Epiphone ES-175 is back

Epiphone ES-175 is back

Good news for lovers of moderately priced, smaller sized jazz guitars. The Epiphone ES-175 is back. This time they (Epiphone) are calling it a Premium model. The going price (September 2014) is about $900 without case. This is a competitive price with a number of the other higher end moderately […]

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I Fixed My ZT Lunchbox Amp

Don’t try this at home !! My ZT Lunchbox amp developed a terrible rattle-like sound after I had owned it for a month or two. I reviewed the amp favorably when I first got it and then gave it a qualified report when the rattle developed. I corresponded with ZT […]

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Product Review Updates

Product Review Updates

I’ve reviewed several products over the past year. My original opinions have changed for some of these and I wanted to update readers with what I’ve discovered. I reviewed the D’Addario TS Micro Tuner and thought it was a wonderful, unobtrusive chromatic tuner that attached to the headstock of many instruments […]

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The Banjo

The Banjo

Pete Seeger’s death got me to thinking about banjos and banjo playing. Pete Seeger just passed away (January 2014). He popularized the long neck five string banjo and folk banjo in general. Back during the folk music revival of the 1960s, when I was learning to play guitar, Pete Seeger inspired […]

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Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger passed away today. He was 94. He had a big influence on me when I started playing guitar. That was way back in the early sixties during the folk music revival. Pete had been blacklisted during the Commie Witch Hunts of Senator Joseph McCarthy. He wasn’t on network […]

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Holiday Music

It’s Christmas time and even if you don’t celebrate Christmas you can enjoy the music. Here’s a small selection to get you started. Of course they feature guitars, guitarists or ukulele or jazz/blues. Happy Holidays from Dan♥Guitars. Sleigh Ride by John Pizzarelli on Conan 12/21/2011 Martin Taylor plays Fingerstyle Guitar […]

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