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No. 100, April 2001

Trad All Over
English sensation Kate Rusby brings folk music to the masses. By Scott Nygaard.

Equipment Picks: Kate Rusby's guitars and gear.

Rocky Mountain High
The new acoustic jam band scene. By Craig Havighurst.

Summer Study 2001
Our annual guide to camps and workshops around the world. By Matthew Kramer.

Step Right Up
The ins and outs of entering festival song contests. By Jamie Anderson.

Only at Camp

LETTERS
Mail. Reader letters.

JUMP STREET
Waitin' on a Train. Profile of San Francisco bluesman Paul Pena. By Simone Solondz.
Freeform Fingerstyle. Profile of fingerstyle innovator Richard Leo Johnson. By Bill Milkowski.
Equipment Picks: The guitars and gear of Richard Leo Johnson.

Happenings
Events.
News.
Blazing Barrios. Profile of Mexican roots band the Blazers. By Kenny Berkowitz.
Equipment Picks: The Blazers' guitars and gear.

Happenings
Cyber Notes.
In Memory. In memory of Kirsty MacColl and Jimmie Davis.
Meet A.G..

REVIEWS
Roughin' It. Rough Guide books and CDs illuminate the world music scene. Review of Rough Guide books and CDs. By Michael John
Simmons.
Hit List
Jonatha Brooke, Steady Pull.  By Karen Iris Tucker.
Keith Little, Distant Land to Roam. By Sue Thompson.
Steve Tilston, The Greening Wind. By Danny Carnahan.
The Horse Flies, In the Dance Tent. Various artists, Two Traditions..By Kenny Berkowitz.
Various artists, Latinas: Women of Latin America. By Rani Arbo.
Big Twang, Pastures of Plenty. By David McCarty.
Bob Brozman, Ukulele Tunes and Techniques: Hawaiian and American Style. By Michael John Simmons.
Dave Hall, True. By Karen Iris Tucker.
Henri Dikongue, Mot'a Bobe. By Gary Joyner.
New Releases.
Romero Lubambo, Bossa Nova Guitar. By Teja Gerken.
Sources. Record company addresses.

AG LETTER
From New York. Letter from the Little Bit of Country Festival in New York. By Karen Hogg.

ON THE WEB
Kids' Music Sites. Where your child can go to develop musical skills on the Web. By Jessica Baron.

STAGE AND STUDIO
Record Lows. Common stumbling blocks to avoid when recording and packaging your own CD. By Stephen Dick.

GEARBOX
Review. Review of the Ultrasound acoustic amp system. By Teja Gerken.

New Gear
ART Tube MP Studio.
Elixir NanoWeb Strings.
Taylor Doyle Dykes Signature Model.

SHOPTALK
The Doctor Is In. It's time for your guitar's annual checkup. By Frank Ford.

DEAR AG
Civil War Guitars. By Richard Johnston.
Wrist Angle. The proper wrist angle. By Gary Joyner.
Lacquer, Sweat, and Tears. Combating the attack and effects of sweat on acoustic guitar finishes. By Rick Turner.

PRIVATE LESSONS
Easy Fingerstyle. A basic lesson for fingerstyle guitarists. By Mark Hanson.
Jazz Techniques. Practicing improvisation. By David Hamburger.

OFF THE RECORD
Key to the Highway. Music by Big Bill Broonzy and Charles Segar. Music to B.B. King and Eric Clapton's version of "Key to the Highway". By David Gold.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
1939 Epiphone Emperor. 1939 Epiphone Emperor archtop. By Bianca Soros.

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