March 1991 (Issue No. 5)
Michael Hedges interview. Bluegrass Dobro stars Mike Auldridge and Jerry Douglas. Home digital recording. Latin guitar. Lessons in rhythm guitar and major scales. Pat Alger interview. Sharon Isbin master class. Leo Kottke and the symphony. Letter from a vintage guitar show.
In This Issue
BETWEEN ROCK AND A SOFT PLACE
Michael Hedges taps his way into a new vein of guitar sounds and techniques. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Mike Auldridge and Jerry Douglas lead the country-music renaissance of the resophonic guitar. By Steve Romanoski.
IN SEARCH OF DUENDE
The complex rhythms and passion of Latin guitar have taken root all over the American musical landscape. By Diane Gordon.
THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION
The ideal professional-quality studio might be right in your living room. By Harvey Reid.
New Blood for the Guitar Concerto. By John Stropes and Jim Ohlschmidt.
Ferron, Phantom Center. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Benjamin Verdery, Ride the Wind Horse. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
David Surette. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Outback, Baka. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Letter from Arlington. By Richard Johnston.
Q&A with Sharon Isbin. Playing harmonics/Breathing naturally and musically. By Sharon Isbin.
Feeling the Pulse. In bluegrass as in Celtic music, a good groove begins with rhythm guitar. By John McGann.
Lovers Fleeing Through the Valley of the Echoes. From Leo Brouwer's The Black Decameron. By Sharon Isbin.
Overnight Success. Pat Alger's elegant songs and crisp guitar are a sought-after combination in Nashville (w/ music). By Happy Traum.
Melodies and Major Scales. Learning melodies and major scales. By Jim Wood.
Andrew York's 'Sunburst'.
Guitarron. Guitarron. By Steve James.
Equipment Picks from Jerry Douglas. By Steve Romanoski.
Equipment Picks from Michael Hedges. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Equipment Picks from Mike Auldridge. By Steve Romanoski.
Equipment Picks from Pat Alger. By Happy Traum.
Maccaferri Model G-40. By Michael Wright.