Acoustic Guitar Magazine January/February 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Top Gear of 2019 The AG editors look back on the year in gear, focusing on trends and technology.  On the Cover: Molly Tuttle The modern bluegrass guitarist and singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle gives an exclusive lesson on the techniques behind her picking prowess. Plus, a full transcription of Tuttle’s instrumental “Super Moon.” Features and Departments […]

Strings Magazine November/December 2019 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Vintage Instruments & Bows A look at Fingerboards/Neck Setting Gasparo de Salo PrimerHow to Handle Cracked Ivory Tips Features & Departments 5 Minutes with 18-year-old violinist Laura Kukkonen, who debuted at the Hollywood Bowl with Ray ChenFeature: Black ViolinFeature: Miro QuartetFeature: Instrument as Real EstateWhat’s in the Case: Violist Ursula SarntheinTales of the Trade: […]

Ukulele Magazine Winter 2019 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Ukulele in Europe and Britain The Ukulele in Europe and the UK: The places and faces of the ukulele scenes in the UK and across Europe, with people, makers, shops, and events Features and Departments Cliff Edwards: The fascinating tale of a giant of American popular musicCommunity Builders: The ukulele can change the world […]

Acoustic Guitar Magazine November/December 2019 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Letters from Pete Seeger Celebrate the legendary guitarist, songwriter, arranger, song leader, author, teacher, and activist’s lasting legacy by taking a peek into his offstage life through a close-up look at his personal correspondences encouraging other musicians to make music and get involved in their communities. Features and Departments Keb’ Mo’: The modern […]

Classical Guitar Magazine Fall 2019 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Lutherie and Guitar History A short history of the intricate art of crafting guitar rosettesSegovia’s 1920s Russia tour guitarAn important new book on The Spanish Guitar, 1750–1950 Features and Departments: On the cover: Xuefei Yang talks about her recent projects and her deep involvement with guitar in her native China2018 Guitar Foundation of […]

Strings Magazine September/October 2019 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Education Guide 5 Young Professional on Their Musical Journeys Practice Room Etiquette Campus Security: Keeping Your Gear Safe Features & Departments 5 Minutes with James EhnesFeature: San Francisco Symphony and MetallicaFeature: Wrecking Crew’s Israel BakerWhat’s in the Case: Hille Perl’s viola da gambaYour Instrument: Neck SettingOn My Music Stand: Hee-Young LimRep Prep: MendelssohnTech Support: […]