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Guitar Lifestyle: Jamz Guitar Straps


Want to look and sound great on stage? A cool-looking guitar strap can help make a big impression! Jamz straps are designed for guitarists who want to project style and personality with their tunes, rather than wearing a cheap mass-produced black nylon strap that makes you look like a nerd. Jamz straps are handmade in the USA. Each strap starts with a durable Read More

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Guitar of the Month: The Sheryl Crow Gibson Hummingbird

 
The Gibson Hummingbird is one of the most iconic and recognized acoustic guitars in music history. First introduced in 1960, the Hummingbird was Gibson’s first square-shouldered dreadnought acoustic guitar, designed to compete with similar Martin acoustic guitars of the time.

 

The Hummingbird typically sports a spruce top with mahogany back and sides, as well as a distinctive decorative pick guard, though some vintage models in the early 1960s featured a maple back and sides, and as a result, certain modern special editions will reflect those… Read More

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Performances: Matt Schofield

 

British Rock/Blues sensation Matt Schofield is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive and innovative guitarists to have emerged on the world scene for several generations. Guitar Shop TV recently sat down with Matt in New York for an exclusive interview, that you can view in our “Shop Talk” section this month. Also check out this clip of one of his smokin’ hot performances…

 

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 6: R& B Legend Steve Cropper

Our exclusive conversation with STEVE CROPPER: legendary guitarist, composer, and producer, who talks Memphis, Stax Records, meeting Hendrix, his latest CD “Dedicated” and much more. ALSO Joe Carducci, Product Specialist for GRETSCH GUITARS, shows us the amazing Limited Edition GEORGE HARRISON “Tribute” Duo Jet and several other cool Gretsches.

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On Tracy Lane

On Tracy Lane, or OTL, are Guitar Shop TV’s Artist Showcase winners of the month! OTL was started in 2003 in LA by singer/songwriter Darryn Yates. With the addition of guitarist Jerry McFarland in 2005, rhythm guitarist Jeremy Johnson and drummer Sean Roche in 2010, and newest addition, James Reed on bass, OTL is bigger and better than ever!

After 1.5 million online plays, 200,000+ fans from all over the world, and countless tours across the country, OTL have proved that they are here… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 5: Steely Dan, Jon Herington

Episode Five of Guitar Shop TV is here, with an exclusive extended conversation with STEELY DAN lead guitarist Jon Herington, a look at some cool vintage amps, and a legendary Gibson acoustic.

 

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