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Exclusive Interview: Matt Schofield, British Blues Guitar Sensation

Guitar Shop TV sat down recently for an exclusive interview with British blues sensation Matt Schofield, backstage at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York… Schofield is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive and innovative guitarists to have emerged on the world scene for several generations. He is rated in the top ten British blues guitarists of all time (Guitar & Bass Magazine) putting him in the company of such iconic names as… Read More

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Great Venues: The Legendary Sun Studio in Memphis

Guitar Shop TV sits behind the board with engineer Matt Ross-Spang at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, “the most famous recording studio in the world,” where Elvis Presley was discovered and the first rock and roll hit single, “Rocket 88” was recorded in 1951. Ross-Spang talks about the history of Sun and why it’s so special.

 

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Sun Studio was opened in 1950 by the legendary producer and rock pioneer Sam Philips. It… Read More

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Great Venues: BB King Blues Club – Memphis

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Guitar Shop TV travels to Memphis Tennessee for some great soul food and hot blues by the smokin’ house band at the original B.B. King’s Blues Club on fabled Beale Street. Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King was born Riley B. King, and got his start in Memphis in 1948, where he worked as a singer and DJ at… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: Rock/Jazz/Blues Great Larry Carlton

In this exclusive interview, renowned session guitarist Larry Carlton talks about how his early love of The Beatles and jazz guitarists like Wes Montgomery influenced the development of his style. He also explains why growing up listening to steel guitar players led to his signature use of volume pedals to mimic that sound, and talks about discovering B.B. King at age 16 in his grandmother’s record collection.

 

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Philip Sayce: Emerging Guitar Superstar

Philip Sayce is one of the best-kept secrets in Rock n Roll, but not for long! Guitar Shop TV met recently with this amazing young artist, who we believe is positioned to emerge as one of the finest new rock/blues guitarists of his generation. Sayce absolutely blew us away with his exciting and soulful playing, and we were mightily impressed by his new album Steamroller, a composite of full-tilt, no holds barred rock and blues material, along with some tasteful acoustic-oriented tracks. It is an awesome album that is rapidly climbing… Read More

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