July 2001 (Issue No. 103)
New directions in classical guitar design. Classical guitarist Denis Azabagic, Adam del Monte, and Fabio Zanon. Fingerstylist Pat Donohue. Lessons on simple barre chords and simplifying your blues arrangements. 1935 Gretsch Artist Model.
- Isaac Albeniz
Into the Garden
- Pat Donohue
- Ray Bonneville
Less Is More Blues
- Kenny Sultan
In This Issue
TO INFINITY AND BEYOND
New directions in classical guitar design. By Teja Gerken.
Denis Azabagic, Adam del Monte, and Fabio Zanon redefine classical guitar style. By Stephen Dick.
BLUES SKIES ABOVE
Twin Cities fingerpicker Pat Donohue finds his groove onstage and on the air. By Gary Joyner.
Country blues revivalist and singer-songwriter Peter Keane; Grammy-winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin's collaboration with composers Christopher Rouse and Tan Dun; San Francisco Bay Area band Box Set.
Albums by Ani DiFranco, Beausoleil, Dolly Parton, and more.
The good-time grooves of bluesy songwriter Ray Bonneville. By Simone Solondz.
STAGE AND STUDIO
A behind-the-scenes look into the recording of Neil Young's classic 1972 album, Harvest. By David Simons.
The Tascam Portastudio 788 digital multitrack recording system; Alvarez-Yairi DY500 Presentation dreadnought.
Boss RC-20 Loop Station; FireWire Strings.
How to make your own rosette. By Kenny Hill.
The pros and cons of forward bracing in the history of guitar making; practicing the guitar daily; regluing a guitar's endpin;
alleviating shoulder pain caused by playing guitar.
Basic barre chords; simplifying your blues guitar arrangements.
1935 Gretsch Artist Model archtop guitar. By Richard Johnston.