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Pickin’: Learn ‘Sometime Next Summer’ by Master Flatpicker David Grier
by Bill Evans
From the September/October 2019 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER In his four-decade career in the bluegrass world and through his work with groups like Psychograss, David Grier has earned a reputation as a top-shelf flatpicker. His full brilliance is perhaps best witnessed, however, in his solo guitar work. “Sometime Next Summer,” from his 2014 album Fly
Guitar Guru: Is It “Right” to Experiment?
by Kevin Owens
From the April 2016 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Dana Bourgeois Q: What do you feel are the “right” areas to try to improve upon the classic styles? What areas of design must remain true to vintage originals in order to preserve integrity, and what areas have wiggle room for experimentation? On a more personal note, do you still
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Faith Neptune Blue Moon review
by David Mead
With a figured Java mango build, Faith’s new Neptune acoustic offers a fresh approach, but are the tones otherworldly?
Payton Smith: "It’s really important to me that people realize I’m a guitarist as much as a singer"
by Mark McStea
The up-and-coming country singer-songwriter discusses the importance of building his audience steadily and why nothing beats a Gibson into a Marshall Plexi