May 1994 (Issue No. 24)
Rickie Lee Jones on her acoustic explorations and partnership with Leo Kottke. Review of six modern metal-body guitars by Dobro, Beltona, National, and Continental. Duo partners Nick Webb and Greg Carmichael. Interview with Charlie Byrd on his blend of jazz, classical, and Brazilian music. New approaches to the old problems of equal temperament. Arranging in dropped-D.
Ballad for Kay
- Nick Webb
- Charlie Byrd
Friends and Neighbors
- Traditional, arr. by Happy Traum
- Jamey Bellizzi
- Traditional, arr. by Dix Bruce
Running from Mercy
- Rickie Lee Jones
In This Issue
Rickie Lee Jones moves deeper into the world of acoustic music. By Simone Solondz.
A review of six new metal-body resonator guitars. By Dale Miller.
How Acoustic Alchemy turned nylon and steel into gold. By James Jensen.
JAZZ IN FLIGHT
The trailblazing career of Charlie Byrd, jazz master of the classical guitar. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Songlines. Collecting sheet music. By Hal Glatzer.
Acoustic Policeman. Andy Summers profile. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Hit List. The Hot Club of San Francisco. By Dale Miller.
Hit List. Ricardo Cobo, Tales for Guitar. By Riley Tharp.
Hit List. Psychograss. By David McCarty.
Hit List. Leo Kottke, Peculiaroso. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Hit List. Various Artists, Uptown Blues: A Decade of Guitar-Piano Duets. By Steve James.
Hit List. Grey Larsen and Andre Marchand, The Orange Tree. Grey Larsen and Andre Marchand. By Paul Hostetter.
Hit List. Various Artists, Saturday Night Shuffle: A Celebration of Merle Travis. Saturday Night Shuffle: A Celebration of Merle Travis. By Riley Tharp.
Hit List. Jim Thackeray and John Mooney, Sideways in Paradise. Jim Thackeray and John Mooney. By Steve James.
From Milwaukee. Milwaukee's Irish fest. By Connie McKenna.
Q & A with Sharon Isbin. Taking a vacation from the guitar / Making faces / Fingernail first aid / Percussive techniques. By Sharon Isbin.
Fine-Tuning. New approaches to the old problems of equal temperament. Just intonation. By John Schneider.
Arranging in Dropped-D. Licks and approaches for song accompaniment. Arranging in dropped-D. By Happy Traum.
Waiting for a Miracle. Lessons of the songwriting life. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Celtic Guitar CDs. By Russell Letson.
Dylan's Folk Revival. By Derk Richardson.
A Fiddle-Tune Workout. By Dix Bruce.
Equipment picks from Andy Summers. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Equipment picks from Rickie Lee Jones. By Simone Solondz.
Equipment picks from Acoustic Alchemy. By Simone Solondz.
Equipment picks from Charlie Byrd. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
A Medieval Dance. By Jamey Bellizzi.
"Deep River Blues" Tab. By Simone Solondz.
Country on a Classical. By Michael Wright.
Finishing School. By William R. Cumpiano.
National Styles. By Martin Simpson.
1822 M. Hielo. By Rick Turner.