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Articles by Joe Coffey

The Guitarist’s Guide to Jam Sessions

December 21, 2010
Here are some of the more common types of players I’ve run into at a jam.
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Builder Profile: Ernie Ball Music Man

December 21, 2010
From its humble 1960s beginnings with Slinky strings to its paradigm-changing StingRay bass to its current stance as a respected manufacturer of guitars and basses that walk the fine line between tradition and innovation, Ernie Ball Music Man is a true American success story.
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Book Review: "Life" By Keith Richards with James Fox

December 21, 2010
Few autobiographies by guitarists have been—or will be—as important as this tome by the lead guitarist of one of the most significant rock bands ever.
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DVD Review: "Leo Fender's Telecaster - The Original Twang"

November 16, 2010
A documentary on the Telecaster and its impact on modern music
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Shure SM27 Microphone Review

November 16, 2010
Will the SM27 replace the trusty 57?
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Tuning Up: Mourning One of Guitardom's Biggest Gearheads

November 16, 2010
Remembering the life and impact of one of our own
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CD Review: Los Lonely Boys - "Keep on Giving: Acoustic Live!"

October 20, 2010
Los Lonely Boys deliver a different flavor of their "Texican" music
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Go Ahead and Ask: Andy McKee

October 20, 2010
Andy McKee answers reader questions
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Experience PRS 2010

October 20, 2010
The events of Experience PRS 2010
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GALLERY: L.A. Amp Show 2010

October 8, 2010
A sampling of the cool amps, guitars, and effects on display in L.A.
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CD Review: Eric Clapton - "Clapton"

September 21, 2010
Clapton''s latest is packed with both the expected and unexpected
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Montreal Guitar Show 2010

August 17, 2010
The works of master luthiers on display at the 2010 Montreal Guitar Show
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Go Ahead And Ask: Larry DiMarzio

August 17, 2010
Larry DiMarzio discusses naming his pickups, DC resistance, sheilding, magnet staggering, and more.
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Go Ahead And Ask: Marshall Amplification

July 20, 2010
Marshall Amplification answers ten of your questions.
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