Featuring performances by multi-platinum artist Colbie Caillat, rock icons The Bangles, Grammy nominated saxophonist Mindi Abair, guitarists Orianthi and Richie Sambora, the event celebrated women in music.
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Here's a video of Brendon Bayliss of Umphrey's McGee talking about the Korg PC-1 Pitchclip Guitar Tuner. This easy-to-read, clip-on tuner features a bright LED -- not LCD -- display that can angle up for clear visibility. The display contents can be reversed (or flipped) so that everything is still properly oriented when mounted on the back of the headstock, so as not to distract the audience from your performance.
This past Saturday night, Michael J. Fox strapped on a red Gibson ES-335 and performed Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" -- just as he (as Marty McFly) did in the 1985 comedy Back to the Future. Except he wasn't actually playing the guitar in the movie, of course; he was just going through the motions, as actors tend to do.
RIP, Doyle Bramhall Sr., who passed away at his Texas home over the weekend at age 62. Doyle was a great drummer, singer and songwriter. He was also a dear friend, regular collaborator and huge influence on Stevie Ray Vaughan, as can be very clearly heard; it seems to me that when SRV started singing, he did his best to sound like his drumming buddy Doyle. Here’s a nice, short obit.
Randy Collins brings his innovative playing to the Lâg Tramontane Series T100ASCEBLK. This model features a distinctive gloss black finish, a slim (shallow) cutaway auditorium body style and the StudioLâg built-in pickup and preamp system. In this demo, Randy uses a combination of traditional and tap-style techniques that really make the guitar shine!