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New Video ! "MAZINGER-Z"

I uploaded new vdeo.

It is a tune to which I arranged a new finger style.

It is a theme song of animation to which I was telecasted when I am a grade-schooler.

It was a program where a huge robot of the justice appeared.

The name of the robot is called "MAZINGER- Z".

MIZUKI ICHIRO who was one NO.1 animation songs singer in Japan was singing the theme…

Added by okayan on February 8, 2010 at 9:32am — No Comments

Skype video lessons

Hi I've been doing it for 3 years, works great and I'm looking for more students.

Added by Lance Allen on February 7, 2010 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Vintage MOUNTAIN GUITAR ** Made In Japan

I have an old vintage guitar with a MOUNTAIN paper label and MOUNTAIN on the back of the headstock. It was made in Japan and probably from the 60's or 70's. It has the headstock and the inlay of an old Martin guitar. The top is solid spruce the back is laminated rosewood. OM sized instrument. Vine inlay on the rosewood fingerboard. I heard these were made with Martin parts. I would love to get more information about this instrument.

Added by CSerway on February 7, 2010 at 8:04am — 11 Comments

Sunday Free Noodle week 1

This is the first Sunday Free Noodle

The Sunday Free Noodle project is a free MP3 every week - remixes, collaborations, live stuff, spoken word stuff and other odd things - for the next year. 52 MP3’s, (thats a lot).

This project has only really come about because i have injured my back and have had a chance to go through my hard drives whilst lying on the floor with the laptop on my chest. Odd how things happen.

I really want to be a collaborative process. Let me… Continue

Added by Matt Stevens on February 7, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Jack Rose "Luck In The Valley" review, up now on Work & Worry

Our review of "Luck In The Valley", the final album by the late, great Jack Rose :

Added by Raymond Morin on February 4, 2010 at 6:56am — No Comments

Which came first, the music or the musician????

Thoughts please.

Added by Jay Michael Sr on February 3, 2010 at 11:36am — No Comments

Running out of time...Please help.

Too old to learn? Ok. I've been playing for 2 years. I am 58. I have 2 hours a day to practice. I have up to now been using all that time to learn songs. The thought of taking that precious time to do scales and excercises sounds like it would be so tedius that It would threaten my love and excitement for the guitar. I do not want to lose that. I most enjoy learning new songs by animated fretboards and I have found a deep appreciation for classical music. I do not know classical guitar terms,… Continue

Added by Mike Bryant on February 2, 2010 at 3:54am — 4 Comments

Guitar Strings at a Great Price

CHECK OUT this great price on Martin Guitar Strings!

Added by Vince Serrioz on February 1, 2010 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Am I Too Old To Learn Guitar?

In the 40 years that I have been teaching all styles of guitar to every type of student, there have been a few questions that come up over and over, and seem to be the cause of great concern and anxiety for guitar students. High on the list is “Am I Too Old To Learn Guitar”.

I have been anxiously asked this by a 28 year old, a 38 year old, a 46 year old, and let’s see…off the top of my head, I can remember students at age 52, 65, 77, and finally, good old Frank, who I taught when I… Continue

Added by Jamie Marie Andreas on February 1, 2010 at 8:59am — 1 Comment


I am a player with 40+ years of guitar under my belt. I would love to pass on my knowledge and songs to younger players who have an interest in learning classic material.

Personally I do not have a lot of free time to dedicate to a learner but I am willing to commit to mentoring those who are willing to learn and are patient.

Hopefully there are other seasoned players out there who would be willing to do this as well.

If you are interested in learning or… Continue

Added by Terry Angelli on January 31, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Proper Grammer ? New edition posted.Vintage Guitar news and Views. Greg's Guiatrs.

The February edition of the Vintage Guitar News and Views is posted read it today, Greg.

Added by GregsGuitars on January 30, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The vintage guitar news and views.

The Vintage Guitar News and Views January Edition.

As with my peers concerning the state of today's guitar and vintage guitar market I will add in my own opinion for what it is worth.(no pun intended ). What I see is a halt to the sudden and rapid rise in prices that mint vintage guitars will bring in, such as those we have seen in the last 3 to 4 years and a slow down or market correction,which we are seeing today, not that these guitars are worth any less but rather a more informed… Continue

Added by GregsGuitars on January 29, 2010 at 6:27pm — No Comments

AG JANUARY 2010 "Here's How" ONSTAGE DYNAMICS Acoustic Archtop reply

Hi, This article was very good and re-affirming on the acoustic situation on stage (God help us all). I agree with all of it, with some ideas and hints of my own, with the acoustic archtop guitar.

The archtop and it's style can be a little different "beast", but much of the same implies. I play solo, small group and with a 7-piece, loud Trad Jazz band (three horns). For a long time I simply relied on a mic. Not a big problem in a solo setting. In a larger venue with a soundman, even… Continue

Added by Jerry Krahn on January 29, 2010 at 7:06am — No Comments

The vintage guitar news and views

Read the monthly blog article by Greg "The Vintage Guitar News and Views" a article to inform and to entertain.


Added by GregsGuitars on January 27, 2010 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Orlando Guitar Show this weekend.

For those of you that live in the Central Florida area, the Orlando Guitar Show is this weekend, Jan. 30 & 31st. We always have the GrinningElk Booth set up and full of guitars, so if anyone decides to attend, please drop by and say "Hello"! Here's the link with all information:

Added by Ray Mauldin on January 27, 2010 at 12:31pm — No Comments

My First Ray Of Hope About Guitar

I remember the first time I got a solid insight into the truth of guitar excellence, and found a reason to believe that I could become a great guitar player, even though I started late, and was meeting people who were far better than me, and also younger.

I was 21. Samantha was the best player at the Institute where I was studying guitar. She was getting rave reviews at Carnegie Recital Hall playing pieces I was struggling to get through at the time. I was very intimidated every time… Continue

Added by Jamie Marie Andreas on January 26, 2010 at 9:40am — No Comments

Live Music: What is it Worth to You?

Greetings, Friends and Fans.

After finishing up 2009 with a wonderful tour in Florida I’m home for the next few months, and thought I’d take the opportunity to do a little research regarding live music and its place in our busy lives.

We’re all so busy. We all spend more and more time on “social networks”—definitely networking, but how social is it? Likewise, we access music in so many more ways than live and up-close—we download, we trade files; once in a while we even… Continue

Added by Michael DeLalla on January 25, 2010 at 3:41pm — 2 Comments

Attention SE Pennsylvania, Delaware and NJ guitarists!

There a new group called "SE Pennsylvania, Delaware, NJ Players" for guitarists in those areas. It'll be a nice communications forum where people can share places to play, where people are playing, meet local acoustic guitarists, share ideas, collaborate, and help and support each other.

Hope to see you there!

Added by John Gundrum on January 24, 2010 at 8:10pm — No Comments


It is the first stage in the Inn strike this year.

At the Mito-city "Paper Moon".

Moreover, it is one-man live!

There seems to be a good thing this year.

I am very glad for a lot of guests to come to see my stage.

I seemed also to have performed by my best and to have strained myself too much by me.

Some.. tunes ..the mistake not thought about...

However, it seems to have been able to enjoy it for guests.

I was feeling… Continue

Added by okayan on January 23, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments


Hey Ya'll, Check out Cooperstand in Essential Gear section of AGMag. Current issue. Thanks, DC

Added by Daniel Cooper on January 23, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

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