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Over the last 10+ years, Joey Lusterman has worked in every department at Acoustic Guitar magazine: front desk, ad sales, editorial, sound guy, camera man, booth babe, email coder, podcast editor, photographer, book designer… And he’s been behind the camera for nearly every Sessions video! Here are just a few of his favorites (see them all.)

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James Taylor

James Taylor Reconnects with His Muse on ‘Before This World’

"I like the idea of slow evolution and practice, the way the Japanese revere their masters and pass their technique down to subsequent generations,” says singer-songwriter James Taylor, whose recently released hit album, Before This World (Concord), marks the second-longest wait between an artist’s debut on the Billboard charts and the coveted No. 1 spot.

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Caitlin Canty

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Caitlin Canty

While on tour for her new album Reckless Skyline, singer-songwriter Caitlin Canty stopped byAcoustic Guitar to play three songs on her 1930s Recording King guitar and talk about her recent move to Nashville. Watch Canty, joined by pedal steel and regular guitarist Eric Heywood (Ray LaMontagne’s Pariah Dogs, Tift Merritt, The Pretenders), perform “Get Up,” “I Never,” and “Southern Man.”…

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Indigo Girls

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Indigo Girls

Emily Saliers and Amy Ray met in elementary school, started playing together in high school, and, 30 years later, are still making music as the Grammy-winning Indigo Girls. When the duo recently stopped by AG to do an Acoustic Guitar Sessions, they shared that the chemistry they felt when they began harmonizing and playing guitars together as teens…

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Keller Williams

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Keller Williams

Keller Williams has been recording for more than two decades and been a favorite of the jam-band circuit for much of that time. With a highly rhythmic playing style, Williams delivers some of the most high-energy acoustic music you’ll hear. During this wide-ranging interview, he talks about his new album, Vape, the…

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Kathy Kallick

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Kathy Kallick

Kathy Kallick and friends drop by for an intimate performance and interview. A veteran of the Northern California bluegrass scene, Kathy Kallick is a powerful singer and songwriter whose rootsy, well-crafted music is full of deep passion. Kallick recently visited the AG studios (along with mandolin player Tom Bekeny and Dobro…

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Ed Gerhard

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Ed Gerhard

Fingerpicking and lap steel master Ed Gerhard has been wowing audiences for about four decades now, building a solid following around the U.S., Europe, and the Far East with his spellbinding solo instrumental performances and CDs, the most recent of which is called There and Gone.

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Nahko

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Nahko

Reminiscent of socially conscious artists such as Michael Franti, Ben Harper, and Bob Marley, Nahko’s music definitely has a message. After spending time in the  non-contiguous states, Alaska and Hawaii, Nahko had a musical epiphany on his return to the mainland.

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Martin Sexton

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Martin Sexton

Thanks to his incredibly soulful, highly versatile voice, Martin Sexton probably could have made a name for himself as merely a singer. Add in his deft songwriting touch and a distinctive, engaging guitar style, and Sexton becomes a true triple threat. Sexton recently stopped by the AG studios to talk…

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