Acoustic Guitar Magazine September 2015 Issue Preview

On the Cover Warren Haynes: Southern Rock God Unplugged Special Focus: Guitars in the Classroom Guitars for Social Change: The Ferguson Connection Bluegrass U: A Survey of Degree-Granting Bluegrass Programs How to Find a Community Music School Guitar Program Features and Departments J.D. Souther: Eagles songwriter is flying solo. The Tree: how a single Honduran …

Ukulele Magazine Fall 2015 Issue Preview

On the Cover Taimane Gardner: Hawaiian prodigy expands uke horizons. Focus: Hawaii and the Roots of Ukulele The Four K’s: An overview of the major Hawaiian uke builders. Five up-and-coming Hawaiian ukers. Five classic Hawaiian albums. Features and Departments Mario Maccaferri: Maker of popular plastic Islander ukes from the 1950s. Photo Essay: The West Coast …

Strings Magazine August 2015 Issue Preview

On the Cover The New Scheherazade: Leila Josefowicz premieres John Adams’ latest violin concerto Focus: Teaching & Learning The New York Philharmonic, the Shanghai Symphony, and the Shanghai Orchestra Academy team up on unique educational program Anthony Arnone: Tony’s Top Ten Practice Tips for String Players Jazz bassist Christian McBride’s music camp Features and Departments …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine August 2015 Issue Preview

On the Cover The Search for Robert Johnson’s Guitar—Yeah, That Guitar! Focus: Build Your Own Guitar How to Buy and Build a Guitar Kit Features and Departments Heart Song: Heir to a guitar-making dynasty, luthier Manuel Delgado adds kindness and care to his instruments. The Quest for Tone: how to pick the right pick. Makers …

Strings Magazine July 2015 Issue Preview

On the Cover 2015 Buyer’s Guide: The String Player’s Essential Directory of Shops, Makers, and Suppliers Focus on Shopping Smart Buying a Baroque Bow. Buying a Step-up Instrument. Philip Kass on What Drives Pricing in the Violin Trade. Features and Departments The Portland Cello Project: It all started with a friendly beer. The never ending …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine July 2015 Issue Preview

On the Cover Kaki King Focus on Hoarders, Collectors & G.A.S. Sufferers The Collector: Maple Byrne cares for Emmylou Harris’ guitars . . . and more than a few of his own. If Money Were No Object: readers and industry leaders discuss their dream guitars. Features and Departments Evolutionary Guitar: with the neck as a …