Tag Archives: Acoustic Guitar

Stuart Ryan releases new tuition book ‘The Tradition’

Stuart Ryan – ‘The Tradition’ – Reels, Jigs and Airs arranged for solo fingerstyle guitar Guitar Techniques’ acoustic columnist Stuart Ryan has just released ‘The Tradition’, a new Book/CD of acoustic fingerstyle arrangements. Describing the book, Stuart says “There is … Continue reading

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Daniel Hecht plays a Somogyi guitar with customised pedal capo [VIDEO]

Doing the rounds on Facebook today, exchanged between some of my guitar buddies is this fantastic video of Daniel Hecht playing a Somogyi guitar with a fascinating customised pedal capo. This video was recorded back in 1989, long before the likes … Continue reading

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RIP Bert Jansch ~ 1943-2011

The legendary Scottish acoustic guitar maestro, Bert Jansch, has died today aged 67. Jansch was known as a shy performer but still managed to capture his audiences attention with mesmorising live performances that crossed way beyond the folk genre into mainstream pop … Continue reading

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RIP Eric Roche ~ 1967–2005

September 6th, 2011 marks the sixth anniversary of the sad passing of Eric Roche who died after a battle with throat cancer in 2005. I first saw Eric perform during a music trade show clinic, circa 2003, but had known … Continue reading

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Play Guitar Now!

Guitar Techniques magazine, arguably the best guitar magazine on the planet, has just produced its fourth ‘Play Guitar Now’ DVD and magazine package. The guitar tuition is brought to you by award-winning guitarist Stuart Ryan who expertly guides you through … Continue reading

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