Recently Nick Torres arranged a tour of the Huss & Dalton guitar factory. Read this fascinating exchange and learn more about how guitars are made.
Guitar Player and Musician Profiles
There are a lot great musicians and songwriters out there. Some of them you may not have heard of yet, and some you may never get the chance to see live. This page features our profiles of musicians we’ve uncovered from around the world: from Beijing’s Evening News to Montreal’s Dédé Fortin; plus a special article on “Women That Rock.”
FODfest, a series of concerts that use the healing power of music to bring people of all backgrounds together, is en route to Israel and the West Bank region in October 2010. Todd Mack, founder and organizer of the event, takes a few moments to discuss the tour as well as the new “FODfest in the Schools” program that has been launched this past year.
With FODFest starting up in ten days, I thought this would be a great time to check in on Todd Mack, a Berkshire based recording artist and producer, and find out what’s going on with this year’s festival honoring the life of Daniel Pearl. Plus we get to hear about some of the other music Todd’s working on.
When people learn an instrument, it’s easy to get caught up in copying the riffs and styles of one’s idols. Fortunately, Al Caldwell took some advice from Anthony Jackson to heart and learned to be himself, finding his own voice as both bass player and musician.