Tag: Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa: Where Smokin’ Hot + Lightnin’ Fast = Joltin’ Joe

By Cliff Rhys James Republished from our American Guitars Issue Part I ********** “If you want to think blues – rock soloing technique,” Joe says, “then it’s all about internal bends. Guitar is tactile and when you’re playing bends, and bending notes is big part of my style, there are so many notes within the note…

Mike Campese: From the Big Apple to the Music World

By Andrew Catania Let’s talk about a boy who was born in New York and started playing guitar at the very young age of 13. His father and elder brother both were also a great violinist and guitarist. He was obsessed with guitar and used to listen and learn technique of JAZZ, POP, CLASSICAL and…

New Issue of Guitar Connoisseur Is out

Hello Guitar Connoisseurs, I’m very happy to announce that our Summer Issue “American Guitars” is out. Click here to read the new issue: guitarconnoisseur.com While we say goodbye to the Gibbons Issue, we have another Guitar packed issue with plenty of Guitar Eye Candy and interviews and articles you can really sink your teeth into.…

Joe Bonamassa: Blues of Desperation

By Andrew Catania Having settled for ‘Blues of Desperation’ rather than ‘Blues and Desperation’, Joe Bonamassa transforms the inherent edge of his album title into a powerhouse record that showcases some of his best recorded moments in recent times. Right from the opening (heavy) D Major chord of first tune “This Train” – guitar tuning…