While there is certainly more than enough guitar technique on display here, there is also a very welcome sense of melody and song. This alone makes “The Ninth Ring” worth the listen.
Nine songs that blend influences as diverse as Inglesias and Madonna. This is a thoughtful, soulful CD with many standout tracks.
Jan Jankowski’s Tunes for Solo Guitar consists of thirteen wonderfully crafted tracks of Jan playing his guitar like a magician who can blur the borders of traditional genres.
Wonderful melodic finger style guitar from someone who’s played with artists as diverse as Chet Atkins and the Atlanta Chamber Orchestra.
The latest release from a young, ambitious five-piece band out of Crown Point, Indiana who definitely know how to rock.
A quick visit to the Guitar Noise Forum will let anyone know that many of our members are big fans of the “Blues You Can Use” series of tutorial books. Mark Morrow found (and purchased) the “Blues You Can Use Book of Guitar Chords” on a recent visit to his local guitar store and shares his findings and thoughts with you all.
Starpics are plectrums or guitar picks handcrafted in Australia from semi-precious and precious stones. Guitar Noise stalwart Vic Lewis gives us this thoughtful look at these stone beauties.
Natasha Borzilova, formerly of Grammy-nominated Bering Strait, originally from Russia and now living in Nashville. This is her first solo outing.