Monthly Archives: September 2010

Fender Intros Roger Waters Precision Bass


Fender introduces the Roger Waters Precision Bass, named for the bassist/singer/songwriter whose grooves and riffs are hallmarks of the legendary Pink Floyd sound and an acclaimed solo career.

The instrument is as tastefully tailored as Waters’ own…

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Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks Take on the Holidays


Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks have created a Christmas album set for release October 12. <em>Crazy For Christmas</em> is classic Hot Licks, full of the same dry wit and musical brilliance that has defined Dan Hicks’ music for the past four …

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Albert King/Stevie Ray Vaughan "In Session" Summit on DVD


On December 6, 1983, legendary blues guitarist Albert King joined his disciple Stevie Ray Vaughan on a Canadian sound stage for the live music television series "In Session." Magic happened. The highly sought after video footage from that one…

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Satriani Announces Second Leg of Tour


Joe Satriani, is ready to release his 14th studio album, <em>Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards</em> October 5. Following the release, Satriani will embark on a world tour, kicking off October 16 in Dublin, Ireland. North American dates will …

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Martin Appoints CFO


C.F. Martin &amp; Co., Inc. has announced the retirement of long-time employee John A. "Jack" Messer, the company’s vice president of finance and administration effective September 30, 2010. Additionally, Nathan S. Eckhart joined Martin …

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Paisley, Skaggs, Stuart, Urban, Wariner Set to Jam at Opry Reopening Tonight


The Grand Ole Opry is set to return to its historic home – the Grand Ole Opry House – for the first time since being displaced as a result of May’s historic Nashville flood, and Great American Country (GAC) will broadcast the event live in "Countr…

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Clinics Set at Woodstock Luthiers Showcase


The Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase is an alternative guitar show, featuring fine, handmade acoustic guitars and stringed musical instruments exhibited by their makers. Show and sale with continuous live acoustic music performances, luthier mi…

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Paul Rodgers, Bad Company Help Kids Rock Free


Paul Rodgers &amp; Bad Company are offering fans an exclusive experience when the rockers reunite to perform at the 2010 L.A. County Fair October 2 benefitting the Kids Rock Free program at the Fender Center.

Twelve lucky fans will meet the ban…

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Malmsteen Returns with Relentless


Yngwie Malmsteen’s new album, <em>Relentless</em> is the follow-up to 2008’s <em>Perpetual Flame</em>, his first album for Rising Force Records. It’s the second to feature ex-Judas Priest and Iced Earth singer Tim "Ripper&q…

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Steve Wariner to Re-release Guitar Christmas


Just in time for the holidays, Steve Wariner and SelecTone Records will make his <em>Guitar Christmas</em> album, available October 12. Originally released in 2003, the instrumental collection of Christmas standards arranged, recorded, and …

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