May 1992 (Issue No. 12)

AG 012 May/June 1992 Cover
 

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Phil Keaggy. Acoustic jazz guitarists. Taking care of your guitar. Lessons on playing in the key of F, Appalachian folk songs for classical guitar, and practicing with a metronome. Gibson Nick Lucas Special.

Featured Songs

Ripplin' Waters - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Simpatico - Jeff Linsky

Addison's Walk - Phil Keaggy

The Riddle Song - Traditional, arranged by Richard L. Matteson, Jr.

Fisher's Hornpipe - Traditional, arranged by Brian Howard

The Moon and St. Christopher - Mary Chapin Carpenter

In This Issue

THE CIRCLE IS UNBROKEN
Twenty-five years of music with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. By Roger Deitz.

POINTS OF DEPARTURE
New recordings in the expanding world of acoustic jazz guitar. By Diane Gordon.

OUT OF THE MAINSTREAM
Meet Phil Keaggy, one of the best guitar players you may never have heard. By Dave Urbanski.

TAKING CARE OF YOUR GUITAR
Common sense guidelines for protecting your instrument around the house, on the road, and through the changing seasons. By Larry Sandberg.

JUMP STREET
Reviews of albums by Catfish Keith, Chris Whitley, Harvey Reid, and Juan Serrano.

MASTER CLASS
Rebuilding hand muscles after injury; keeping abreast of new music; practicing with a metronome. By Sharon Isbin.

SOLO
Mountain Melodies. Appalachian folk songs for classical guitar. By Richard L. Matteson, Jr.

CONNECTIONS
Soundscapes. Steve Tibbetts' adventurous collages of guitar, percussion, street sounds, and samples. By Joshua Rosenbaum.

WOOD CHOPS
Flatpicker's Breakdown. Flatpicking in the dreaded key of F. By Brian Howard.

SONG CRAFT
State of the Heart. A day in the songwriting life of Mary-Chapin Carpenter. By Holly Crenshaw.

FOR BEGINNERS
Old Dogs and Late Bloomers. Advice for adult beginners. By John Sangster.

DEAR AG
Bouzouki; Kasha Design and Steve Klein guitars; hammered dulcimers; Nashville tuning; Sunrise pickups; slide setup.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Gibson Nick Lucas Special. By Paul Hostetter.