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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Joe Negri

A regional star, local TV luminary and jazz virtuoso even before beginning his 32-year tenure as Mister Rogers’ favorite handyman, Joe Negri (see feature...

George Cotsirilos Trio

Veteran jazz guitarist Cotsirilos’ latest record is a swinging set driven by his considerable chops and skill at composing and interpreting music. His bandmates,...

Steve Hillage Band

An icon of Britain’s famed “Canterbury Scene” of the late ’60s and ’70s, Steve Hillage made his mark mixing psychedelia, pop, and Hendrix-fueled guitar...

Guitar Builder, Country Star Billy Grammer Passes Away

Billy Grammer, a renowned country-music guitarist and singer, died August 10. He was 85 and passed from natural causes. A member of the Grand...

James “Blood” Ulmer

Sometimes called a “modern bluesman,” James “Blood” Ulmer covers ground from Hendrix to Ornette Coleman to John Lee Hooker. His music is never dull;...

Charvel Launches Desolation Series Guitars

Charvel 's new Desolation series includes  four single-cutaway “DS” models, three double-cutaway “DC” models and three Skatecaster “SK” models loosely based on the Charvel Surfcaster of the early 1990s. All...

Burriss Amps Introduces Boostiest 2.5

Burriss Amps’ Boostiest 2.5 combines two gain pedals in a single enclosure. On the input side, is an adjustable-gain preamp. On the output side...

Dave Gleason

Dave Gleason’s third album, 2007’s Just Fall To Pieces, put the Californian country-rock scene on notice there was a strong new contender in town....

Jefferson Evolution

If there had been a Top 40 of FM/underground radio in the mid/late ’60s (which, of course, would have defeated the whole purpose of...

Original Tennessee Two Bassist Marshall Grant Passes Away

Marshall Grant, original bassist for Johnny Cash's band, the Tennessee Two, died August 7 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was 83. A resident of Hernando,...
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