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We love these guys! Last February’s Artist Showcase winner Jahfe, a crowd-pleasing Miami reggae band that has opened for many of the biggest names in the business including Damian Marley, Steel Pulse, and Toots and the Maytals. Jahfe are an eclectic group, comprised of heavyweight session players and… Read More
Now for something really different….Guitar Shop TV stops by the Hammond Organ Company to a preview of their cool new XK3C model, a portable version of the iconic Hammond B3 organ. Perfect for touring and roadwork, this baby is a great companision to every rock and blues guitarist!
This episode features our exclusive conversation with legendary Texas guitarist, promoter and businessman Jimmy Wallace, founder of the Dallas International Guitar Festival, along with scenes from the red-hot Dallas music scene, including amazing LIVE blues footage from one of the Big D’s coolest clubs “The Bone,” and much more!
A cornerstone of Nashville’s booming music scene, Twelfth & Porter endears itself to locals and touring musicians as a small venue with a big, bold sound. The joint was immortalized in recordings like Townes Van Zandt’s Live and Obscure (recorded here in April 1985) and in the lyrics of Ryan Adams’ song “Tennessee Sucks.” (On the Demolition track, Adams sings: “Cause I’m getting by with a 12-pack from 12th & Porter with Billy /4:30 a.m. at night.”)
The venue has also evoked its… Read More
Sharon Isbin has been hailed as “the reigning diva of the classical guitar” and “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time.” She is also the winner of Guitar Player magazine‘s “Best Classical Guitarist” award, the Madrid Queen Sofia and Toronto Competitions, and was the first guitarist ever to win the Munich Competition.
An NYC resident, Isbin is also the director of the guitar department at The Jullliard School, which she created in… Read More
Steve Vai epitomizes the term “guitar hero.” Since catching his break as a second guitarist for Frank Zappa’s band in the early ‘80s, Vai has established himself as a virtuoso whose angular and sometimes quirky guitar chops make him capable of going toe-to-toe with just about anybody in the rock arena.