April 1998 (Issue No. 64)

AG 064 April 1998 Cover
 

Interviews with Duncan Sheik, Paco de Lucia, Catfish Keith, Charlie Louvin, and Blue Rags, and more. Building a guitar from a kit. Review of the Martin D-15. Lessons on steady-bass fingerpicking and bluesy bluegrass. 1978 Robert Ruck classical guitar.

Featured Songs

Barely Breathing - Duncan Sheik

Aires Choqueros - Paco de Lucia and Jose Torregrosa

La Barrosa - Paco de Lucia and Ramon Sanchez

O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing - Carl Glaser, arranged by Craig Dobbins

In This Issue

SHEIK CHIC
Duncan Sheik makes his mark with smart, sophisticated acoustic pop. By Julie Bergman.

THE SOUL OF FLAMENCO
A rare interview with revolutionary guitarist Paco de Lucia. By Guillermo Juan Christie.

SUMMER SPECIAL
Our annual guide to guitar workshops and Festivals. By Scott Nygaard.

DEPARTMENTS

JUMP STREET
Interviews with Catfish Keith, the Blue Rags, and Charlie Louvin. In memory of Tommy Tedesco. 

REVIEWS
Albums by Buena Vista Social Club, Eliza Gilkyson, Greg Brown, Chip Taylor, Martin Taylor and the Spirit of Django Band, and Pat Kirtley.

SHOPTALK
Do It Yourself. Building a guitar from a kit. By David Kilpatrick.

NEW GEAR
Epiphone Advanced Jumbos; Fatpicks; Mini-Flex soundhole mic. 

BEGINNERS
Steady-Bass Fingerpicking. By David Hamburger.

WOOD CHOPS
Bluesy bluegrass lesson. By Steve Pottier.

SOLO
O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing. Fingerstyle hymn. By Craig Dobbins.

DEAR AG
Playing lefty; learning barre chords; factory-made nylon strings.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
1978 Robert Ruck classical guitar. By Michael Wright.

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