Monthly Archives: January 2004

Kenny Burrell

Kenny Burrell is a legend in the annals of jazz guitar history. Emerging from Detroit in the 1950's with a background in organ...

Jeff Beck – Truth and Beck-ola

Okay, reviewing these is a no-brainer. Any guitarist of my generation knows these well. The 1968 and '69 releases helped establish Beck,...

Hank Williams – Alone with His Guitar

Ever since Hank Williams died on December 31, 1952, his fans have had to make do with commercial recordings, which have been almost continuously...

Jack Westheimer

Ca. '63 Teisco Model SD-4L. Today we pretty much take it for granted that if you want an inexpensive guitar, you're going to buy one...

Ernie Hawkins – Bluesified

Ernie Hawkins hails from Pittsburgh. Not exactly a hotbed of acoustic blues, but Hawkins is one of the best. I've not run across...

1000 Years of the Guitar Part 2

A hand-colored postcard photo of a woman in a Spanish costume, ca. 1910. Well, we're on the cusp of the new Millennium. Excited? Last month...

January 2004

FEATURES PAT MARTINO The jazz legend is a national treasure and inspiration to musicians and music lovers of all stripes. His career spans four decades, and...
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