July 1999 (Issue No. 79)

AG 079 July 1999 Cover
 

Issue Highlights

The new era of home digital recording. Eddie Lang profile. Nylon-string fusion guitarists. Jonatha Brooke and Martin Carthy profiles. Georges Brassen and Stuart Mossman remembered. Clive Gregson interview. Luthier Bill Tippin. Lessons on adding melodies to strum patterns and spicing up chord progressions. Music from Andrew York. Country blues videos reviewed.

Featured Songs

Nothing Ever Lasts - Clive Gregson

Pickin' My Way - Eddie Lang

Been There, Dunn That Blues - Tony Marcus

Muir Woods - Andrew York

Cottonwood - Dylan Schorer

Allegretto - Jesse Cook

In This Issue

FROM YOUR GUITAR TO CD FOR UNDER $3,000
A guide to the new era of digital home recording.  By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

STUDIO IN A BOX
All-in-one and modular digital multitracks.  By Teja Gerken.

COMPUTER-BASED RECORDING
How to turn your home PC into a multitrack studio.  By Dylan Schorer.

SIX-STRING JAZZ
Eddie Lang's original style opened the door to jazz guitar.  By Tony Marcus.

NYLON-STRING FUSION
Inside the new world of hot, multicultural music.  By Bryan Powell.

JUMP STREET
Live It Up. Profile of singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke. By Lissy Abraham.
Folkie for Life. Profile of English folk singer Martin Carthy. By Michael John Simmons.
By Georges. Profile of French singer-songwriter Georges Brassens. By Chris Mosey.
Stuart Mossman, 1942-1999. In memory of luthier Stuart Mossman. By Dan Crary.
Dust-Bowl Diaries. Woody Guthrie exhibition opens. By Paul Kotapish.

REVIEWS
HIT LIST
Chris Smither, Drive You Home Again. By Rani Arbo.
Debashish Bhattacharya and Bob Brozman, Sunrise. By Danny Carnahan.
Hazel Dickens, Carol Elizabeth Jones, Ginny Hawker, Heart of a Singer. By Sue Thompson.
Lucy Kaplansky, Ten Year Night. By Steve Givens.
Margaret Slovak, Undying Hope. By Gary Joyner.
Peppino D'Agostino, A Glimpse of Times Past. By Gary Joyner.
Eva Cassidy, Songbird. By Rani Arbo.
Groupo Changüí and Estrellas Campesinas, Changüí.  By Danny Carnahan.
Various artists, The Gypsy Jazz Guitar Festival '98.  By David McCarty.
David Leisner, J.S. Bach.  By Stephen Dick.

Groundbreaking Jazz. Consummate artist Larry Coryell realeases a new CD and an instruction book. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Playing the Blues. Country blues instruction videos from Roy Book Binder and Woody Mann. By Dale Miller.

SONG CRAFT
Touch and Go. Clive Gregson continues to write dark, brilliant songs as a solo artist. By Lissy Abraham.

GEARBOX
Profile. Tippin Guitar Company. By Teja Gerken.

DEAR AG
Guitar-Making Videos. Guitar-making videos for archtop, flamenco, classical, and steel-string construction. By Michael John Simmons.
Fingerstylist Steve Hancoff. By Teja Gerken.
Mellow Strings. String composition and tone. By Michael John Simmons.

PRIVATE LESSONS
For Beginners. Adding Melodies to Strum Patterns. Bass-line melodies and Carter-style playing. By Dylan Schorer.
Songwriting Tips. Spicy Chord Substitutions. Alternative chord progressions. By David Hamburger.

OFF THE RECORD
Muir Woods. Music by Andrew York. By Alison Bert.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
'60s Harmony Stencil Guitar. Uncle Sam stencil Harmony guitar. By Ben Elder.

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