar epics
For such a guitar-driven art form, rock ’n’ roll is surprisingly low on guitarists with distinctive sounds. Many of the best players tailor their riffs and solos to the song—which is a perfectly reasonable approach, but can make it hard to recognize …
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Undead: Bob Weir announces first album of all-original material in 30 years
Among the best-known rhythm guitarists of all time, Weir is acclaimed for his intricate and innovative voice on his six-stringed instrument, as well as the strong musical depth he brought to the Grateful Dead’s famed jam-band aesthetic. Weir will embark …
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Latest Guitarists News

musicGuitarist Lang enjoying his Hendrix experience
The “Experience Hendrix” tour made its debut in 1998, and it’s gone back out most every year since, with a different mix of guitarists on the bill. Lang, obviously likes it. He has made it such a regular part of his touring routine, he said, that he’s …
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Blues legend Buddy Guy added to guitar great Jeff Beck’s concert at Sands
Blues-guitarist extraordinaire Buddy Guy, who is credited with creating the flamboyant showman style and blues-rock licks that were copied by Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton to sell millions of records, has been added to revered guitar legend Jeff Beck’s …
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A guitarist’s guide to melodic improvising in any style
Improvising on guitar has long been a challenge of mine. Chord Tone Soloing by Brett Tagliarino has helped a lot! I have played guitar for several decades, but I never really understood how a guitar worked. Chord Tone Soloing helps explain the music …
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