If you’ve been curious about learning to play jazz guitar but are unsure about how to get started then Backbeat Books’ new publication, The Jazz Guitar Handbook may be the book for you. The 256 page compendium offers comprehensive instruction in learning and mastering one of the most challenging but rewarding styles of guitar playing.
The thorough, step-by-step guide begins by teaching readers simple blues-based riffs over basic chord… Read More
Steven Stills has a new project and GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger is feeling it
Thank goodness for Stephen Stills ! At 68 years young, my favorite individual from the timeless CSN (and Y) has formed “the blues band of his dreams” in The Rides.
A musician of Stills’ standing would always have the pick of the litter against any musical playground wall and on forthcoming album, Can’t Get Enough, Stills has recruited former Electric Flag keys-man Barry Goldberg and relative whipper-snapper,… Read More
New Rockumentary on troubled life of legendary drummer Ginger Baker reviewed by GSTV’s in-house Brit
By The Mad Dog
If you want to feel good about your life, feel secure in yourself, feel like you are, indeed, making a positive difference everyday, take the time to sit down and watch “Beware of Mister Baker,” the biopic about the flame-haired, genius madman, tub-thumper, Ginger Baker. Rockumenting his humble beginnings in proggy jazz bands, he is catapulted to stardom in… Read More