October 1996 (Issue No. 46)
How to find your dream guitar. Glossary of guitar lingo. How to choose the right ampllfication gear. How to get the most out of today's steel and nylon strings. Hard-shell cases vs. gig bags. Patty Griffin interview. John Scofield goes acoustic. How to read rhythms. Lesson on walking-bass lines. Ed Gerhard's music.
The Water Is Wide
- Traditional, arranged by Ed Gerhard
- Traditional, arranged by Dylan Schorer
In This Issue
YOUR DREAM GUITAR
A shopper's guide to the new golden age of the acoustic guitar. By Margie Mirken.
A complete glossary of acoustic guitar lingo. By Richard Johnston.
How to choose amplification gear that satisfies your ears and your budget. By Chris Proctor.
A complete glossary of amplification lingo. By Rick Turner.
How to get the most out of today's steel and nylon strings. By Harry Fleishman.
Southpaw guitars, custom options, classical hybrids, kids' guitars, and budget archtops. Acoustic amps, what's the buzz, and using effects. Electronic Tuners, slides, hard cases vs. gig bags.
This Puppy Barks!. Glossary of hip technical guitar terms. By John Herndon.
Face the Music. Patty Griffin. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
John Scofield Gets Quiet. John Scofield interview. By Charles H. Chapman.
Reading Rhythms. By Dylan Schorer.
Melodies and Bass Lines. David Hamburger.
The Water Is Wide. Traditional, arranged by Ed Gerhard. Performance notes by Dylan Schorer. By Dale Miller.
Matchstick Guitar. By Simone Solondz.