Lee McKinney tells GW how he blended fans' desires and wish lists with his band's creative vision to create 'The Simulation.'
The Taylor Grand Pacific models represent the most significant enhancement of the traditional dreadnought design and sound since its introduction 85 years ago.
Hone in on your toolbox and develop gestures and sounds that represent what is unique about you as a guitarist.
Applying this construct to any improvised solo will automatically force you away from playing familiar licks and standard melodic “shapes.”
Eric Tessmer — a familiar face in the city’s live-music scene for nearly 17 years — truly embodies the “Texas guitar slinger” archetype.
This is hard to beat if you’re looking for an amp with highly distinctive tone with full body, rich harmonics and expressive depth.
Experimental jazz master (and Guitar World columnist) Julian Lage guides us through 'Love Hurts,' his adventurous new jazz guitar joy ride
Learn how former SRV's Double Trouble keyboardist Reese Wynans teamed up with Joe Bonamassa and his former bandmates for 'Sweet Release.'
Do your best to keep up with these dizzying, hand-strengthening string-skipping patterns—courtesy of Jason Richardson.
"I would never want to be on stage knowing that my playing was substandard but hoping that no one notices. That’s not me.”
"I don’t know how to play a goddamned scale. I don’t know what a 13th is, or an augmented ninth. I could give a shit. All I do is make the guitar scream with pain or pleasure.”
Meet the first woman to be crowned The International Bluegrass Music Association Guitarist of the Year.
For its streamlined beauty and ergonomic design, the Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty Tiger Eye is an unrivaled instrument for dextrous playing and tonal possibilities.