In the early 1990s, guitarist and journalist Banning Eyre traveled to Bamako, Mali to study guitar with Djelimady Tounkara, one of the great Malian guitarists. In Griot Time: An American Guitarist in Mali is Eyre’s account of this experience, as well as a brief primer on the particular culture of jeliya.
Jake E. Lee is best known for his work in Badlands and as guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne on Bark at the Moon and The Ultimate Sin albums. But now he is out on his own with his new band Red Dragon Cartel.
Ratt invaded the House of Blues in Anaheim CA on Thursday January 23rd, during the NAMM convention.
Tommy Cecil is one of the most in demand bassists in the D.C and Mid Atlantic area. He relocated to Washington, D.C. , leaving his native Baltimore, MD in 1976
After 25 years of playing together and steady touring, Gipsy Kings offers up Savor Flamenco. The group remains one of the top in their genre and includes: Nicholas Reyes [lead vocals and guitar], Tonnino Baliardo [lead guitar), Paul Reyes [guitar], Andre Reyes [guitar and vocals], Paco Baliardo [guitar] and Diego Baliardo [guitar].
Night Hawk [Dreambox Media], released in late-December 2013, is the second offering from the modern incarnation of the Chuck Anderson Trio. Bassist Eric Schreiber and drummer Ed Rick join guitarist Chuck Anderson in an electrifying exploration of six jazz standards and six newly composed originals.
Named after Montreal based songwriter and vocalist Mike Meighu, The M’goo project’s debut release “Dualite” features 3 uplifting and original songs, written word, a short film with contemporary dance.
Fret 12 has just released two new instructional DVDs; The Sound and the Story Series featuring Josh Rand of Stone Sour and Jim Root of Slipknot/Stone Sour.
Whether you plan to drop a few hints or you’re shopping for a fellow guitarist, we’ve found three great books to give and receive. Yes, Virginia, guitarists do read, or at least they like to look at pictures!
Kendall Schmidt of Heffron Drive told the packed crowd at Webster Hall on Monday evening, “New York City tonight is going to be an epic night!”