Monthly Archives: May 2007

Pat Metheny Group – The Way Up

Early press about this made a big deal about it being one big composition. But there's so much variation that it works to the...

Chris Whitley and the Bastard Club – Reiter In

Chris Whitley was a brilliant player who made a near-perfect major-label record like Living With the Law, and could also do the off-the-wall independent...

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Zuzu Bollin – Boogie Uproar: Texas Blues and R&B 1947-1954

The history of early Texas jump blues is often summed up in one name - T-Bone Walker. While Walker's pioneering guitarwork, great original songs,...

1904 José Ramírez I

Possibly no name is more associated with the classical guitar than that of José Ramírez (1858-1923), the founder of a long dynasty of Madrid...

Parker Guitars P8E and P8E

A Parker acoustic? And a cyber-age single-cutaway? Yes, folks, it's the 21st century, and the Parker guitar company is responding with new designs for...

Richard Bennett

For the past decade, Nashville's own Richard Bennett has been a touring guitarist for Mark Knopfler. The gig is just the latest installment in a...

May 2007

FEATURES BUCK OWENS AND HIS BUCKAROOS A Bunch of Twangy Guitars Buck Owens’ track to stardom had an unorthodox start – one that didn’t depend on his...
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