Who is Andy Wood? Hailing from Knoxville, TN, Andy Wood is a ferocious slayer of both the mandolin and guitar. From the start of his musical journey playing traditional bluegrass on the mandolin to playing guitar on tour with groups such as Rascal Flatts, LOCASH, Scott Stapp, … [Read more...] about Andy Wood, Signature Suhr Guitar Interview
What is NAMM? “NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), established in 1901, is the not-for-profit association that strengthens the $17 billion global music, sound and event technology products industry.” Ref: www.namm.org The NAMM ShowEach year NAMM … [Read more...] about We Went to NAMM!
I recently stumbled across this YouTube channel, Guitare Improvisation, owned by a French guitarist with some great jazz and gypsy jazz backing tracks. There are several lesson videos associated with the channel as well. Though the lessons are in French, most seem to include … [Read more...] about 5 Jazz Backing Tracks from “Guitare Improvisation”
Back in November, we posted an article on British Airways Upsetting Musicians featuring several stories of musicians with less than favorable experiences (to say the least) flying British Airways. Here is another cringeworthy story from a customer of another airline. A few years … [Read more...] about Customer Claims Alitalia Broke 300-year-old Instrument
French Guitarist Thomas Viloteau was the 2006 winner of the Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition, which is one of the biggest classical guitar competitions in the world. This video features his own arrangement of What a Wonderful World, … [Read more...] about What a Wonderful World (Thomas Viloteau)