‘Bacheando’ is a collection of works by Bach and by a few notable modern Brazilian composers who were deeply affected and influenced by Bach.
This new release captures the classical guitar virtuoso in a spectacular live performance with no editing or alternate takes.
The Bay Area fingerstyle guitarist’s third solo album features a terrific mix of styles and influences and definitely lives up to its title.
Nelson and friends put a bluegrass shine on a dozen of his original compositions on this new studio album.
Holovaty’s “first proper album” comprises ten instrumentals that celebrate his love for melody, improvisation, Chet Atkins, the Beatles, and Django Reinhardt.
Review: Tom Heyman’s ‘24th Street Blues’ Paints an Unflinching Musical Portrait of San Francisco’s Mission District
Heyman’s real-life character studies are the barflies, bohemians, hustlers, junkies, and unhoused families that line the streets.
The guitar work throughout shows Ellis’ impressive range, and the large selection of instruments gives each song a distinctive feel.
Review: ‘Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 3’ Takes a Deep Dive Into Her Creative Breakthroughs of the Early ’70s
New Rhino set spans a time when Mitchell made multiple musical breakthroughs—as a songwriter, guitarist, and bandleader.
Leggett has become a master of tones and textures, of perfectly matching instruments and moods, of using tunings to create distinct, sonically rich backgrounds.
Review: ‘The Blue Album’ by Spanish Virtuoso Pablo Sáinz-Villegas Is an Intriguing, Often Meditative Sonic Journey
These 14 pieces share a serene, mysterious, contemplative quality that's both compelling and pleasantly mind-opening.
Inventive sonic and instrumental touches throughout elevate what feels like a solo acoustic guitar album to something more expansive.
Review: Guitarists Martin Simpson and Thomm Jutz Transcend Time and Place on ‘Nothing But Green Willow’
Featuring handpicked songs and notable guests, this collection features 13 Appalachian folk ballads sourced from the works of singers Mary Sands and Jane Gentry.
Dig into 50 years of other-worldly guitar explorations from this unorthodox instrumentalist
The group's sophomore album may very well eclipse the unexpected success of its predecessor.
It’s remarkable to say that even after all these decades of exploring all sorts of sonic and stylistic terrain, ‘Seven Psalms’ is unlike any other Paul Simon creation.
Every song on this country-leaning folk Americana album is propelled by acoustic guitar and other, mostly spare instrumentation.
Compared to 2021’s ‘Window to the World,’ ‘Little River Canyon’ feels simpler, without the former’s loops or pedals, recorded live in the studio with only one guitar.
Noguera's debut release showcases her effortless-sounding use of tapping and drum-like effects on her Lowden and Maton guitars.
Martin Harley, Daniel Kimbro, and Sam Lewis have joined forces to record a gem of an album in the vein of the early American songbook.
Bhattacharya plays his self-designed chaturangui with equal parts passion and precision on this tribute to his mentor, Ali Akbar Khan
As with all of Dawson’s projects that I’ve heard, his layered guitars sit front and center, but he’s also supported by a fine cast of other players.
Diverse roster of artists reinforces the wide musical influence of the legendary guitarist.
The soundscapes on ‘Rings of Juniper’ are increasingly complex, their palettes more varied, their themes more ambitious than Cuylan's previous works.
Jamie Stillway and Eric Skye Craft Colorful Flatpicking Duets for a Batch of Old-Time Tunes on ‘Over the Waterfall’
The duo has crafted a colorful soundscape of quietly brilliant flatpicking interpretations of classic American fiddle tunes.
Elsie Franklin Offers a Mix of Bluesy, Vintage-Sounding Originals and Classic Covers on Sophomore Album ‘Miss Rhythm’
Half the songs on Miss Rhythm are originals, though if you didn’t see the writing credits, you could easily be fooled into thinking that they were pulled off scratchy 78s from the ’20s or ’30s.