Andre Marins began studying classical guitar at eleven, and went on to study Jazz improvisation. This album is a fusion.
Have you ever wanted to just be able to land anywhere on the fretboard and play? The Rosetta Stone of Guitar is an instructional DVD/book that teaches a really easy set of patterns. It isn’t about learning to solo, it’s about learning to see.
The Guitar Lesson Companion is a hybrid of lesson companion, instruction manual and method book. On the surface, it seems to be a throwback to the Method books of old. But to dismiss this gem of a book as that beginning guitarist’s nightmare would be foolish.
As founder and lead singer of The Rosenbergs, David Fagin led a crusade for artists’ rights against unfair recording contracts, yet his solo CD is virtually free of politics.
Guitar Nose contributor Mike Roberto caught Kathy Reichert (a Sunday Songwriters Group mainstay) playing last month at a Saturday night performance at Borders Bookstore in Highland Park, Illinois. Read all about it!
Another outstanding tutorial DVD from the author of PlaneTalk! This DVD guides you through the ins and outs of playing slide guitar in standard tuning, as well as Drop D. Plus it uses a fantastic three-way split screen method that displays slide placement, the left hand and the right hand all at the same time.
A mysterious, seemingly mystic teacher arrives to assist a struggling bass player make sense of both music and life in Victor Wooten’s (bassist for Bela Fleck and the Flecktones) book. Both entertaining and enlightening.
If you’re someone who feels you learn better with visual aids, there’s a lot here to help. You get good views of both the left and right hands play cool features like interactive chord charts (not to mention a two hundred and fifty chord dictionary) and animated fretboards.