Terry Royster

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Albert King: Letting It Roll All Night Long

When Albert King and the trio that accompanies him in live performance take the stage they invariably start things off with an instrumental. Usually …

BB King at 87: the last of the great bluesmen

BB King, who has just turned 87, has returned home to Mississippi to play to family and friends. In the experience of a lifetime, Ed Vulliamy joins him and hears from the maestro about his rise from the cotton fields to international stardom<p>The fat red sun settles itself against the horizon, …

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Live Gear Spotlight: Gary Clark Jr

Epiphone Casino Reissue<p>Gary Clark Jr., true to his Austin roots, did his time on a Stratocaster before eventually settling on his signature Epiphone …

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Interview: Austin's Gary Clark Jr. Discusses Influences, Gear and His 'Schizophrenic' Style

The blues tradition runs deep in Texas, which has produced a constant stream of innovative blues guitarists, including T-Bone Walker, Lightnin’ …

16 Powerful Krishnamurti Quotes

Mostly taken from Krishnamurti's public talks in the late 1960’s, these quotes will urge you to reconsider culture, religion, politics and family, …

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5 Essential Jazz Guitar Soloing Patterns

Learning how to play jazz guitar means building up a well rounded improvisational vocabulary, and one way this can be achieved is by learning licks. …

Guitar Basics: How to Use Your Amp

For most budding guitarists, the big attraction of the electric guitar is that it lets you rock out, and rock out loud. However, it's no good …

Infographic: 64 Of The Coolest Guitars From The Past 100 Years

Skulls. Axes. Lightning bolts. Bottles of whiskey. If it’s rock ‘n’ roll, chances are, it’s also an awesome novelty guitar.<p>Do you like lightning bolts? Then you’ve come to the right place, friend, because so does rock ‘n’ roll. Just strap on Pantera’s 1994 Washburn 333 or Peter Cook’s 1975 Custom …

Robert Johnson: rare new photograph of delta blues king authenticated after eight years

Perhaps the most infamous music deal ever struck involved no contracts and no lawyers. The blues singer Robert Johnson, so the legend goes, acquired his unearthly musical talent after meeting the devil at a crossroads.<p>Until now, there were only two verified photographs of Johnson (1911-1938), who …

Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 Recap

Every three years for nine years now, Eric Clapton has hosted the Crossroads Guitar Festival. This year it consisted of nine and a half hours over …

Robert Johnson - Kind Hearted Woman Blues (1936)

Learn How to Play Natural Harmonics

S LMarch 28, 2013<p>Posted by Alex De Grassi<p>Natural harmonics are produced at specific locations, or nodes, that divide an open string into equal parts. …

Official Epiphone Newsletter

Discover the Epiphone Les Paul<p><i>Choosing the right sound and style Les Paul</i><p>Over half a century after its introduction, the Les Paul is still arguably …

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12 Essential Blues Turnarounds

<i>by Andy Ellis</i><p>Are your blues a little tired? Crave some fresh sounds? Nothing rejuvenates a 12-bar groove faster than a fancy turnaround, and we’ve …

JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart.<p>The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your browser) senses your …

Tested: Best guitar practice amps reviewed

<i>This article was taken from the February 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

Major and Minor Blues Scales - Guitar Tab and Essential Licks

The blues scale, whether it’s major or minor, is one of the most widely used scales in modern music.<p>Minor and major blues scales are also the first …

Fingerstyle Guitar - Fingerpicking Patterns and Exercises

I think you’ll agree that fingerstyle guitar sounds great, but it can be tough to know where to start.<p>There seems to be countless fingerpicking …

Twang 101: Travis Picking Essentials

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Understand the basic elements of Travis picking.<br>• Develop several alternating bass patterns.<br>• …