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Registration Closes Tonight Apr 01, 2021

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The Inverted Jenny Mar 31, 2021

In 1918, when the first U.S. stamp to feature an airplane was issued, printing the red and blue design was a two-step process. A sheet for a...

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Dog and Pony Show (Sans Pony) Mar 29, 2021

Best not to honk one's own horn, is the prevailing attitude espoused by most in this modern era. There are always, of course, the notable...

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Tradition, Self-Expression, and The Fingerstyle Five Mar 26, 2021

Pedal steel is a notoriously challenging instrument, a weirdly-tuned ten-stringed contraption requiring all four limbs and the ability to picture...

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Vamp 'Til Ready Mar 25, 2021

The thing that always drove me crazy when I first got into fingerstyle was learning some cool guitar instrumental that only lasted for eight or...

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The Horizontal 3-Step Mar 23, 2021

I finally got my hands on a couple of '60s-era Johnny Hart comic books – those cheap fifty-cent Fawcett paperbacks of B.C. and The Wizard of...

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Blues Week Mar 22, 2021

I started working at the National Guitar Workshop when I was twenty-three, teaching basically the same slate of classes six days a week for five...

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Looking At Guitars Mar 11, 2021

I read last Friday that Henry Goldrich, proprietor of Manny's Music in New York, had passed away at the age of 88. As kids, my friends and I tended...

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