Playing Styles and Interests
Mark Hanson has authored more than 30 titles on guitar, including three on alternate tunings. As a fingerstyle guitarist, Hanson won a Grammy in 2005 for his contributions to Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar, and his D A D G A D instrumental “Drake’s Passage” has aired on American Idol. Hanson hosts the Accent on Music Guitar Seminar in Portland, Oregon. In an earlier life as an editor at Frets magazine, he interviewed such luminaries as James Taylor, David Crosby, and Larry Carlton.