April 1996 (Issue No. 40)
12 travel guitars reviewed. 25 great music festivals. Summer workshop guide. Lisa Loeb interview. Letter from the National Guitar Summer Workshop. Kristina Olsen interview. Acoustic bass guitars, with review of new Taylor acoustic bass. Boogie-woogie bass line lesson. Jazz videos reviewed. Open-D tuning lesson.
Linus and Lucy
- Vince Guaraldi, arranged by Steven King
- Traditional, arranged by Mark Hanson
- Kristina Olsen
In This Issue
A review of 12 travel guitars--the lightest, toughest, fastest developing six-strings around. By Dale Miller.
25 GREAT FESTIVALS
Where to go this summer for the best performances, jam sessions, and camping.
Where to play, study, build, and repair acoustic guitars in 1996.
Staying Power. Lisa Loeb profile. By Dan Ouellette.
Indian Guitar Recordings. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Debashish Bhattacharya, and Brubushan Kabra. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Jazz Guitar Videos. Legends of the Jazz Guitar, vols. 1, 2, 3: Barney Kessel, Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, Grant Green, Jim Hall. By Josef Woodard.
Mike Scott, Bring 'Em All In. By James Jensen.
Leon Redbone, Red to Blue. By Steve James.
Hilary Field, Ballad Stories. By Mark L. Small.
Good Ol' Persons, Good 'n' Live--20th Anniversary Collection. By David McCarty.
Dusan Bogdanovic, Mysterious Habitats. By Scott Cmiel.
The Music of Kentucky: Early American Rural Classics 1927-37. By Steve James.
Doc Watson, The Vanguard Years. By James Jensen.
Julian Bream, Sonata. By Scott Cmiel.
Letter from Guitar Camp. National Guitar Summer Workshop. By Russell Letson.
Acute Angles. Kristina Olsen takes a new slant on love, politics, and the blues. By Todd Ellison.
Bass Instincts. New design trends in acoustic bass guitars. By Harry Fleishman.
Equipment picks from Kristina Olsen, Steven King, and Lisa Loeb.
Taylor Acoustic Bass reviewed. By Michael Wilcox.
Leo Kottke's tunings for 12-string. By Dale Miller.
Lefty Conversions. Converting a right-handed to a left-handed guitar. By Rick Turner.
Mark Whitebook guitars. By Rick Turner.
Woody Harris. By Dale Miller.
Boogie-Woogie Bass Lines. By Dylan Schorer.
Open-D Tuning. By Mark Hanson.
Linus and Lucy. Steven King's arrangement of "Linus and Lucy". By Dylan Schorer.
J. Redgate. By Rick Turner.