December 2016

Articles by Jason Shadrick

Album/DVD Review: Anthony Wilson - Seasons, Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

December 20, 2011
or the CD/DVD package Seasons, Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he performs as part of a guitar quartet where the instruments are as heralded as the musicians.
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Bluesman Hubert Sumlin Dies at 80

December 4, 2011
Sumlin was acknowledged as a major influence on guitarists such as Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and many more.
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Rig Rundown - Steely Dan’s Walter Becker

November 30, 2011
See Walter Becker’s live rig used on Steely Dan’s summer 2011 tour.
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Vince Gill: Song Slinger

November 15, 2011
Vince Gill discusses his love for vintage gear, what makes certain guitars special, playing with Sting, and Guitar Slinger–his first album in five years.
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Rig Rundown - Mr. Big's Paul Gilbert

November 9, 2011
Paul Gilbert runs through his live rig used on Mr. Big's summer 2011 tour.
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Rig Rundown - Mr. Big's Billy Sheehan

November 9, 2011
Billy Sheehan runs through his live rig used on Mr. Big''s summer tour.
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Interview: John Scofield - Taking It Slow

October 20, 2011
On the heels of his latest album, A Moment’s Peace, we caught up with Sco to discuss his approach to ballads, the secret to playing slow and his favorite ballad performances.
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Experience PRS 2011

October 18, 2011
Premier Guitar journeys to the iconic guitar company’s fifth-annual extravaganza in Stevensville, Maryland, to bring you news, photos, and video of the brand-new amps and guitars,as well as the weekend’s lineup of killer activities.
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Book Review: "Guitar Etudes: Warmup Excercises for Guitar" By Pat Metheny

October 18, 2011
. Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny recently released a book of guitar etudes that outlines what his typical pre-gig routine entails.
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Interview: Umphrey's McGee - Group Therapy

October 5, 2011
Jake Cinninger and Brendan Bayliss from Umphrey’s McGee talk about how the Talking Heads influenced them, making your guitar puke, and why their latest album, Death By Stereo, is all for the ladies.
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Rig Rundown - Umphrey's McGee

October 4, 2011
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location Des Moines where he catches up with Umphrey's McGee. In this video Brendan Bayliss, Jake Cinninger, and Ryan Stasik talk to Jason about the gear they use while out on the road.
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GALLERY: Experience PRS 2011

September 27, 2011
New gear, performances, and festivities from PRS'' annual event.
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Book Review: "Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History" By Chris Welch

September 20, 2011
Chris Welch takes us on a visual tour through every aspect of the blues god’s long career and unearths some rare photographs and memorabilia that will make even the most jaded Slowhand aficionados take notice.
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Matt Palmer: Classical Nitro

September 20, 2011
Jaw-dropping classical guitarist Matt Palmer reveals how his love of ’80s shredders like Yngwie Malmsteen and an unwanted gift from his mother inspired him to turbocharge the “Classical Gas” mentality of yore and create his own mind-bogglingly fast nylon-string picking technique.
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Rig Rundown - Eric Johnson

September 6, 2011
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location at the Pabst Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with guitarist Eric Johnson.
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GALLERY: Steely Dan Touring Gear 2011

August 31, 2011
The guitars, amps, and effects used by Walter Becker and Jon Herington on Steely Dan''s 2011 tour.
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Vieux Farka Touré: Out of the Shadows

August 16, 2011
Dubbed “the Hendrix of the Sahara,” Vieux Farka Touré talks about growing up in the shadow of a famous dad, his unique two-fingered strumming approach, and having Dave Matthews and John Scofield join him on his new album, "The Secret"—one of the freshest-sounding guitar albums of 2011.
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CD Review: Various Artists - "The New Universe Music Festival 2010"

July 19, 2011
Last November, in a theater in North Carolina, some of the greatest jazz/rock musicians alive came together for the inaugural New Universe Music Festival.
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Rig Rundown - Keith Urban, Pt. 2: Amps and Effects

July 12, 2011
Jason Shadrick is On Location at the Mark in Moline, Ilinois. Guitar tech Chris Miller shows Jason a few of the amps and effects that Keith Urban uses on the Get Closer World Tour. Be sure to check out part 1 where Chris shows Jason around Keith Urban's ever changing array of guitars!
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Rig Rundown - Keith Urban Pt. 1: Guitars

July 12, 2011
Jason Shadrick is On Location at the Mark in Moline, Ilinois. Guitar tech Chris Miller shows Jason a few of the guitars that Keith Urban uses on the Get Closer World Tour. Be sure to check out part 2 where Chris shows Jason around Keith Urban's ever changing array of amps and effects!
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