Strings Magazine July/August 2022 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Buyer’s Guide Features & Departments: Feature: Andrew Bird’s busy 2022Feature: The ethics of keeping great instruments in museumsFeature: Yo-Yo Ma, John Williams, and a revised cello concertoFeature: Max Richter’s new take on VivaldiFeature: Instrument re-graduation—pros and consSpecial Section: Buyer’s GuideThe state of classical music radioKun celebrates 50 yearsRoad to recovery from focal dystoniaHow …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine July/August 2022 Issue Preview

**pictured above: James Taylor promo shot from Columbia On the Cover: James Taylor AG editor at large Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers breaks down the legendary singer-songwriter’s signature guitar style, with examples based on songs like “Copperline,” “Oh, Susannah,” “The Frozen Man,” and other JT classics. Special Focus: Flatpicking A–Z An in-depth look at the artists, technique, and gear …

Strings Magazine May/June 2022 Issue Preview

*Bang on a Can All-Stars Live — Road Trip Performance, Stephanie Berger Photo* Special Focus: Contemporary Instruments & Bows Features & Departments: Feature: Tracy Silverman gets ready to premiere Roberto Sierra’s new concertoFeature: Ron Carter celebrates 85 yearsFeature: Does it matter if a conductor is a string player?Feature: The evolution of Bang on a CanFeature: Leonidas …

Ukulele Magazine Summer 2022 Issue Preview

**Drew Neerdaels Photo Features and Departments: Victoria Vox: An interview with this popular fixture on the U.S. uke scene. She’s just released her most ambitious album yet, called Nirvana in REM.Aunty Genoa Keawe (1918-2008): An in-depth profile of one of the most popular and influential singers and ukulele players of the 20th century, whose career spanned 60 years. Quotes …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine May/June 2022 Issue Preview

**Dana Bourgeois shot, courtesy of Bourgeois Guitars On the Cover: Luthiers in Their Fifth Decade Dana Bourgeois, Bob Taylor, and other guitar makers reflect on the state of their art and how it has evolved since the 1970s  Features, Lessons & Departments   Guitar Talk: A conversation with guitarist and composer Gyan Riley Joan Armatrading: Learn how to play …

Strings Magazine March/April 2022 Issue Preview

*Charles Mingus, Tom Marcello Photos* Special Focus: Summer Adventure Features & Departments: Feature: Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà release ElleFeature: Good Morning Bedlam bring trademark energy to new albumFeature: Charles Mingus, 100 years after his birthFeature: David Fulton documents his violin collection in new bookFeature: Elinor Frey explores repertoire for the violoncello piccoloSpecial Section: Summer Adventure!Steven …