If you are like most guitarists, you’re probably on a never ending search to squeeze every last bit of tone you can from your instrument. Pickups are a great way to do this, and can make a huge difference in the sound and response of your guitar.
Want to learn to play like Jimi Hendrix on his own songs? Hal Leonard, the world’s largest educational music publisher, has just released a new book that offers up the full scores and lyrics to the music from all four of Hendrix’s albums. Perhaps no one has inspired more guitarists in the past 50 years […]
Jake Shimabukuro is probably the world’s greatest ambassador for the ukulele, and it’s a role he loves. If you’ve ever been to one of his live performances and seen the way he reaches fans on a visceral level, there is no doubt that playing the instrument brings him great joy. It always has.
Guitar cables may not seem like a huge deal; however, for some, they are the only thing that differentiates between good and bad quality of the resulting sounds. Despite the difference, many musicians treat cables as an afterthought and grab the first ones that they see, without putting much thought into it. This strategy may […]
Jim Earp is a guitar player, songwriter and composer from San Diego. Here’s Jim playing “Last Light” on his harp guitar tuned to: EG A B C D / D A D G A D.
Jim Earp is a guitar player, songwriter and composer from San Diego. Here’s Jim playing “Hill of Tara” on his harp guitar tuned to: F G A Bb C D / D A D G A D.