March 1992 (Issue No. 11)

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Interviews with Martin Carthy, Patty Larkin, and David Wilcox. A look at Django Reinhardt's legacy. Mario Maccaferri's revolutionary guitar designs. Lessons on picking-hand fretting, basic fingerpicking accompaniment, and playing cross-string ornaments.

Featured Songs

Lovely Joan - Traditional, arranged by Martin Carthy

The Quaker - Traditional, arranged by Martin Carthy

Solid Old Man - Django Reinhardt

Eye of the Hurricane - David Wilcox

Metal Drums - Patty Larkin

The Devil in the Kitchen - Traditional, arranged by Dave MacIsaac

Wishy Wash - Larry Cooperman

500 Miles - Traditional, arranged by Harold Streeter

In This Issue

OUT ON A LIMB
The adventurous musical mind of British folk pioneer Martin Carthy. By Niles Hokkanen.

HOME AGAIN
David Wilcox, Patty Larkin, and the singer-songwriter boom of the '90s. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

PERFECT FREEDOM
Reflections on the ground-breaking genius of Django Reinhardt. By Tom Hoffmann.

LIVING LEGEND
The revolutionary designs of Mario Maccaferri, from Django Reinhardt's guitar to the plastic clothespin. By Dick Boak.

JUMP STREET
Reviews of albums by Roy Rogers and Norton Buffalo, Bruce Cockburn, James Taylor, John Gorka, Greg Brown, and Chris Smither.

MASTER CLASS
Traveling with a guitar; choosing repertoire; playing cross-string ornaments. By Sharon Isbin.

WOOD CHOPS
Continental Drift. In the Canadian hothouse of Gaelic culture, David McIsaac transforms fiddle tunes into feisty flatpicking. By Jody Stecher.

CONNECTIONS
Ear Training. The quest for monitor speakers for acoustic guitar home recording. By Todd Ellison.

SOLO
Beating the Spread. New sound and composition possibilities with picking-hand fretting. By Larry Cooperman.

FOR BEGINNERS
Fingerpicking Accompaniment. By Harold Streeter.

DEAR AG
Finding original National steels; saddle pickup problems. 

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Selmer Harp Guitar. By Francois Charle.