May 1992 (Issue No. 12)
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.
- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
- Jeff Linsky
- Phil Keaggy
The Riddle Song
- Traditional, arranged by Richard L. Matteson, Jr.
- 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.
Reviews of albums by Catfish Keith, Chris Whitley, Harvey Reid, and Juan Serrano.
Rebuilding hand muscles after injury; keeping abreast of new music; practicing with a metronome. By Sharon Isbin.
Mountain Melodies. Appalachian folk songs for classical guitar. By Richard L. Matteson, Jr.
Soundscapes. Steve Tibbetts' adventurous collages of guitar, percussion, street sounds, and samples. By Joshua Rosenbaum.
Flatpicker's Breakdown. Flatpicking in the dreaded key of F. By Brian Howard.
State of the Heart. A day in the songwriting life of Mary-Chapin Carpenter. By Holly Crenshaw.
Old Dogs and Late Bloomers. Advice for adult beginners. By John Sangster.
Bouzouki; Kasha Design and Steve Klein guitars; hammered dulcimers; Nashville tuning; Sunrise pickups; slide setup.
Gibson Nick Lucas Special. By Paul Hostetter.