Very sad. I was lucky enough to see him live. What a tastefully, soulful player.
R.I.P. Bruce and thanks for the GREAT music and playing!
I happened to setup an appointment with Gibson's "Virtual Guitar Tech Service" for this morning to ask question about the bridge on my WesMo L-5 and during the course of our conversation, I asked about Archtops and whether or not Gibson is producing them any more. The tech told me that...
I don't normally visit this Forum regularly, so I don't know of there are any or not, but I looked through around 50 pages for a "Sticky" where this would best be posted and didn't see one?
In any event, I've been going through my old Guitar Player magazines, tearing-out lessons/articles that I...
For those of you that are pianists and appreciate the art thereof, we lost one of the greatest Jazz pianists ever, Harold Mabern. (:
With Wes in Belgium 1965:
Here he is on playing with Wes:
R.I.P. Harold and thank you for the great music!
Just received this e-mail from Roger Fisher's (a founding member of the band Heart) website the other day. The most beautiful double-neck (IMHO) is for sale:
Rog’s Masterpiece - Vintage Doubleneck Guitar
In 1972, I was living in Vancouver, BC with the world-class luthier, Ed Myronyk.
I just saw this in a Guitar Player e-mail update that I get:
Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour
The legendary guitarist's final outing will feature support from Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening.
I've wanted one of these for years and I finally found one that I couldn't resist, so I just had to buy it! The seller is a GREAT guy and these are the pictures he took (apologies that I'm posting so many, but if it's any consolation, I'm not posting them all :
Steve Miller Reveals Plans for Joint Live Album With Tourmate Peter Frampton
6/15/2018 by Gary Graff
Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
I did a search, albeit not exhaustive and I didn't find a Thread in the same vein (no doubt someone will), so I thought I'd start one on the subject. Should someone find one, a thousand pardons.
I don't profess to play or understand jazz guitar, nor that I will ever be able to play it or...
I think it might be? With all due respect for those that came after the 1970s, there haven't been, save but a handful of players, who have carried the torch in other genres. I think it's been a result of the direction of music in general? I know that blues and jazz are so intertwined...
Mr. Bobby Cochran during his tenure with Steppenwolf:
Some great playin' and some equally great tone:
I remember watching these shows on TV. I can't remember which one it was, but they did a version of "The Pusher" where his playing just blew me away! Wish I could find it...