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Jazz Guitar Master Jim Hall Dead at 83

Understated jazz guitar genius passes away quietly at home in Greenwich Village

 

Master jazz guitarist Jim Hall has passed away at the age of 83. One of the leading jazz players of the modern era, Hall went quietly in his sleep at home at his apartment in Greenwich Village, according to his wife.

 

The Buffalo New York native began his career in the 1950s, playing… Read More

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GSTV Spotlight: Scott Sharrard – Allman Brothers Singer/Guitarist Live in NYC

Seasoned guitarist strikes out on his own with blazing soul-rock sound

 

By Alex Baker

 

He’s beenĀ labelled as “Greg Allman‘s secret weapon” by Glide Magazine and called “one of the best guitarists in the country” by Billboard. Scott Sharrard is fairly well-known as a lead vocalist and guitarist, who’s played not only with The Allman Brothers, but also the likes of Read More

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Video: Albert Hammond, Jr. – “St. Justice”

Strokes guitarist releases new video from new solo EP AHJ

 

Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes has released a video for the song “St. Justice” off his new solo EP AHJ.

 

The video features the indie rock guitar hero playing opposite Dutch model Nina de Raadt, in a stylized black and white story, depicting a kind of hipster love affair.

 

AHJ is the… Read More

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Video: Keith Richards and Eric Clapton at Crossroads Blues Festival

Slowhand is joined by Keef onstage at Madison Square Garden

 

By Alex Baker

 

Eric Clapton‘s annual Crossroads Blues Festival in NYC is well known as an opportunity for concert-goers to see the man formerly known as “God” joined by other members of the six-string elite. In this clip from this year’s festival in April, Clapton is joined by The RollingRead More

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Eric Clapton’s Six-String Stories

Eric Clapton’s 50-year career told through his guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

Genesis Publications has partnered with Eric Clapton to bring us Six-String Stories, a unique volume of work that chronicles the guitarist’s five decade career through the guitars he’s played along the way. Using a combination of photographs and Clapton’s own words, the limited edition book provides detailed background info on 300 guitars played by the legendary blues-rock guitarist over… Read More

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Couple Arrested After Argument Over Whether Slash is Better than Eddie Van Halen

Cleveland couple arrested after motel argument over whether Slash is a better guitarist than Eddie Van Halen

 

By Alex Baker

 

At Guitar Shop TV, we’re passionate about guitars, guitarists, and music in general. But a couple in Cleveland, Ohio may just have taken things to a whole other level.

 

According to a report on Cleveland.com, an unnamed couple were staying at… Read More

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