Tag: Jazz

Fender teams up with hip hop duo on limited-edition Precision Bass

The brand partners Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge – known as The Midnight Hour – on the sparkling purple Precision Bass.

Interview: Ten Talking Points with John Etheridge

The English fusion maestro and Soft Machine guitarist on loose trousers, car dancing, and retiring to woodshed…

Listen to this jazz guitarist’s cover of “Come Together”

Bobby Broom’s rendition appears on his covers album of ’60s and ’70s hits, ‘Soul Fingers.’
Meshell Ndegeocello Fellowship Bass

Reverend Guitars announces Meshell Ndegeocello Fellowship Bass

Based on the Thundergun, this bass embraces minimalism and versatility.
Matthew Garrison Stu Hamm Billy Sheehan Jason Newsted Stanley Clarke

Five bass legends on laying down the low-end

Billy Sheehan, Jason Newsted and Stanley Clarke, among others, share their thoughts on playing in the pocket.
Five guitarists spill the secret behind their tone

Five guitarists talk tone inspiration

Finding a guitar tone that’s unique to you can be a never-ending quest—so we picked the brains of five seasoned players for a few tips.
How to practice like a pro

How to practice like a pro

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

Why playing fast shouldn’t matter

Speed thrills, but you shouldn’t obsess over clocking a hundred miles per hour with your fingers.

How music theory can make you a better guitarist

Modes, scales, arpeggios, triads—they can be a lot to take in. But stick it out and you’ll find music theory will make learning the guitar far easier.

Why you should steal from other guitarists

Not their gear, of course, but their licks. Copying the style of famous axe-slingers can be good practice—these guitarists explain how.
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