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Articles by Andy Ellis

Irish Blues-Rocker Gary Moore: 1952-2011

February 7, 2011
Estepona, Spain (February 7, 2011) -- Like so many Premier Guitar readers and viewers, we were shocked and saddened to learn that Gary Moore died on February 6 at age
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Rhythm & Grooves: Going Up?

January 17, 2011
We’re in the process of exploring ways to make three-note voicings sound bigger than typical triads.
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CD Review: Harvey Reid - "Capo Voodoo: Solo Guitar"

January 17, 2011
Featuring 6- and 12-string acoustic guitar, resonator slide, mandolin, 6-string banjo, autoharp, and other stringed instruments, these collections offer stirring interpretations of folk ballads, Delta blues, sea shanties, Celtic tunes, ragtime, bluegrass, and classical music.
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Rhythm & Grooves: Hybrid-Picking Pals

December 21, 2010
Hybrid picking combines the power and speed of flatpicking with some benefits of a purely fingerstyle approach
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CD Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor - "Diamonds in the Dirt"

December 21, 2010
With her second album, Diamonds in the Dirt, Taylor brings a new authority to her playing, songwriting, and smoky vocals.
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Rhythm & Grooves: The Bead Game

November 16, 2010
Navigate a chord progression with the smallest possible shifts between notes.
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Bill Kirchen: The Dieselbilly King Rides Again

November 16, 2010
On "Word to the Wise," Bill Kirchen wraps his twangy Tele around a stunning collection of vocal duets to deliver the most compelling music of his career.
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CD Review: Jimi Hendrix - "West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology

November 16, 2010
A deep collection of Hendrix alternate takes, early sideman work, studio jams, and live recordings.
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CD Review: Devon Allman's Honeytribe - "Space Age Blues"

October 20, 2010
Gregg Allman''s son carves a path all his own
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Rhythm & Grooves: Wheels Within Wheels

October 20, 2010
Learning comping from B-3 and electric piano.
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CD Review: Black Dub - "Black Dub"

September 21, 2010
The latest chapter in producer and guitarist Daniel Lanois'' musical journey
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GALLERY: Nashville Amp Expo 2010

August 27, 2010
A sampling of the new, cool, and wacky amps at the second annual Nashville Amp Expo
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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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Interview: Kaki King - Embracing Change

June 16, 2010
Acoustic phenom Kaki King talks about switching to boutique and vintage electric gear for her new trio album, Junior.
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