Guitar Player -  Holiday 2014 - Joe Bonamassa

Guitar Player - Holiday 2014 - Joe Bonamassa


Guitar Player - Holiday 2014 – Joe Bonamassa

In the Holiday 2014 special of Guitar Player, the leading light of blues-rock world Joe Bonamassa shares his approach on songwriting and details of his latest rig. Joe gives us insight to his guitar collecting and what it’s like to be more famous than Danny Gatton.

We get up close and personal with the gigs, the gear, the guts, and the glory that make playing guitar the coolest thing in the world. Be sure to check out Gina Gleason as she reveals what it takes to play guitar for a Cirque du Soleil show. Scott Sharrard details his sound for the Gregg Allman band and Wayne Kramer reflects on his history.

Next, on Now Hear This which features the snappy profiles of players you should know, Katie Garibaldi is the behind the scenes worker who has a significant impact on what you read in the pages of Guitar Player.

Don’t miss out on power duo Eric Johnson and Mike Stern's new album Eclectic; a rich fusion of jazz, rock, blues and well eclectic sounds that reflect the stylistic reach that both of these guitarists possess. Joe Satriani has been flying a strange and beautiful dream for three decades and read on living legacy Marty Stuart as he celebrates Country Music's past and guides its future.


Under Investigation: A thorough examination of a particular style or player. This month: Reharmonizing a Todd Rundgren favorite.

You're Playing It Wrong: You might think you know how to play classic riffs like Peter Gabriel’s "Solsbury Hill." Here's the absolute real deal. 

Rhythm Workshop: Rhythmic Motif Redux Pt. 2

Fretboard Recipes: Melodic Minor Scales


Plus: Ani DiFranco, Sharon Isbin, Liona Boyd, look through the Acoustic Gift Guide, review Yamaha A and LL Acoustics and much more!