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 …

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, …