Guitar Interviews

Steve Howe of Yes – Inventor of Musical Possibilities

Posted April 17, 2014

Yes is about to embark on a 35-date summer tour that will have them performing–in their entirety–1971’s groundbreaking album Fragile for the first-time ever and a repeat performance from last year’s tour of 1972’s Close to the Edge, followed by an encore of the band’s greatest hits.

Guitar Lessons

Foggy Bottom Break Down Video Lesson

Posted January 12, 2014

Foggy Bottom Break Down is an etude from a few years back. I wrote it for my students to help develop left hand strength and independence. The discipline is maintaining the bass line on strings 5 and 6. Including double stops, rapid changes between finger groupings, and some decent stretches too.

Guitar Reviews

Review: Last Chance Jazz by the Dan Krimm Ensemble

Posted April 11, 2014

Dan Krimm’s Last Chance Jazz, released in 2013, is an archival live recording of his quartet from 1993 at the Kampo Cultural & Media Center in New York City. The group features Krimm on the fretless electric bass, Mike Foster on tenor sax, Rolf Sturm on electric guitar and MIDI guitar synthesizer, and drummer Rich Mercurio.