Acoustic Guitar Magazine January/February 2021 Issue Preview

Special Focus: The Year in Gear AG’s annual survey of the best new guitars and accessories introduced in 2020  On the Cover: Ben Harper  Catching up with the singer-songwriter, who recorded his latest album, Winter Is for Lovers, using a one-of-a-kind Monteleone lap steel Features, Lessons & Departments Guitar Talk: British singer-songwriter Lianne Le Havas on the role …

Strings Magazine November/December 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Vintage Instruments & Bows Features & Departments: Feature: Violinist Damien Escobar Finds Creative Solutions to Pandemic RestrictionsFeature: Can Streaming Ever Pay?Feature: Celebrating Jazz Violinist Ginger SmockFeature: The Beethoven Quartet’s Close Ties to ShostakovichSpecial Section: Vintage Instruments & BowsStrings’ Holiday Gift GuideSan Francisco Symphony Musician Serenades an Audience of OneHow to Record Small Ensembles RemotelyBrush Up …

Ukulele Magazine Winter 2020 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Cynthia Lin The popular performer and teacher Cynthia Lin talks about her booming career and the debut album by the uke “super group” U3: Cynthia, Ukulenny, and Abe Lagrimas Jr.! Features and Departments Learn about and learn to play the classic traditional anthem “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” and Jim Beloff’s wonderful …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine November/December 2020 Issue Preview

**Andreas Lawen Photo Special Focus: Acoustic Guitar in the Time of COVID-19 Readers—amateurs, professionals, and teachers among them—weigh in on their musical experiences during the global pandemic. On the Cover: Al Di Meola  Ali Di Meola opens up about his new album of Beatles tunes, uncovering more of the magic he made with John McLaughlin …

Strings Magazine September/October 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Education Guide Features & Departments: Feature: Major Arts Organizations in the Midst of COVID: Planning the SeasonFeature: Cellist Thomas Mesa Tackles a Host of New CommissionsFeature: Violin Makers Investigating New, Sustainable MaterialsFeature: Niel Gow’s Enduring Influence on Scottish FiddlingSpecial Section: Education GuideHow Are College Music Programs Handling the 2020–21 School Year?What It’s Like to Play …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine September/October 2020 Issue Preview

Special Issue: 30th Anniversary Retrospective Culled from AG’s deep archives, this collector’s issue celebrates 30 years of the magazine, with a focus on legendary players across a variety of genres. As usual, the issue will include lesson content for all players, and will also reprint some of the most popular songs that AG has run, most with updated …