Strings Magazine November/December 2021 Issue Preview

*Jill Steinberg Photo* Special Focus: Vintage Instruments & Bows Features & Departments: Feature: Jeffrey Zeigler’s Houses of the Zodiac projectFeature: A guide to the string music of Florence PriceFeature: What made Stolyarsky such an effective teacher?Feature: A discussion of orchestral retirementSpecial Section: Vintage Instruments & BowsA holiday gift guide to streaming hardwareThe soul of Robert …

Ukulele Magazine Winter 2021 Issue Preview

Editorial Focus: Making a Living and Giving Back Features and Departments: On the cover: Jake Shimabukuro. The most popular contemporary ukulele player has a COVID-delayed new album, Jake & Friends, featuring the virtuoso performing with an eclectic guest list including Bette Midler, Kenny Loggins, Ziggy Marley, Billy Strings, Vince Gill & Amy Grant, Jack Johnson, and many others. …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine November/December 2021 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Happy Traum and his Santa Cruz Guitar Company H/13  Editor at Large Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers visits Happy Traum at his home in Woodstock, New York, for a feature lesson that covers the guitarist and educator’s extraordinary six-decade career.  Features, Lessons & Departments   Mick Barr: Chatting with an electric virtuoso who has gone acoustic Fingerstyle …

Strings Magazine September/October 2021 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Education Guide Features & Departments: Feature: The Attacca’s Mid-Career MakeoverFeature: The Life-Changing Power of Bach’s Cello SuitesFeature: A Fond Farewell to the Auryn QuartetFeature: The Keys to Stolyarsky’s SuccessSpecial Section: Focus on EducationDevelop Your Own Warm-Up RoutineEmma Wernig’s Ode to the Viennese ViolaHow Orchestras Are Approaching the 21/22 SeasonWhat’s in Nathaniel Robinson’s Case?Instrument …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine September/October 2021 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Lucinda Williams Acoustic Guitar editor at large Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers chats with the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and gives an in-depth lesson on her approach to the acoustic guitar.  Features, Lessons & Departments Tommy Emmanuel: Guitar Talk with the Certified Guitar Player Nashville Now: A report on the current scene in Music City, from the pickers and …

Ukulele Magazine Fall 2021 Issue Preview

Editorial Focus: The Well-Rounded Ukulele Player Features and Departments: Our cover story this time is on “George Harrison and the Ukulele,” tracing the Beatle’s long love affair with and advocacy for the uke, and also including info about Paul McCartney’s and John Lennon’s relationship to the instrument.Also included in the George Harrison story package is a …