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Get to know Ron Jackson

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New York-based, seven-string guitarist Ron Jackson has performed and recorded in over 30 countries. He’s played and toured with artists such as Taj Majal, Jimmy McGriff, and Oliver Lake. Influenced by George Benson and Pat Metheny, Ron has studied with Pat Martino, Barry Harris, and the late seven-string master Bucky Pizzarelli. Albums include: Guitar Thing (91) and recently the Jazzweek 2019 Top 100 album, Standards And Other Songs. Read More...

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DADGAD Guitar Essentials

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Learn all about this versatile open tuning, from basic chord shapes to sophisticated arrangements of J.S. Bach, the Beatles, and much more. Includes 17 full songs to play and 11 in-depth lessons from the master teachers at Acoustic Guitar, as well as guitar legends like Pierre Bensusan and Laurence Juber. Learn more.


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Kate Koenig teaching the G-D chord progression

How to Play a G-D Progression | Chord by Chord

BY KATE KOENIG Welcome to the latest installment of Chord by Chord, a series designed to build your fretboard familiarity and understanding of harmony. In the previous lesson, I showed you various ways of connecting C and G chords. This time I’ll do the same thing with G and D chords. The Wor... Read More...
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Acoustic Classic: “I Feel for You”

From the March/April 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Adam Perlmutter It might seem incongruous to see “I Feel for You,” a song made popular by the R&B singer Chaka Khan in the mid-1980s, in this magazine. Sure, it’s a classic, but there’s nothing even faintly acou... Read More...

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