November 1994 (Issue No. 27)
The guitar secrets of David Wilcox. Robert Tilling looks back at Reverend Gary Davis' life and work. Acoustic amps. John Williams talks with Scott Cmiel about the expansive vision of the classical guitar. Exploring open tunings lesson. How to find a good used guitar. Right-hand attack lesson.
Make Believe Stunt
- Reverend Gary Davis
Theme and Variations on "Sakura"
- Yuquijiro Yocoh
- Traditional, arr. by Mark Hanson
- Bruce MacCombie
In This Issue
How David Wilcox discovers the songs waiting in his guitar. By James Jensen.
The rousing ragtime, gospel, and blues of Reverend Gary Davis. By Robert Tilling.
A new generation of amps tackles the challenges of amplifying acoustic instruments. By Rick Turner.
The expansive musical vision of classical maestro John Williams. By Scott Cmiel.
Letters. Reader letters.
Redemption Song. Profile of Ted Hawkins. By Elijah Wald.
Global Guitars. Acoustic Music Records/ Peter Finger. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Hit List. Johnny Cash, American Recordings. By Dan Ouellette.
Hit List. Various Artists, The Young Fogies. By Roger Deitz.
Hit List. Andrew York, Denouement. By Diane Gordon.
Hit List. Thierry Robins with Other Artists, Gitans. By Paul Hostetter.
Hit List. Peter Case, Peter Case Sings Like Hell. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Hit List. Gil Goldstein and Romero Lubambo, Infinite Love. By Diane Gordon.
Hit List. Tim and Mollie O'Brien, Away Out on the Mountain. By Simone Solondz.
Hit List. Keith Hinchliffe, Carolan's Dream. By Russell Letson.
Letter from San Francisco. Bread and Roses celebrates 20 years of bringing music in to those who can't get out. Bread and Roses. By Rick Turner.
Exploring Open Tunings. An introduction to D A D G A D. Introduction to D A D G A D tuning. By Mark Hanson.
Eyes on the Prize. How to find a good used gutiar. How to find a good used guitar. By Michael Wright.
Vestapol Videos. Vestapol videos. By Josh Alan Friedman.
Discovering Slack-Key Guitar. Slack-key guitar recordings. By Russell Letson.
Right-Hand Attack. Right-hand technique. By Richard Gartner.
Playing with "Nightshade". Sharon Isbin introduces "Nightshade Rounds". By Sharon Isbin.
Building a Stella. By Dan Erlewine.
Setup for Beginners. By Simone Solondz.
Tuning Braces. By William R. Cumpiano.
Equipment picks from David Wilcox. By James Jensen.
Equipment picks from John Williams. By Scott Cmiel.
Equipment picks from Reverend Gary Davis. By Robert Tilling.
Lead Belly's Stella. By Bruce A. Taylor.