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TRACK RECORD Jazz-fusion guitarists including Robben Ford and Larry Carlton say they listened to musicians who played other instruments in order to derive vocabulary. Why not try The Best Of Oscar Peterson to gain an idea of his immense talent and technique. And as the legendary sax player is mentioned this month, you could also check out The Complete Charlie Parker, another astonishing musician.
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This month Phil Short explores the virtuosic style of a Texas blues-rock firebrand with two uptempo, swinging 12-bars for you to learn.
This month Martin Cooper nips over the border as he remembers Scottish rockers Big Country and the talented but troubled Stuart Adamson.
The studio guitarist’s guide to happiness and personal fulfilment, as related by our resident session ace. This month: One Hit Blunders.
PAUL GILBERT INTERVIEW
The Ibanez shred king has recorded a Christmas album! ‘Twas is full of great chops and festive fun. Jason Sidwell caught up with Paul to ask about chords, playing slide, great christmas songs and emu picking!
PAT MARTINO TRIBUTE
A personal recollection of a jazz guitar legend but also an old friend, from Milton Mermikides.
THE CROSSROADS Blue Note Artists
John Wheatcroft explores some of the bluesy-jazz artists at the Blue Note label, with 10 classic and modern guitarists ranging from legends such as Grant Green, Kenny Burrell and Tal Farlow, to John Scofield, Bill Frisell and Julian Lage.
OZ NOY Video Masterclass
In another exclusive GT video feature, we welcome back New York based fusion icon Oz Noy to solo over Jason Sidwell’s new track, Guzzle. If you want to solo with bluesy sophistication over a Stax styled stomper, Jon Bishop is your guide.
As one of the world’s most successful guitar teachers, Justin lends us his insight into learning and playing guitar. This month: All Ten Parts.
FRANCISCO TARREGA Pepita
Declan Zapala brings you this upbeat polka, full of quintessential Spanish flavour, packed full of arpeggiated runs, punchy rhythms, and busy melodies to improve and refine your classical guitar skills.
10 CHICAGO BLUES GREATS
Inject some authenticity into your blues playing as we turn back the clock in the Windy City, and check out the styles of 10 of the Chicago blues greats. Andy Saphir is your guide.
WILL SMITH, LADY GAGA, BEN AFFLECK SCORE SAG NOMINATIONS
The Oscar race may be missing in-person glitz this year, but it doesn’t lack for star power. Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Ben Affleck landed individual nominations for the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, while the casts of “Belfast” and “CODA” were among those nominated for the guild’s top award, best ensemble.
Don't Look Up
ORIGINAL MOVIE Comedy and catastrophe collide in this sly new feature from Adam McKay that has both a killer comet and a to-die-for cast.
TRIPPY TIMES ON ‘DUNE' SET
Director Denis Villeneuve said his son drugged his dessert!
JENNIFER LAWRENCE: I HAD TO DISAPPEAR
IN A CHATTY NEW INTERVIEW, THE STAR ADMITS, ‘I’D GOTTEN SICK OF ME.’
Amazon Unpacked A-Z
It doesn’t matter that Jeff Bezos has stepped down: No industry is safe from the company’s relentless ambition. A complete guide to Amazon’s staggeringly large and ever-mutating domain, most of which you can’t even see.
Scenes From a Marriage
A wrenching dissection of a rocky relationship has all the emotions
SCI-FI TV PREVIEW
The coming months will bring a treasure trove of new movies, series and returning favorites
BARBRA TELLS ALL!
AND SHE’S GOT A LOT TO SAY! IN THE WORKS FOR EIGHT YEARS, BARBRA STREISAND’S LONG-DELAYED MEMOIR IS ON ITS WAY.
MILLIONAIRE TARANTINO WON'T GIVE MOM A DIME!
HOLLYWOOD hotshot Quentin Tarantino admits being an Inglourious Basterd to his 75-year-old mom, Connie — by refusing to give her a cent of his $120 million movie fortune because she once mocked his writing.
BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD
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