Monthly Archives: February 2005

Model 2020

Like most things, the closer you look at certain phenomena, the more you find often subtle, unexpected surprises. A good example is this Ibanez Model...

Kim Wilson – Lookin’ For Trouble

What can you add to the legacy of one of the greatest harmonica players of all time? Perhaps a second legacy of developing a...

Darcy Kuronen – Dangerous Curves: The Art of the Guitar

The Museum of Fine Arts is mounting a retrospective outlining 400 years of guitar design and history (VG November '00). Although the guitar...

Bruce Conte – Bullet Proof

Be honest; if you played R&B-based guitar in the mid '70s and were looking to extend your blues vocabulary, you stole licks from this...

Phil Upchurch – Tell the Truth

Phil Upchurch is no stranger. He's been around a long time, playing sessions with everyone from Jimmy Reed to Cannonball Adderly to Sheena...

Chet Atkins and Mel Cochran – Chet Atkins: Me and My Guitars

Chet Atkins has a deserved reputation as a great guitar player and all-around nice guy. So it's a pleasure to see a book...

The Siegel-Schwall Band – The Complete Vanguard Recordings

I've always had a soft spot in my heart for the Siegel-Schwall Band - although I can't really figure out why. During the...

Various Artists – Going Driftless: An Artist’s Tribute to Greg Brown

Greg Brown proves you don't have to be a model-handsome MTV poster-boy with a beautiful voice and sizzling guitar chops to be a successful...

Moonrock Fuzz/Distortion

Glenn Wylie has been experimenting with guitar effects pedals for over 10 years - when he's not working on guitars or amps. In...

February 2005

FEATURES GRETSCH 6134 WHITE PENGUIN One of the rarest Gretsch instruments, it was also one of the company’s dressiest guitars. Still, no more than a few...
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