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Five Killer Rock-Song Arrangements for Classical Guitar

We’ve said it once before—classical guitar isn’t limited to classical music. To back that up, we carefully curated a list of five videos featuring awesome rock song arrangements made especially classical guitar. From Eric Clapton’s “Wonderful Tonight” to Metallica’s “Orion,” these arrangements prove classical guitar is a thing of beauty whose versatility should be admired, explored and should... …

Lari Basilio on Her Dream G3 Tour, Brazilian Music Scene and More

Our first encounter with Brazilian guitarist Lari Basilio was when we stumbled upon her cover of Justin Bieber’s “I’m Sorry” on electric guitar. If you are skeptical given the cover choice, so were we—but the jaw-dropping talent displayed in her cover transcends any genre or artist you may have a preconceived notion about. We were floored and couldn’t get enough. Heck, you may even become a... …

Gretchen Menn Talks New Music, Gear, Zeppelin and More

Wildly talented on electric guitar, steel-string and classical, Gretchen Menn is a force to be reckoned with. While you might recognize her from her role as the lead guitarist for all-female Led Zeppelin tribute band Zepparella, Menn also delivers some serious solo work and released Hale Souls—which she wrote, produced and recorded—in 2011. ... …