Early jazz guitarist Nick Lucas was among the first to record this 1924 Ray Henderson composition, now a standard in the Great American Songbook.
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Mimi Fox is uniquely positioned to wow you with her playing, and then pull the curtain back and show you how she did it. And her jazz guitar chops and her tea... Read More...
How Paul McCartney’s Fingerpick-and-Strum Guitar Technique Gave The Beatles’ “Blackbird” Its Distinctive Sound
From the September/October 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Andrew DuBrock One summer day in 1968, Paul McCartney recorded “Black... Read More...
Check Out Blackbird Guitars’ New Small Body Savoy, Crafted in Ekoa (Linen + Bio Resin) : WINTER NAMM 2017
Blackbird's small body 'O' size Savoy is no ordinary acoustic guitar. It's made from a mixture of linen and a "bio-based resin," called Ekoa, and fits in a 3/4 ... Read More...
Join San Francisco–based jazz guitarists Mimi Fox, Nick Rossi, and Paul Mehling for a lively roundtable discussion on acoustic jazz standards.
Contrapuntal lines are not necessarily intuitive for most guitarists, but the approach is certainly worth the investment and yields dividends equivalent to sonic gold.
This acoustic guitar lesson takes a deep dive into building independence among the fingers of both the fretting and picking hands.
This archtop guitar was handmade in Bill Hollenbeck’s Illinois shop in 1994 as part of his Simplicity series. It's one of 20 awesome guitars in our February 2022 auction.
Here we explore the styles and history of fingerstyle guitar, as well as some of the more influential players and examples of the technique in different genres.