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Great Performances: Robert Randolph Plays Jimi Hendrix “Voodoo Chile”

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New York, NY – October, 2011 -Guitar Shop TV celebrates the genius of Jim Hendrix in its latest Episode, with a series  of eye-opening interviews, performances, and articles on one of the  greatest guitarists of all time, featuring insights from legendary  guitarists Robert Cray and Steve Cropper, Hendrix Producer Andy Johns, renowned Hendrix Recording Engineer Eddie Kramer, and more.
Also in this episode of GSTV, virtuoso Robert Randolph delivers a

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Great Venues: The Bone – Dallas

The Deep Ellum neighborhood of downtown Dallas, TX has been tied up with music for over 75 years.  Originally a center for industry, this then mostly-black part of East Dallas gained nationwide acclaim as a hotspot for Southern Blues in the 1930s.  Later, Deep Ellum would become home to artists and musicians from many different styles and backgrounds, including a lively Punk scene in the 1980s.  But if you want to recapture the Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist : The Oz Noy Trio – Artist Showcase

Fusion guitarist Oz Noy chats with Guitar Shop TV backstage at The Bitter End in New York. Noy talks about his melodic approach to improvising, along with his interest in jazz guitarists who experiment with their tones to give them “the presence of a saxophone.” Afterwards, The Oz Noy Trio delivers a smokin’ live performance!
The Israeli-born NYC resident is a tasteful virtuoso who is receiving growing acclaim in jazz circles. He brings fresh energy to Read More

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Great Performances: Steely Dan Guitarist Jon Herington Unplugged

A popular New York City-based session guitarist and singer-songwriter, Jon Herington is also “the new guy” in Steely Dan. He played on Steely Dan’s Grammy-winning album Two Against Nature and the band’s more recent release Everything Must Go. An exceptional musician and a real class act, Herington has also toured with Boz Scaggs and played in the Broadway show… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: Top Studio Guitarists Alan Schwartz

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

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Great Performances: Stanley Jordan Live at The Iridium , NYC


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

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