“Sidewalk Chalk” is a lovely waltz with a beautiful set of chord changes. It’s also quite approachable and, like so much of Levy’s work, is a joy to play.
For this AG Session, Elijah McLaughlin and Jason Toth of the Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble perform two fingerstyle pieces from the ensemble's latest album
For this Acoustic Guitar Session in Place, Cameron Mizell and Charlie Rauh perform “Local Folklore” on a pair of Collings guitars.
Folk singer-songwriter and guitarist Abigail Dowd performs an enchanting fingerstyle instrumental song "St Vrain" in our latest Acoustic Guitar Sessions series.
Drawing inspiration from a wide range of sources (Italian standards, the Motown era, and an alien thought experiment), Italian guitarist Alberto Lombardi creates links between them all with his inventive fingerstyle arrangements and masterful technique.
Rauh stopped by the AG studios and performed the songs “Fanø” and “Black Sea Dress” on a Collings Baby 1 guitar.
The Kentucky-based guitarist Nathan Salsburg has made some of the most compelling acoustic-guitar instrumental albums in this decade, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with the wonderful Chicago-based (English) guitarist James Elkington.
American fingerstyle legend (and San Francisco Giants fan) Duck Baker stopped by the Acoustic Guitar studios recently to play and discuss a couple of songs off his latest releases.
Finnish guitarist Olli Soikkeli, who performs the blistering lead guitar parts in this recent Acoustic Guitar Session featuring the Rhythm Future Quartet, met with guitar tragedy last weekend in Europe.
For New West Guitar Group's Acoustic Guitar Sessions performance, the trio played three instrumentals including Dave Brubeck's whimsical classic "Blue Rondo A La Turk."
Perhaps best known as an electric avant-jazz player, Sacramento's Ross Hammond has long been a devotee of the acoustic guitar.
Preston Reed's integrated percussive guitar playing is on full display in these two songs.
Julian Lage talks thoughtfully about developing his own guitar voice, his impressive genre-hopping, and how he's able to maintain a "delicate touch" on his instrument.
Diego Figueiredo sits in to discuss his painstaking nail-filing technique, and files off a lightning-fast performance of the traditional song, “One Note Samba.”