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Pete McCann

AFTER 20 YEARS ON THE NEWYORK JAZZ SCENE developing his reputation as an in-demand sideman, guitarist Pete McCann has come into his own as a bandleader-composer and recording artist. Part of a pack of creative young jazz guitarists who emerged in the ’90s (including Ben Monder, Dave Fiuczynski,... AFTER 20 YEARS ON THE NEWYORK JAZZ SCENE developing his reputation as an in-demand sideman, guitarist Pete McCa ...

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Murali Coryell

“EVER SINCE I COULD SPEAK, PEOPLE HAVE asked me if I was going to play guitar in my father’s style,” says Murali Coryell, son of jazzfusion legend Larry Coryell. “As fate would have it, my brother Julian turned out to be a child prodigy on jazz guitar. My dad took him under his wing, and... “EVER SINCE I COULD SPEAK, PEOPLE HAVE asked me if I was going to play guitar in my father’s style,” says Murali Corye ...

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Marcus Bonfanti What Good Am I to You

Marcus Bonfanti has been making noise in the nouveau Brit blues world with his gritty vocals, solid tunes, and gut-level guitar work. He produced this record and went for stripped-down, honest guitar textures. He covers a lot of stylistic ground, with most of it coming across as bluesy... Marcus Bonfanti has been making noise in the nouveau Brit blues world with his gritty vocals, solid tunes, and gut-level ...

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Esthema The Hereness and Nowness of Things

As their press states, this Boston-based quintet is “a world fusion ensemble mixing elements of Eastern European/Balkan and Near/Middle Eastern music with jazz and progressive rock.” Led by the exceptional guitarist and composer guitarist Andy Milas, Esthema also includes Turkish violinist Onur... As their press states, this Boston-based quintet is “a world fusion ensemble mixing elements of Eastern Europea ...

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The British Invasion The Music The Times The Era By Barry Miles

This large and beautifully illustrated coffee-table volume pays tribute to the British Invasion in the most liberal sense of the term. Not only does the book cover all of the usual suspects— Beatles, Stones, Animals, Hermits, Zombies, Dave Clark Five, etc.—it explores the preinvasion British... This large and beautifully illustrated coffee-table volume pays tribute to the British Invasion in the most libera ...

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Joe Perry The Ultimate Rock Survivor Talks Tones Tunes And The Power of The Groove

America has a proud history of great singers, classic songwriters, and brilliant guitarists. We can hang with anyone in the known universe in those categories. When it comes to epic, game-changing rock bands, however, the States just can’t compete with Britain. Even if only the Beatles and the... America has a proud history of great singers, classic songwriters, and brilliant guitarists. We can hang with an ...

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Stetsbar Pro II

FROM PAUL BIGSBY’S GROUNDBREAKING designs in the ’40s to Fender’s Synchronized Stratocaster trem to Floyd Rose and Gary Kahler’s earth-shaking creations, vibrato systems have changed the way electric guitar is played. But what about players who want a vibrato bar on a guitar that... FROM PAUL BIGSBY’S GROUNDBREAKING designs in the ’40s to Fender’s Synchronized Stratocaster trem to Floyd Rose and Gary Kahler ...

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Leo Fenders 1943 Prototype Electric Guitar

IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE, LOOKING AT THIS primitive instrument, that the world’s largest guitar company started with such a crude prototype. The guitar pictured here is Leo Fender’s 1943 “log”—and although it doesn’t look like it, it’s one of the most historically significant guitars in the entire... IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE, LOOKING AT THIS primitive instrument, that the world’s largest guitar company started with ...

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Wattage and Power

I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT SPEAKER power-handling capability when connecting two speakers in series. I know that if I connect two 8Ω 30-watt speakers in parallel, I get a total impedance of 4Ω and a power handling capacity of 60 watts. If I connected the same speakers in series the impedance would... I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT SPEAKER power-handling capability when connecting two speakers in series. I k ...

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T-Bone Walker August 1995

T-BONE WALKER STRUCK THE STORMY world of the blues like a lightning bolt from the heavens. Infusing the blues with a sophisticated, uptown flavor, Walker helped redirect the course of the music, taking it from juke joints and roadhouses to swank nightclubs and large theaters. Favoring swing... T-BONE WALKER STRUCK THE STORMY world of the blues like a lightning bolt from the heavens. Infusing the blues with ...

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