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 […]

Strings Magazine July/August 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Buyers Guide Features & Departments Feature: The Legacy of Isaac SternFeature: Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards Tap into a New SoundFeature: Niel Gow’s Enduring Influence on Scottish FiddlingFeature: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin Releases Recording of Handel’s Concerti grossiSpecial Section: Buyer’s GuideOn My Music Stand: Elena Urioste’s COVID-19 Recording ProjectA Guide to Mantuan MakersStage […]

Ukulele Magazine Fall 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Ukulele in the Time of the Virus Heidi Swedberg surveys the ukulele scene to see how the coronavirus pandemic has affected uke concerts, clubs, workshops, and other facets of our musical world. Features and Departments Blues Lesson: Daniel Ward talks about mastering hammer-ons and pull-offs on the ukulele.Cowboy Ukuleles: Another fascinating uke history lesson […]