March 1991 (Issue No. 5)

AG 005 March/April 1991 Cover
 

Issue Highlights

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.

DOBRO DERBY
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.

JUMP STREET
New Blood for the Guitar Concerto. By John Stropes and Jim Ohlschmidt.

HIT LIST
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.

AG LETTER
Letter from Arlington. By Richard Johnston.

MASTER CLASS
Q&A with Sharon Isbin. Playing harmonics/Breathing naturally and musically. By Sharon Isbin.

WOOD CHOPS
Feeling the Pulse. In bluegrass as in Celtic music, a good groove begins with rhythm guitar. By John McGann.

SOLO
Lovers Fleeing Through the Valley of the Echoes. From Leo Brouwer's The Black Decameron. By Sharon Isbin.

SONG CRAFT
Overnight Success. Pat Alger's elegant songs and crisp guitar are a sought-after combination in Nashville (w/ music). By Happy Traum.

BEGINNERS
Melodies and Major Scales. Learning melodies and major scales. By Jim Wood.

DEAR AG
Andrew York's 'Sunburst'.
Guitarron. Guitarron. By Steve James.
Cutting Capos.

GEARBOX
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.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Maccaferri Model G-40. By Michael Wright.

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