• armen600s

    Armen Movsesyan is just getting started as a heavyweight jazz guitarist at 24, but how about playing your college graduation with Abe Laboriel and Ndugu Chandler to kick things off? JGS is very pleased to have as a new artist this young wunderkind jazz guitarist from Denton TX. You may not have heard of him yet, but you will soon, and for many years to come – he’s that good….

  • baysidestratface

    Camilo Velandia is one of the young up and coming guitarists on the scene today, with chops that span many genres and an already strong resume of people he’s worked with. We spoke on the phone right after he got back from a long tour with Julio Iglesia …

  • sb_head

    I (Doug Perkins) interviewed Sheryl Bailey through the modern miracle of Skype in her Bronx NY apartment on a Sunday afternoon Sept. 21, 2014. It was cool to get to see her space and pictures and of course guitar. She’s a very fun, intelligent and open person to talk to, who totally knows the subject of guitar, and we got along great.

  • EscheteSmile

    I (Doug Perkins) interviewed Ron Eschete over the phone at a rare hole in between his busy teaching and live gig schedule. Ron was one of the original instructors at Hollywood’s Guitar Institute of Technology (GIT) which later became Musician’s Institu …

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    I’m (Doug Perkins) here with Tim Lerch in beautiful Anaheim California at the Portofino Hotel for the NAMM show and it’s January 23rd 2014. Tim is getting ready to be the demo guy for his new signature guitar in the Mike Lull guitar booth tomorrow – ac …

  • drew_zingg2_248x207

    Drew Zingg is a very interesting guitarist that more people should know about, if only for his roadwork with Steely Dan. I met up with him on a beautiful day at his home in San Francisco on Friday March 7th 2014: DP: I just want to clue people in on al …

  • Dave Becker playing guitar

    I interviewed David Becker late in 2013 as he was just finishing an Attila Zoller Tribute CD with many well-known jazz guitarists, as well as a couple new ones of his own, and an instructional DVD to boot. So it seemed a really good time to catch up wi …

  • MullerTeleNeck

    JazzGuitarSociety presents part two of an extensive interview with Australian virtuoso guitarist James Muller. [JP] What about any harmonic devices that you use?  I know that’s a big question.  For example, at any given moment are you always aware of t …

  • james-muller-headerpic

    One of the reasons we made JazzGuitarSociety.com was because we wanted to promote and give exposure to many guitar players that we believed to be deserving of greater recognition. James Muller is definitely one such player. Here in Australia all good m …

  • jrhr

    I met up with Jay Roberts at the NAMM Show in Anaheim in January of this year at the Concert he put on one night after the show for the upcoming documentary that he is making on his father, the late great guitar genius Howard Roberts. We got to play to …

  • joe-diorio

    When I was in my early 20s and came to Los Angeles to attend what was then called Guitar Institute of Technology (now Musician’s Institute), one of the people I heard here that blew me away the most was Joe Diorio. When we decided to do a series of int …

  • Scott-Henderson-red-suhr

    (We’ve decided to do a series of interviews with amazing jazz guitarists here at JazzGuitarSociety.com, and an obvious person to start off with was Scott Henderson, since I (Doug Perkins) knew and lived with him in the 1980s when we were both new to Lo …