September 1990 (Issue No. 2)

AG 002 September/October 1990 Cover
 

Issue Highlights

David Bromberg interview. Instrument care and maintenance tips. African guitar recordings. Russ Barenberg interview. Texas swing lesson. Classical amplification. Publishing primer. Sharon Isbin master class. Letter from San Antonio. Linda Manzer Pikasso guitar.

Featured Songs

Watch Baby Fall - David Bromberg

Our Time - Russ Barenberg

Open Arms - Russ Barenberg

In This Issue

DEMON IN DISGUISE
Sideman, frontman, guitar fiend, violin collector, folkie in the city, rocker in the country--who is this David Bromberg? By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

SNAP, CRACKLE, AND BUZZ
Regular maintenance and common sense can prevent many guitar casualties.  By Paul Neri.

AFRICAN VOICES
New recordings peer into rich worlds of acoustic guitar music from Mali, Guinea, Kenya, and Madagascar. By Derk Richardson.

SONG OF THE STEEL-STRING
Russ Barenberg pursues fair Melody in the kingdom of the Hot Lick. By John McGann.

JUMP STREET
The Song Remains the Same Song copyrights and royalties. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Round Notes in a Square Hole. Labeling music. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

HIT LIST

Buffalo Guitar Quartet, New Music for Four Guitars. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Northern Lights, Take You to the Sky. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Martin Simpson, Leaves of Life. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Muriel Anderson, Heartstrings. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

AG LETTER
Letter from San Antonio. By Steve James.

MASTER CLASS
Q & A with Sharon Isbin. Playing lefty; A fingernail manifesto; Directing the stroke; Finding a niche in the classical world. By Sharon Isbin.

SONG CRAFT
The Publishing Connection. A little business savvy can open the door to an important market for your songs. How to sell your songs to a music publisher. By Paul Zollo.

SOLO
A Musical Mixture. Hot on the heels of the Skaals and Bilbarns. By Stephen Funk Pearson.

CONNECTIONS
Amplification on the Concert Stage. Classical guitarists find varied ways to turn up--and help audiences tune in. By Laura Koplewitz.

WOOD CHOPS
Swinging with Sally Goodin. Jazz accompaniment for contest fiddling, Texas style. By Jim Wood.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
The Pikasso Guitar. Linda Manzer.

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