January 1997 (Issue No. 49)

AG 049 January 1997 Cover
 

Issue Highlights

A history of the resonator guitar. Real vintage instruments for real players. The fiery fusions of Strunz and Farah. The swing creations of Dan Hicks. How to work with your sound tech to get the best live sound. Strums and bass notes. Celtic flatpicking.

Featured Songs

Jardín - Jorge Strunz

Up! Up! Up! - Dan Hicks

Humphrey's Hornpipe - Traditional, arr. by Dylan Schorer

Pretty Peggy - Traditional, arr. by Dylan Schorer

Banish Misfortune - Traditional, arr. by Dylan Schorer

Going Home - Paul Yandell

In This Issue

NATIONAL ANTHEM
A musical history of the resonator guitar. By Steve James.
VINTAGE BARGAINS
Real vintage instruments for real players. By Richard Johnston.
GLOBAL GUITAR
The fiery fusions of Strunz and Farah. By Stephen Dick.

LETTERS
Reader letters. 

JUMP STREET
The Spirit of Bluegrass. Bill Monroe tribute. By Simone Solondz.

Happenings
Events.
Fingerpicking Delights. Profile of Dale Miller. By Ellen Geisel.
News. 
Naked Songs on Film. Rickie Lee Jones film. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
National on Board. Bashful Brother Oswald story.
Meet A.G.. 
New Releases.

REVIEWS

Hit List
Greg Brown, Further In. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
John Williams and the London Symphony Orchestra, Harvey-Gray Guitar Concertos. By Mark L. Small.

Michael Hedges, Oracle. By James Jensen.
Peter Himmelman, Stage Diving. By James Jensen.
Sinti, Sinti. By David McCarty.
Solas, Solas. By Danny Carnahan.
Steven King, Delight of String. By David McCarty.
Wiley Jim Pfeiffer, Out of the West. By Riley Tharp.
Andrew York, Perfect Sky. By Diane Gordon.
Steve Tilston and Maggie Boyle, All under the Sun. By Danny Carnahan.
Classical Repertoire. Intermediate classical repertoire, Francis Kleynjans, Antonio Soler. By Mark L. Small.
Gypsy Jazz Instruction. Gypsy jazz instruction books and videos. By David McCarty.

SONG CRAFT
Hip Shooter. The singular swing creations of Dan Hicks. By Elijah Wald.

SHOPTALK
Sound Check Routines. How to work with your sound tech to get the best live sound. By Mark Frink.

GEARBOX
Equipment picks from Dale Miller. By Ellen Geisel.
Equipment picks from Dan Hicks. By Elijah Wald.

New Gear
Allen Resophonic Guitars. Allen resophonic guitars. 
Barcus-Berry Soundboard Transducers. Barcus-Berry soundboard transducers. 
Wechter Pathmaker. Wechter Pathmaker guitar. 
Equipment picks from Bob Brozman. By Mark A. Humphrey.
Equipment picks from Strunz and Farah. By Stephen Dick.
Equipment picks from Paul Yandell. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Review. Green Mountain travel guitar (Breedlove). By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

BEGINNERS
Strums and Bass Notes. By Mark Hanson.

WOOD CHOPS
Celtic Flatpicking. By Dylan Schorer.

SOLO
Going Home. Paul Yandell, "Going Home". By Jim Ohlschmidt.

DEAR AG
Martin's Original Travel Guitar. By Dale Miller.
Selling Your Songs. By Simone Solondz.
Tip Sheet. Making a thumbpick for fingerpickers. By William Alvin McClung.
Made in Germany. German guitars (Hausers). By William R. Cumpiano.
Supertone Banjos. Supertone banjos. By George Gruhn.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Gallagher 75 Special. By Rick Turner.

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