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Sessions: Creative Director's Picks

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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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Jennah Bell

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Jennah Bell

Rising star Jennah Bell recently stopped by the Acoustic Guitar offices to perform three of her stunning original songs. Watch the Brooklyn-based, Oakland-grown songwriter—who trained at Berklee College of Music—play “Phoenix Lights,” “Candied Daylight,” and “The Common Cold” and reveal the backstories behind her mysterious lyrics wrapped in gorgeous melodies. Bell is hard at work on her debut full-length album, so…

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Richard Osborn’s Steel-String Ragas

Break out the champagne, confetti and noisemakers—this marks the 100th entry in the Acoustic Guitar Sessions series! From the outset, it has been the mission of Sessions to capture a broad range of artists working in many different styles, from soulful singer-songwriters to fingerstyle wizards, “name” performers and rising talents.…

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Chris Cornell holds his acoustic guitar.

Chris Cornell Unplugs to Discover His ‘Higher Truth’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Chris Cornell died unexpectedly on May 17, 2017 . He was 52.] It’s 1990 and Soundgarden is on the cusp of becoming one of the biggest hard-rock acts in the world. The band had just signed to a major label, released its Billboard-charting second album, Louder Than Love, and Guns…

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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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