Watkins has developed a guitar vocabulary quite different from the classic boom-chuck.
Cotten plays “Shake Sugaree” on a guitar tuned down a whole step, using chord shapes in the key of C major that sound in Bb.
The brilliance of Watson’s right-hand technique can be clearly heard on this punishingly fast instrumental
He will forever be best known as half of Hall & Oates, but John Oates has carved a distinct identity as a proponent of classic Americana
Many significant developments in classical guitar design and technique flourished in Spain during the past few centuries, but the story indeed began many years—perhaps millennia—earlier.
One of James' most popular tunes, “Talco Girl” is supported by a guitar accompaniment that would make a smart instrumental composition on its own.
Compared to 2021’s ‘Window to the World,’ ‘Little River Canyon’ feels simpler, without the former’s loops or pedals, recorded live in the studio with only one guitar.
The acoustic music world lost one of its most colorful figures when Steve James passed away on January 6, 2023, at 72.
Part of Taylor's relatively affordable American Dream series, the $1,999 AD12e-SB covers a lot of bases. Taylor calls its Grand Concert shape compact, and I think that’s a good way to describe an instrument whose tone belies its size.
Although John Hurt’s style and repertoire are often imitated, his guitar sound is hard to duplicate. In this lesson, Steve James teaches you how to play like Mississippi John Hurt.