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Great Performances: John Mayer Unplugged

Guitar Shop TV was on hand to hear guitarist extraordinaire and Grammy-Award winner John Mayer unveil and play his new Martin 00-45SC John Mayer Signature Edition.

 

The instrument is already a collectors item, as only 25 of them were made. It is an extraordinarily beautiful guitar, made with rosewood and Adirondack spruce, and deep, vibrant voicings.

 

Mayer said he wanted people to buy it not because they… Read More

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Gear Profile: One Incredible Vintage Amp Collection

Brent Ware, a private collector based in Nashville, describes his huge collection of vintage amplifiers and guitars as “forty-five years of complete insanity.” Ware’s collection includes over 300 amps and a couple hundred guitars. Here he shows Guitar Shop TV selections from his personal amplifier collection at his farm’s storage facility, including Jimi Hendrix’s 1967 Plexi, which was damaged in an arson fire!

 

Ware talks about how he was first inspired to collect when he began… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist: Leslie Craig at Twelth & Porter, Nashville

Leslie Craig is an infinitely charismatic country-rock singer/songwriter with a deeply pronounced soul influence. A full time working performer by the age of 17, Leslie is a local favorite in Nashville and fronts a versatile band that’s capable of matching her every turn as she veers effortlessly from rock to blues to country to soul, all in her inimitable, soaring rootsy vocal style. We sat down with her to discuss her influences and lots more in this… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: Rock/Blues Great Robert Cray

Guitar Shop TV sits down with legendary Blues Guitarist Robert Cray for an exclusive backstage conversation about his latest tour, his music, and his influences, especially Albert King… Not to be missed!

 

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GSTV Featured Artist : Caroline Jones – Artist Showcase

 

Where is the love? Well, it is right here, and her name is Caroline Jones. With an onstage temperament of a gentle soul comes sweet vocal tonality and musicality, and she is as welcoming as you could possibly hope for from an artist. While her influences – including Son House, Ella Fitzgerald, and other notables – had notably strong vocals, Caroline is also a clear contender with a robust and… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Chicago Music Exchange – Chicago

This place is truly Guitar Nirvana! Visiting CME is a not-to-be missed experience for the guitar aficionado. It boasts a staggering collection of the very finest vintage guitars as well as new and used instruments, and stands as one of the most impressive operations of its kind in the world. For almost 20 years Chicago Music Exchange has been the place to find some of the finest vintage… Read More

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