April 2001 (Issue No. 100)

AG 100 April 2001 Cover

British folk sensation Kate Rusby. The acoustic jam band scene. Avoiding the common mistakes in recording and packaging your own CD. Lessons on basic fingerstyle and improvisation. 1939 Epiphone Emperor.

Featured Songs

The Fairest of All Yarrow - Traditional, arranged by Kate Rusby

Queequeg's Big Adventure - Mike Marshall

Canyon Canon - Mark Hanson

Key to the Highway - Big Bill Broonzy and Charles Segar

In This Issue

TRAD ALL OVER
English sensation Kate Rusby brings folk music to the masses. By Scott Nygaard.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH
The new acoustic jam band scene. By Craig Havighurst.

SUMMER STUDY GUIDE 2001
Our annual guide to camps and workshops around the world. By Matthew Kramer.

STEP RIGHT UP
The ins and outs of entering festival song contests. By Jamie Anderson.

DEPARTMENTS

JUMP STREET
San Francisco bluesman Paul Pena; fingerstyle innovator Richard Leo Johnson; Mexican roots band the Blazers; in memory of Kirsty MacColl and Jimmie Davis. 

REVIEWS
Albums by Jonatha Brooke, Bob Brozman, Romero Lubambo, and more.

AG LETTER
Letter from the Little Bit of Country Festival in New York. By Karen Hogg.

ON THE WEB
Where your child can go to develop musical skills on the Web. By Jessica Baron.

STAGE AND STUDIO
Common stumbling blocks to avoid when recording and packaging your own CD. By Stephen Dick.

GEARBOX
Ultrasound acoustic amp system; ART Tube MP Studio; Elixir NanoWeb strings; Taylor Doyle Dykes Signature Model. 

SHOPTALK
Taking your guitar in for its annual checkup. By Frank Ford.

DEAR AG
Civil War guitars; the proper wrist angle; combating the attack and effects of sweat on acoustic guitar finishes. 

PRIVATE LESSONS
A basic lesson for fingerstyle guitarists; practicing improvisation.

OFF THE RECORD
"Key to the Highway." Music by Big Bill Broonzy and Charles Segar. 

GREAT ACOUSTICS
1939 Epiphone Emperor archtop. By Bianca Soros.

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