John Pizzarelli's Better Days Ahead, Matthew Stevens' Pittsburgh, & Steve Gibb's The Boatman each highlight mastery of the fingerstyle guitar in their own right.
The settings in Leftover Feelings, recorded live in Nashville’s historic RCA Studio B, find the middle ground between wisdom and cleverness, country and bluegrass.
There’s plenty of awesome to go around on Boubacar "Badian" Diabaté's "Mande Guitar," the first album released on Banning Eyre’s Lion Songs Records.
Singer-songwriter Charlie Parr's 17th album, "Last of the Better Days Ahead," is chock full of memories and energy with a sprightly sense of adventure.
This album is a showcase for the incredibly diverse interests of this eclectic, superb classical guitarist who also embraces pop, folk, and jazz.
The nylon-string acoustic guitar is known as a classical or flamenco instrument, but here are 10 non-classical albums centered around the nylon-string guitar.
After listening to Sunny War's Simple Syrup, you won’t be able to get the melodies of this one-of-a-kind songwriter/guitarist out of your head.
"Intimate Impressions" by Canadian classical guitarists Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan draws on their own arrangements of piano works by Ravel and Debussy.
Baroque & bluegrass make not-so-strange bedfellows here
All but one song feature multiple layered parts, sometimes contrasting strumming & deft fingerpicking
With her debut album, "Nowhere Sounds Lovely," Italian-born Cristina Vane trains her outsider’s eye on America drawing on a number of different guitar styles.
After four decades mostly playing violin, Mark O'Connor returns triumphantly to acoustic guitar on flashy and eclectic solo set 'Markology II'
Most of the tunes on Smither’s 18th album are unreleased gems from the New Orleans sessions that resulted in his career retrospective "Still on the Levee."
Both have been steeped in Appalachian music for as long as they’ve been alive, and each comes to this music with a determination to dig deep.
This albums features a handful of open tunings recorded to 4-track
Wielding his guitar like a weapon, Chris Pierce sings truth to power on his eighth album, American Silence. Though he never loses his identity, Pierce’s voice becomes multitudes on this collection, attempting to speak out for those unheard in 21st century America.
Stripped-down classics were recorded with no overdubs.
Here are guitarist Molly Tuttle’s favorite Tony Rice albums.
Bensusan’s touch keeps growing increasingly subtle, and it’s steadily matched by the responsiveness of his 1978 Lowden, producing a variety of tones and textures along the spectrum.
“Watch lights turn into stars,” Pharis Romero sings in “Hometown Blues,” the opening song on on the folk duo’s latest Lula Records release, Bet on Love. In a phrase, she encapsulates the album: cozy but curious, intimate but open, homespun but imaginative.
Broza has taken a huge leap, writing and recording an entire album of music for Spanish nylon-string guitar
On only the second album under her own name, Cindy Cashdollar draws from her collection of steel, lap steel, tricone, resophonic, and Weissenborn guitars.
The 13th release from the Neil Young Archives since 2006, Homegrown is one of Young’s famously “lost” albums, recorded in 1974–1975.
What’s most striking on this rich, satisfying album is Jarosz’s growth as a songwriter,
After announcing her new “Power Women of the Blues” series, snagging the 2019 Blues Music Award for Acoustic Artist of the Year, and releasing a tribute album to Bessie Smith, Rory Block is back with a follow-up that’s even better. Unlike her last seven albums, Prove It on Me isn’t…