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Manny Roth, Cafe Wha? Owner and Pivotal 1960s Rock Figure, Dead at 95

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Manny Roth, founder of the New York City club Cafe Wha? – where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and more played in their formative years – has died. He was 95. The Truth Behind Bob Dylan’s First Encounter With Cafe Wha? “He was a legend in discovering talent, and he [...]

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Q&A: Madlib on the Return of Quasimoto

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> There are musicians who use mystery as a marketing scheme. Then there’s Madlib, the unseen, who adopts semi-anonymity as a way to let you fill in the blanks. The Oxnard, California-raised producer grants perhaps one interview for every 20 albums he releases. For the man born Otis Jackson Jr., all but [...]

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Q&A: Madlib on the Return of Quasimoto

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> There are musicians who use mystery as a marketing scheme. Then there’s Madlib, the unseen, who adopts semi-anonymity as a way to let you fill in the blanks. The Oxnard, California-raised producer grants perhaps one interview for every 20 albums he releases. For the man born Otis Jackson Jr., all but [...]

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Q&A: Madlib on the Return of Quasimoto

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> There are musicians who use mystery as a marketing scheme. Then there’s Madlib, the unseen, who adopts semi-anonymity as a way to let you fill in the blanks. The Oxnard, California-raised producer grants perhaps one interview for every 20 albums he releases. For the man born Otis Jackson Jr., all but [...]

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Q&A: Madlib on the Return of Quasimoto

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> There are musicians who use mystery as a marketing scheme. Then there’s Madlib, the unseen, who adopts semi-anonymity as a way to let you fill in the blanks. The Oxnard, California-raised producer grants perhaps one interview for every 20 albums he releases. For the man born Otis Jackson Jr., all but [...]

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Q&A: Madlib on the Return of Quasimoto

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> There are musicians who use mystery as a marketing scheme. Then there’s Madlib, the unseen, who adopts semi-anonymity as a way to let you fill in the blanks. The Oxnard, California-raised producer grants perhaps one interview for every 20 albums he releases. For the man born Otis Jackson Jr., all but [...]

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Q&A: Madlib on the Return of Quasimoto

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> There are musicians who use mystery as a marketing scheme. Then there’s Madlib, the unseen, who adopts semi-anonymity as a way to let you fill in the blanks. The Oxnard, California-raised producer grants perhaps one interview for every 20 albums he releases. For the man born Otis Jackson Jr., all but [...]

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Bob Dylan Voted Into American Academy of Arts and Letters

March 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Bob Dylan has been voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, marking the first time a rock musician has been chosen for the elite honor society. Officials in the Academy – which recognizes music, literature and visual art – were unable to decide if Dylan belonged for his words [...]

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Jim Croce’s Story Revealed in New Book

July 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> It’s hard to believe that one of rock’s most tragic tales – the untimely death of Jim Croce – has never been told faithfully in book form. This changed with the recent release of I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story – written by the late singer-songwriter’s widow, Ingrid Croce, [...]

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Frank Vignola – Rising Jazz Guitar Music Star

May 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Learning Tablature

Frank Vignola is considered to be among the top rank of guitarists on the jazz guitar music scene today! Born on December 30, 1965 on Long Island, New York, he began playing…

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