Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mike Powers, Instrument Designer, Passes

Mike Powers, a veteran designer for Peavey stringed instruments, passed away April 29. A longtime Peavey employee, he was involved in the creation of...

Jon Kammerer Guitars Adds Pegasus Line

Jon Kammerer’s Pegasus series guitars have an elongated sound hole that isolates the top plate of the instrument and does not bind it to...

Warner Preps ZZ Top Box With Original Mixes

Warner Brothers Records is set to release a CD boxed set that includes the original mixes for the band’s first 10 albums. ZZ Top:...

Kaukonen Opens Psylodelic Gallery

Noted guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and his wife, Vanessa, are set to open the doors to their Psylodelic Gallery, at the Fur Peace Ranch Center...

Levy’s Offers Hemp and Denim Guitar Straps

Levy's new hemp and denim guitar straps are printed with colorful ’70s-stripe designs and finished with suede-leather backing.

Braxton Schuffert, Guitarist with Hank Williams’ Driftin’ Cowboys, Passes

Braxton Schuffert, the other guitarist with Hank Williams in the original lineup of the Driftin' Cowboys in the late 1930s, has died at the...

2013 Annual New York Guitar Show & Exposition

April 27 & 28, at the Freeport Recreation Center gymnasium, 130 East Merrick Rd., Freeport, Long Island (just 15-20 mintues east of JFK). Show...

Satriani Sets U.S. Tour Dates

Joe Satriani has slated U.S. tour dates in support of his latest album, Unstoppable Momentum. The tour will launch August 29 in San Diego...

Country Music Legend George Jones Passes

Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member, and Kennedy Center Honoree George Glenn Jones died today at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in...

Noted Resonator Master/Dobroist Bob Brozman Passes

Bob Brozman, a renowned guitarist who focused on the resonator and other instruments used to make Hawaiian, Indian, African, Japanese/Okinawan, Caribbean, and American roots...
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