January 1998 (Issue No. 61)

AG 061 January 1998 Cover
 

Interviews with Patty Larkin, luthier-musician William Eaton, Steve Tilston, and the David Grisman Quintet. Lessons on creating a second guitar part and economy comping. Roberts double-neck guitar.

Featured Songs

Wolf at the Door - Patty Larkin

Opus 57 - David Grisman

And So It Goes. . . - Steve Tilston

In This Issue

DOWN TO THE WIRE
Patty Larkin on her album Perishable FruitBy Julie Bergman.

ASTRAL VISIONS
The singular creations of luthier-musician William Eaton. By Rick Turner.

DAWG GUITAR
Trailblazing players of the original David Grisman Quintet, then and now. By Scott Nygaard.

DEPARTMENTS

JUMP STREET
Rob Eberhard Young; Dead Reckoners; Larry Johnson.

AG LETTER
Letter from the National Slide Guitar Festival in North Carolina. By Ken Korman.

REVIEWS
Albums by the Burns Sisters, Darrell Scott, Laurie Lewis, Patrick Regan, Randy Melick, and Rolly Brown.

SHOPTALK
Stay Tuned. Buzz Feiten takes aim at the gremlin of bad intonation. By Michael Ross.

SONG CRAFT
Steve Tilston. Bard of the British folk baroque. By Colin Harper.

NEW GEAR
Fender Amp Can. Gold Tone GT-500 Banjitar. Martin Backpacker Ukulele. 

BEGINNERS
Playing second guitar (w examples). By Dylan Schorer.

WOOD CHOPS
Economy comping (w/examples). By Charles H. Chapman.

DEAR AG
The Haitian folk of Franz Casseus; insulated case covers; how to attach nylon strings. 

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Roberts double-neck. By Rick Turner.