Giveaways January 2015

January 15

Riffs: Cursed Guitar, Guitar Donations, Classical Guitar

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Brit Band Uses Cursed Guitar

from National Post


Jason Pierce, leader of the British space rock band Spritualized, discovered a strange guitar: a 1929 Gibson L-00, just like the one Robert Johnson had been photographed with. It''s a great sounding guitar but the question is - is it cursed? Here''s the story.

Guitars For New Orleans Kids

from The Times-Picayune


The New Orleans Musician''s Relief Fund was founded by and for musicians displaced by hurricane Katrina. Through the charity, two Chicago families recently donated guitars and accessories to fourteen young New Orleans rockers.

Symphony For Six Strings

from The New York Times


Here''s some love for the classical players among us -- Oscar Ghiglia, a classical Italian guitarist, recently taught and performed at the New York Guitar Seminar. Here''s a review of the recital.
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