May 1998 (Issue No. 65)
A guitarist's guide to swing guitar. Ry Cooder and the Cuban music of the Buena Vista Social Club. Interviews with Elaine Summers, Pearl Django, David Russell, and more. How to prevent theft of your guitar--and what to do when faced with that unfortunate development. Lessons on guitar rags and easy alternate tunings. 1935 Le Domino archtop.
Lover Come Back to Me
- Oscar Hammerstein and Sigmund Romberg
- Dylan Schorer
- Paolo Bellinati
In This Issue
SULTANS OF SWING
A guitarist's guide to the pioneering players, the rhythm styles, and the instruments of vintage swing. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
The rhythm secrets of Count Basie guitarist Freddie Green. By John Lehmann-Haupt.
A guitar workshop with the string-swing trio Cats and Jammers. By Hal Glatzer.
ARCHTOP SWING GUITARS
The vintage axes that made the music come to life. By Michael John Simmons.
Ry Cooder uncovers a scintillating world of Cuban music with Buena Vista Social Club. By Sam Quinones.
Interviews with Elaine Summers, Pearl Django, and David Russell. In memory of Carl Perkins.
Albums by Eric Schoenberg and Richard Scholtz, Gipsy Kings, Peter Case, and more.
Stop Thief! What you can do to hang onto and recover your precious instruments if they are stolen. By Jack Pearson.
MusEdit Software; Webb straps.
Your first guitar rag. By Dale Miller.
Easy alternate tunings. By Dylan Schorer.
"Embaixador." Music by Paolo Bellinati.
Acoustic simulators; S. Yairi guitars; Candelas guitars.
1935 Le Domino archtop. By Michael John Simmons.