Acoustic Guitar Magazine March/April 2022 Issue Preview

Billy Strings, Emily Butler Photo On the Cover: Billy Strings  Writer E.E. Bradman profiles the Grammy-winning modern guitarist whose deep bluegrass roots serve as a launchpad for expressive acoustic explorations on his latest release, Renewal, and beyond. Features, Lessons & Departments   Guitar Talk: A conversation with Southern singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah Norman Blake: In-depth lesson feature on the folk and flatpicking …

Ukulele Magazine Spring 2022 Issue Preview

Editorial Focus: Uke-ecology & Sustainability Features and Departments: On the Cover: Uke Ecology and Sustainability. A Heidi Swedberg article on how ukulele makers are increasingly conscious of their environmental footprint. Mentions several makers, including Breedlove, Martin, Cordoba, Kanile’a, Blackbird, Mya-Moe, and others.First Uke in Space! A lively interview with astronaut Chris Sembroski, who took a custom Martin …

Strings Magazine January/February 2022 Issue Preview

*Jake Turney Photo* Special Focus: Adult Amateurs Features & Departments: Feature: Edgar Moreau’s new Transmission recordingFeature: The Making of a String Playing StarFeature: Sheku Kanneh-Mason teams up with pianist sister Isata for MuseFeature: The Infamous Stringdusters explore a dystopian vibeSpecial Section: Focus on Adult Amateur PlayersVeronika Eberle’s “ex Dragonetti” StradLessons from the great Lynn HarrellAnne Gastinel tackles ChopinSharpen …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine January/February 2022 Issue Preview

*Photo by Bree Marie Fish On the Cover: Larkin Poe  Sisters Megan and Rebecca Lovell of the acclaimed duo Larkin Poe discuss their career journey from bluegrass to blues-rock and beyond.  Features, Lessons & Departments:   Jakob Dylan: Guitar Talk with the singer-songwriter and leader of the Wallflowers The Year in Gear: Our annual recap of new guitars, accessories, …

Strings Magazine November/December 2021 Issue Preview

*Jill Steinberg Photo* Special Focus: Vintage Instruments & Bows Features & Departments: Feature: Jeffrey Zeigler’s Houses of the Zodiac projectFeature: A guide to the string music of Florence PriceFeature: What made Stolyarsky such an effective teacher?Feature: A discussion of orchestral retirementSpecial Section: Vintage Instruments & BowsA holiday gift guide to streaming hardwareThe soul of Robert …

Ukulele Magazine Winter 2021 Issue Preview

Editorial Focus: Making a Living and Giving Back Features and Departments: On the cover: Jake Shimabukuro. The most popular contemporary ukulele player has a COVID-delayed new album, Jake & Friends, featuring the virtuoso performing with an eclectic guest list including Bette Midler, Kenny Loggins, Ziggy Marley, Billy Strings, Vince Gill & Amy Grant, Jack Johnson, and many others. …