July 1993 (Issue No. 19)
Paul Simon interview. Vanishing tonewoods. Etta Baker interview. European flatpickers Beppe Gambetta and Slavek Hanzlik. Artificial harmonics lesson. The music of Lou Harrison. Ferron interview. Minor key lesson. Gypsy music videos. Clarence White and Carlos Montoya remembered. Sharon Isbin master class.
Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Paul Simon
- Etta Baker
- Lou Harrison
Ain't Life a Brook
In This Issue
THE SOUNDS OF SIMON
The careful craft behind the music of Paul Simon. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
IF A TREE FALLS . . .
Rain forest destruction, vanishing tonewoods, and your guitar. By Michael Wright.
Etta Baker brings to life--and to record--the old-time music of the southern Appalachians. By Elijah Wald.
COMING TO AMERICA
Beppe Gambetta and Slavek Hanzlik bring a European touch to bluegrass flatpicking. By David McCarty.
Clarence White Remembered. By David McCarty.
Flamenco Farewell. Carlos Montoya obituary. By Simone Solondz.
Iris in Bloom. Iris DeMent profile. By Holly Crenshaw.
D'Gary, Malagasy Guitar. By Paul Hostetter.
Brenda Kahn, Epiphany in Brooklyn. By Simone Solondz.
Ranch Romance, Western Dream. By Holly Crenshaw.
Ry Cooder and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, A Meeting by the River. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
David Grisman Quintet, Dawgwood. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Johnny Cash, The Essential Johnny Cash: 1955-1983. By Steve James.
Various Artists, Fingerpicking Guitar Delights. By Dale Miller.
Solid Air, Love and Desire. By Simone Solondz.
Letter from Pennsylvania. Letter from prison. By Paul Schlueter III.
Q & A with Sharon Isbin. Teachers vs. methods / Studying multiple styles. By Sharon Isbin.
Follow Your Nodes. A primer on artificial harmonic techniques. By Muriel Anderson.
World Traveler. Exploring the cross-cultural music of Lou Harrison (w/music). By David Tanenbaum.
Testimony. The personal yet universal revelations of Ferron (w/music). By Simone Solondz.
Chords in Minor Keys. By Janet Smith.
Gypsy Culture on Video. By Paul Hostetter.
New Repertoire on Classical CDs. Barbosa-Lima, Boucher, Fisk, Hewitt, Hill/Wiltschinsky Guitar Duo, Kanengiser, Starobin. By Diane Gordon.
Equipment Picks from Ferron. By Simone Solondz.
Equipment Picks from Paul Simon. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Equipment Picks from Beppe Gambetta. By David McCarty.
A Look at the New Martin D-1. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Equipment Picks from Slavek Hanzlik. By David McCarty.
Classical Gearbox. By Simone Solondz.
Placing Strap Buttons. By Rick Turner.
Selling a Gibson Dove. By Michael Wright.
Small Guitars. By Rick Turner.
Weissenborn Spanish-Style. By Rick Turner.