Guitar Interviews

Russian Classical Guitarist Dmitry Nilov Inspires with Magical Style

Posted September 2, 2014

Dmitry, who has been compared to Andre’ Segovia and John Williams, has developed his classical guitar technique to where it transcends process and lands in a place of intuitive style and melodic nuance.

Guitar News

Eric Clapton Releases The Breeze – An Appreciation of JJ Cale

Posted August 21, 2014

Eric Clapton has often stated that JJ Cale is one of the single most important figures in rock history, a sentiment echoed by many of his fellow musicians. Cale’s influence on Clapton was profound, and his influence on many more of today’s artists cannot be overstated.

Guitar Lessons

The Blues – From 3 Chords to 30 Chords, They’re Yours for the Picking

Posted April 29, 2014

Billy Gibbons said, “you can’t lose with the blues”. And in Guitar International’s interview with guitar legend George Benson, George talks about how his early boss, Brother Jack McDuff, instructed him to “put some blues in” because no matter where you are in the world, if you play blues, people understand it.

Guitar Reviews

Deep Purple Smokes the Mayo Center

Posted August 28, 2014

After an extensive tour of Europe and Asia earlier in 2014, Deep Purple is currently touring North America in support of their 19th studio CD, Now What!?. On one of their last shows on this US trek, the band stopped by the Mayo Center in Morristown NJ on August 24, 2014. Deep Purple are the forefathers of heavy metal and wrote the book on steel belted screams and driving soulful riffs.