December 8, 2017
About John Miller At the age of 12, John Miller was inspired to play the guitar after seeing Mississippi John Hurt perform at the Philadelphia Folk Festival. He bought his first guitar at the age of 16 and launched into an intensive period of study of Country Blues guitar, learning the music of John Hurt, Mance Lipscomb, Bo Carter, Blind […]
November 20, 2017
About Woody Mann Among guitarists and critics, Woody Mann is considered a modern master. While the blues are his touchstone, he seems to draw inspiration from every direction with ease and grace. Pioneering guitar legend John Fahey said it well: “You can hear classical, jazz and blues approaches somehow converging into a single sparkling sound completely his own.” Mann has […]
October 25, 2017
This is Part II of the Toby Walker interview, you can find an introduction and Part I of the interview here. Do you have a specific reason using fingerpicks? I started out as a street performer, when I was doing a lot of acoustic music and at that time there wasn’t good amplification for that. You had these […]
October 23, 2017
I had the pleasure to have a chat with Toby Walker about his backgrounds, his music, the old blues masters, his guitars, acoustic blues in general and a lot of other things.
October 11, 2017
This is the third and last part of a series of articles based on the interview that I had with Mr. Stefan Grossman on August 16, 2017.
September 7, 2017
This is the second part of a series of articles based on the interview that I had with Mr. Stefan Grossman on August 16, 2017.
August 31, 2017
This is the first part of a series of articles based on the interview that I had with Mr. Stefan Grossman on August 16, 2017. I tried to ask as much questions that I received from our community, as possible. The rest of the interview articles will be published very soon.
August 12, 2017
[usr 5] Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop is one of the go-to resources when you want to learn to play acoustic blues. One of Stefan Grossman’s cornerstone lessons, and a very good video lesson to start with, is “Fingerpicking Guitar Techniques”.