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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.
Alan Schwartz is a time-honored veteran of the guitar world and one of New York‘s most exciting players. He has more than twenty years of studio experience and is a first-call session guitarist for some of the top studios in New York and Los Angeles. He’s worked with many of the top names in music, including Sean “Diddy” Combs, Vanessa Carlton, and many, many others.
Schwartz jokingly describes himself as being in the “musician’s witness… Read More
The musical director of the Grand Ole Opry, Steve Gibson, talks with Guitar Shop TV about how he came on board at the Opry, and what he did to shake things up in an institution that he felt had become a bit complacent.
One of the first moves Gibson made to upgrade… Read More
Guitar Shop TV’s New York correspondent Jill Nicolini introduces us to one of the city’s coolest clubs, The Iridium, featuring an impressive live performance by the legendary jazz guitarist, Stanley Jordan. Jordan is renowned for his distinctive two-handed tapping technique and amazing improvisations, and we capture some great moments from this jazz/fusion icon’s recent Iridium appearence.
The Iridium is one of the most beautiful nightclubs in New York and a step up visually from the typical… Read More
There’s a special breed of gear that evokes both great memories as well as great sounds, across generations. VOX amplifiers have been thrilling audiences for decades, and maintain a special place in popular musical history. Over the past fifty years, countless bands ranging from The Rolling Stones, Nickleback, and U2 to Keith Urban, All American Rejects, and Sugarland have… Read More
Guitar Shop TV‘s “Artist Showcase” Competition is an exciting new opportunity for talented Indie bands and solo artists to be discovered by our worldwide audience, gain exposure, and dramatically increase their fanbase. Up and coming guitarists and their bands register on GSTV’s website, send us links to video performances of their hottest original works, and compete among the world’s most exciting Indie artists.