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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 Bruce Cockburn

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Bruce Cockburn

In this special half-hour edition of Acoustic Guitar Sessions, senior editor Marc Greilsamer talks at length with Cockburn about his love of acoustic guitars and the singer-songwriter performs three tunes: the instrumental “Bohemian 3-Step,” “Waiting for a Miracle” and his most famous song, the politically fierce  “If I Had a Rocket Launcher.”
Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Birds of Chicago

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Birds of Chicago

While on tour promoting their forthcoming album, Real Midnight, Birds of Chicago stopped by Acoustic Guitar to perform three songs, talk about how they evolved from a duo to a collective, and reveal their songwriting process.

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents T Sisters

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents T Sisters

Oakland’s T Sisters— Erika, Rachel, and Chloe Tietjen—have been singing and performing together since they were kids. They deliver the kind of seamlessly intertwined harmonies that only a family can muster. With influences ranging from the Indigo Girls to the Andrews Sisters, the T Sisters have been turning heads at festivals…

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents José James

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents José James

When singer José James released his fourth album, No Beginning, No End, in 2013, there was something different in his signature eclectic mix of jazz, R&B, hip-hop, and rock—a new influence. Acoustic guitars. “I had started working with Emily King, who’s a singer-songwriter in New York City,” James says. “She wrote the songs…

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Buzz Osborne

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Buzz Osborne

Buzz Osborne, the wild-haired front man of the Melvins, has gone acoustic on his latest album, This Machine Kills Artists. Buzz stopped by the AG studios recently for our latest installment of Acoustic Guitar Sessions to discuss his self-described “ham-fisted” playing technique, and showcase a couple of songs from the new album.

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Seth Avett

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Seth Avett

In this session, Avett plays his Martin D-35 Seth Avett Signature Edition for a stirring version of his song “Souls Like the Wheels,” the only live track on the Avetts' new album, and chats with Kemp about performing on the streets of Charlotte, writing songs, using open tunings, and growing up on stage.

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Peter Case

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Peter Case

In this Acoustic Guitar Session, Peter Case discusses the solo-acoustic inspiration he got from his blues idols Lightnin' Hopkins, Robert Johnson, and Mississippi John Hurt, which led the former Plimsouls member to discover the advantages--both artistically and economically--of going solo.

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