Tommy Emmanuel

In Pictures: Maton: Australia’s Guitar charts the history of Down Under’s most beloved guitar brand

A sprawling exhibition devoted to the brand which counts Keith Richards, Keith Urban and George Harrison as fans.

Brothers In Arms: Tommy Emmanuel and Jerry Douglas discuss their partnership on the road

As the legendary guitar duo join forces on the road, we chat to them about tone, technique, online debates and their favourite things about each other’s playing.

“Once we got the sound right I got out my list of songs and ploughed through them!” Tommy Emmanuel on recording his new album

Emmanuel and Nashville studio ace Rory Rositas take us behind the scenes of the creation of Tommy’s forthcoming new double-album, The Best Of Tommysongs.

How to practice like a pro

Andy Summers, George Lynch, Tommy Emmanuel and other guitarists share their practice routines.

Songwriting 101: Start with the melody

Beginning a songwriting session by crafting a melody is more efficient than not, say these four guitarists.

How the iPhone can help you make music

It’s not just for liking photos on the Gram. Your iPhone—or any mobile for that matter—can help you write tunes, practice chops and be a better musician, say these five guitarists.

10 Top Tips: Tommy Emmanuel

The virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist has been playing professionally since the age of six and is one of only five people to have been awarded Chet Atkins’ Certified Guitar Player accolade. He shares his tips to become a better player.

Tommy Emmanuel, CGP—Live and Unleashed

This interview was originally published in 2014. Fingerstyle guitar was not where he started out, but it is as one of the world’s pre-eminent fingerpickers...
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