It was a glorious day in Union Square Park on June 21. Just the right kind of weather for hundreds of guitarists to gather and jam for Mass Appeal: Guitars, an annual event that’s part of the Make Music Festival. This year, Acoustic Nation co-hosted the event with the New York City Guitar School and I have to say, it was truly epic.
What good is it if I continue to review a bunch of flashy new gear if I'm running out of cool licks to play? Here are four new books from Hal Leonard. They cover pentatonic licks, chord progressions, expanding your blues vocabulary and blues guitarist Mike Bloomfield’s style.
From the former editor of Guitar One magazine, Guitar Aerobics: A 52-Week, One-lick-per-day Workout Program for Developing, Improving & Maintaining Guitar Technique is a daily dose of vitamins to keep your chops fine tuned.