January 2009 (Issue No. 193)
Earl Klugh lesson. Beginning classical guitar lesson. Washburn guitar history. Lessons on sus and add chords and playing triads up the neck. Profiles of singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins and luthier Ken Parker. Taylor 12-string and Cordoba acoustic-electric nylon-string guitars reviewed. Gyan Riley lesson. All about French polish.
Play Classical Guitar!
White Freight Liner Blues
- Townes Van Zandt
Gone Gone Gone
- The Everly Brothers
The Irish Rover
All The Things You Are
- Oscar Hammerstein III and Jerome Kern, arranged by Earl Klugh
- Gasper Sanz
Angeline the Baker
- Traditional, arranged by Brad Davis
In This Issue
EARL KLUGH INTERVIEW AND LESSON
The jazz icon illuminates his unique solo-guitar approach. By Adam Levy.
PLAY CLASSICAL GUITAR NOW!
Tips and techniques to get you started playing classical. By Patrick Francis.
WASHBURN GUITARS HISTORY
A look at some of the most unheralded classics of prewar guitar manufacturing. By Michael Wright.
White Freight Liner Blues. Words and music by Townes Van Zandt.
Gone Gone Gone. Words and music by Don Everly and Phil Everly.
Gyan Riley. The classical guitarist and composer talks about time, influences, and tone. By Teja Gerken.
Taylor GS6-12 Review. An elegant and easy-to-play 12-string that oozes style and quality. By Doug Young.
Cordoba Fusion 14 RS Review. Acoustic-electric nylon-string hybrid combines steel-string guitar feel with classical sound. By Teja Gerken.
Belkin GoStudio Review. This portable recording interface converts your iPod into a tabletop studio. By Doug Young.
Shawn Mullins. The southern singer-songwriter moves beyond the pop stardom that resulted from his 1998 hit, "Lullaby." By Andrew DuBrock.
Sus and Add Chords Lesson. Create exciting new sounds by making slight alterations to standard major and minor chords. By Andrew DuBrock.
French Polish. The craft of one of the oldest and finest options for acoustic guitars. By Kenny Hill.
Ken Parker Guitars. Innovative archtops from the inventor of the Parker Fly electric guitar. By Baker Rorick.
GUITAR PRO: RECORD
How to Fix Digital Recordings. Digital tools can save your best recorded performances by removing unwanted sounds. By Mitch Gallagher.
Triads Lesson. Explore the fretboard by learning to play three-note major and minor chord shapes. By Dan Apczynski.
Angeline the Baker. Traditional, arranged by Brad Davis.
2002 Greg Smallman. By Adrian Legg.