Guitar Noise welcomes writer / bassist Helena Bouchez to our pages with the first of a series of discussions with prominent bass players. Here, renowned bassist Victor Bailey (Weather Report) muses on how to go about making good music.
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.”
Women play guitar and play it well. If you’re not familiar with any great women guitar players, Guitar Goddesses, if you will, then let David Wagle get you acquainted with four exceptionally talented ones right now!
Alan Garcia-Torre is a manufacturer of affordable classical concert guitars in France. With 40 years experience playing the instrument, Alan knows what he’s talking about when he talks about guitars. A Guitar Noise first – this interview is in both French and English!
Dave Sanderson sat down with Guitar Noise staffer Alan Green to discuss his new CD, Songbook, as well as all sorts of aspects of songwriting.
After listening to Disguise the Limit’s new album, Redemption, A-J felt that he just had to get in touch with the guys in the band. Guitarist Mark Summers agreed to share his thoughts on the group’s latest album and on his own career as well.
Sheryl just got back from Europe this past week and was kind enough to answer a few questions for us at Guitar Noise. I think that you’ll find her insights into jazz and songwriting to be both helpful and enlightening.
Read A-J Charron’s fascinating interview with this guitarist whose work spans four decades. Martin offers some fine advice concerning the nature of playing for a living and the attitudes that make it a lot easier on one’s well-being. A definite must-read!
Chris Juergensen’s latest piece for Guitar Noise is a Q & A with the legendary Adrian Legg. Get some great examples of Adrian’s techniques (banjo rolls, open string incorporation and pedal steel licks) to practice on your own.