Fingerstyle Boogie anyone? AGW worked with Tim Sparks way back on a project called Roots Rags & Blues. It came out well but Tim’s newer stuff for Truefire socks the ball out of the yard. His latest series of video lessons has got us really excited… Fingerstyle Boogie by Tim Sparks produced by Truefire ‘There […]
NEW AGW eBook – Fingerstyle McCartney Yesterday and Blackbird probably need no introduction. They’re both stellar Paul McCartney hits and lend themselves perfectly to arranging for fingerstyle guitar. In fact, Blackbird was written as pure fingerstyle while Yesterday was orginally recorded with acoustic guitar and a string quartet. Both are included in AGW’s new eBook, […]
The Way To Go – New album by Jacques Stotzem This is Jacques Stotzem’s 15th fingerstyle album and it is a triumph. In the recent past, the Belgian maestro has been concentrating on presenting his brilliant acoustic guitar arrangements of famous rock songs (Catch the Spirit and Catch the Spirit II), and he devoted […]
For Listeners There’s nothing quite so beguiling as the sound of gypsy jazz guitar. Django Reinhardt invented the style and wrote many of the genres standards such as Minor Swing and Nuages. His partnership with the Hot Club de Paris and Stephane Grappelli is legendary. Since Django’s death in 1953, the style has gone from […]
Long time Acoustic Groove Warrior Stevee’s song CRAZY just got commercially licenced for play at retail outlets in the US. You can stream it and even download it free (for a limited time) on Soundcloud. The song is a slow, soulful number heavily relying on filigree acoustic guitar rhythm work.