Brazilian guitarist and singer Badi Assad discusses her musical upbringing and her shift from classical to experimental playing, her use of Frame Works guitars for touring, and plays an original song from her latest album, Between Love and Luck.
The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter performs the title track from her latest album and shares how to position a microphone when recording an acoustic guitar.
After giving a dazzling performance of her song "View from Space" on the nylon string harp guitar, Muriel Anderson demonstrates her technique for creating other-worldly harmonics on the instrument.
John Doe, the founder of the trailblazing Los Angeles punk band X as well as the influential alt-country band The Knitters, sat down with Acoustic Guitar Sessions to talk about his songwriting legacy.
We caught up with June in the upstairs poster room at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. She talked about her Carter Family and Mississippi John Hurt influences; being nurtured early on by the great Norman and Nancy Blake; and falling in love with her little Triple-O Martin.
A decade ago, Andy McKee was just another "guitar teacher from Topeka, Kansas." Today, he's considered one of the foremost fingerstyle guitarists in the world, with legions of devoted fans across the globe
The bluegrass guitarist talks about how he got started playing the acoustic guitar, and performs his original song, "Can't Lie Awake,"
Australian fingerstyle guitar master Tommy Emmanuel talks about meeting and playing with his hero Chet Atkins, his favorite guitars, and his 2011 album Little by Little.