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Phil Keaggy and His Craft

I first encountered Phil Keaggy when I was probably 3 or 4 years old. My dad was jamming out the chords to “Full Circle” on his acoustic guitar (my brother still plays that lick 30 years later). Since then, he’s floated in and out of my musical awareness as I’ve appreciated his virtuosity, artistic transformations, and, of course, his nostalgic …

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I Lov Guitars Pick Review

I Lov Guitars sells premium guitar picks online. They claim to be the “first guitar pick company to offer picks on a subscription basis (monthly, quarterly or semi-annually)” I Lov Guitars picks are made from Acetal Delrin(R) and come in multiple gauges and shapes. Their picks have a special grind texture to prevent it from easily slipping. They have picks …

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Practice Book

App Review: Keeping Your Tabs Organized with Practice Book

Practice Book solves a basic problem for all sorts of guitarists:  quickly accessing your favorite tabs.  If you’re like me, you often look up a tab (or ten) and simply leave them open in the web browser while you play.  Then, the inevitable happens.  A week later, you refresh your whole browser, and poof!  Those tabs are gone.  Sure, you …

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Top 25 Fingerstyle Guitar Players

Top 25 Fingerstyle Guitar Players

I’m not sure it’s possible to definitively say who are THE best 25 fingerstyle guitar players in the world.  But I’m gonna try. Here are the top 25 fingerstyle guitar players, presented in alphabetical order.  I couldn’t bring myself to try to rank them. In fact, I’m not sure that’s even possible.  But even with that disclaimer, it’s very likely …

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Martin Taylor Gear Review

Martin Taylor is an accomplished fingerstyle guitar player who’s won awards, fans, and even been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire in his native England for his contributions to guitar jazz. If you want to check out some key Martin Taylor tunes, try “Bernie’s Tune“, or “Georgia On My Mind“. His playing is impeccable, with roots …

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