Nili Brosh: “For me, the playability is big... I don’t think anybody’s wish is to feel like the guitar is fighting them and everything is harder to play”

Nili Brosh
(Image credit: Nili Brosh)

Nili Brosh has played with Cirque du Soleil and Danny Elfman, and toured with the likes of Paul Gilbert, Andy Timmons and Guthrie Govan – and when asked about her greatest gear finds, regrets, and buying tips, well, she demonstrates a fondness for sparkly Ibanez electric guitars

Their finish is important. But it's the performance Brosh is looking for. As she explains here, you don't want the guitar to fight back too much.

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David Mead

With over 30 years’ experience writing for guitar magazines, including at one time occupying the role of editor for Guitarist and Guitar Techniques, David is also the best-selling author of a number of guitar books for Sanctuary Publishing, Music Sales, Mel Bay and Hal Leonard. As a player he has performed with blues sax legend Dick Heckstall-Smith, played rock ’n’ roll in Marty Wilde’s band, duetted with Martin Taylor and taken part in charity gigs backing Gary Moore, Bernie Marsden and Robbie McIntosh, among others. An avid composer of acoustic guitar instrumentals, he has released two acclaimed albums, Nocturnal and Arboretum.