New York, NY (June 11, 2008) -- What do you expect from three high-end, guitar-driven music stores within walking distance of each other, all on the same street in the nation''s biggest



New York, NY (June 11, 2008) -- What do you expect from three high-end, guitar-driven music stores within walking distance of each other, all on the same street in the nation''s biggest city?

A LOT of guitars.

Sam Ash Guitars is a good place to start. The selection is deep and fat. This store is also a busy hub where artists and gear experts are working together to make things happen. You''ll get a taste of that while watching this video -- see how a few phone calls leads to the next Martin 12 string signature series guitar.



For more information:
SamAshMusic.com

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Intermediate

Intermediate

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  • Examine drone points of reference from an array of genres.
  • Learn how to use standard, drop D, and uncommon alternate tunings in drone contexts.

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