Last show of Spring Term. Next term Acoustic Only is 2:00 Wednesday and my new show, The Fusion Hour, is 3:00, so with these two and DJ Victrola’s 2 hour Guitar Shop, you can have FOUR, count em, FOUR consecutive hours of (mainly) maniacal, magical guitar! This week we start and end (after Amber Russells […]

The Legendary, effervescent, chameleon-like Jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, one of the most innovative musicians of all time, will be with us Friday, March 2, at Arlene Schnitzer hall. From his early days with Miles, to funk explorations like Headhunter and the groundbreaking video “Rockit”, as well as collaborations with virtually ALL the greats of Jazz/Rock/Blues, […]

About Pierre Bensusan (From Wikipedia and His Web Site)  Born in 1957 in Oran, French Algeria[1] he moved to Paris with his family when he was four years old. He studied piano and classical music at the age of seven. Four years later, he began to teach himself guitar after his father had bought him a steel […]

The most excellent Kyle Pullan has just released a new album and we’ll feature it today, along with some excerpts from last years’ live studio interview. Enjoy! Support independent artists like Kyle by purchasing his music, liking his Facebook page and subscribing to his YouTube channel and SoundCloud. Every like, subscription and every $ spent […]

One of the profound influences in modern fingerstyle guitar, Preston Reed is looked up to by the likes of Andy Reed, Antione Dufour, and virtually every other player on the scene. As a teenager, Reed was initially influenced by Leo Kottke and John Fahey and in the beginning of his career was a more traditional fingerstyle player. In the […]

New direction this Fall. We’re going to feature primarily one artist per show, explore their influences and play songs from the folks who inspired them. Andy was a shredder before he got seriously into the acoustic guitar. Eric Johnson was one of his first hot guitar gods. Joe Satriani and Metallica as well. Then, to […]

Just found out about Tom’s passing and included a couple fingerstyle covers of his tunes for the first Fall episode. Enjoy!

Interview and live in-studio performances by an up-and-coming young (still a teenager!), guitarist visiting from Australia. He plays some fingerstyle Beatles, a beautiful original, and shares his thoughts on life and music. An incredibly talented, articulate and learned young man with huge potential. Keep your eye on Brian Zhang! Brian Zhang on Facebook Brian Zhang […]

New Blood!!! (Actually all ages, but new to Acoustic Only)  

Some of my fav’s. Shane’s set from Kelly’s a few weeks ago. Kyle’s from the same gig and Amber Russell’s EP with 5 of her great tunes.    

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