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• ISSUE 359 • SPRING 2024 • CONTENTS

COVER STORY

Jump, jive and wail like the jazzy giants of the 40s, 50s and beyond

FEATURES

COVERFEATURE

JUMP BLUES JIVIN’! Play like the legends

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Andy Saphir takes a deep dive into one of the mostexciting,foot-tapping,andinfectious styles around. You’ll learn bags of great chord approaches plus a barrell of new licks!

SPECIALFEATURE

THE CROSSROADS Jimmy Herring

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JohnWheatcroftintroducesthebluesy-fusion style of this super guitarist who’s played with manygreatsincludingJohnMcLaughlin.

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FRANZ SCHUBERT Ständchen

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DeclanZapalaarrangesthisdelightfulpiece, known in English as Hark, Hark, The Lark.

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REGULARS

WELCOME

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Jason says we can learn much from the past. 60 SECONDS WITH... 6 Two great players this month, Justin Hawkins (The Darkness), and Graham Gouldman (10cc). INTRO 8 AllyourregularsincludingJustin,Mitch,Quist, Phil,andRichardBarrett’sSubstitute. ADRIAN VANDENBERG 12 The great Dutch rocker has lots of wise things to say about playing guitar instrumentals. SUBSCRIPTIONS 34 Fantasticoffersatwww.magazinesdirect.com. BACK ISSUES 55 Missed a print or digital edition? Grab it here! ALBUM REVIEWS 81 Six of the best new guitar albums evaluated for you by Jason Sidwell and David Mead. NEXT MONTH 82 Flip to page 82 to learn all about what we have in store for you in GT360. You can be sure to discover a lot of great stuff to look forward to!

CONTENTS

THE LEARNING ZONE

BLUES

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DavidGerrishchecksouttheemotion-packed playingofoneoftheUK’smostcherished bluesguitarists,theincredibleRobinTrower. ROCK 52 Martin Cooper delves deeply into the early, Moody-Marsden era of that great British rock institution,theone-and-onlyWhitesmake. METAL 56 Jamie Hunt has two great riffs from our third Blighty-based legends, the great Iron Maiden. SHRED 58 CharlieGriffithsstaysUK-sideasheoffersup five shred licks from London’s Sophie Lloyd. TASTY SOLOING 62 Andy G Jones jumps Stateside to bring you a Roomful Of Blues from the Rhode Island rebel himself,themany-facetedDukeRobillard. ACOUSTIC COUNTRY 66 Stuart Ryan gets into the pick-and-strum style ofanotherAmericanoutlawcountrylegend, the mighty Man In Black, Johnny Cash. JTC ROCK 70 Watchandlearnfromtheincredibleplayingof virtuosofingerpickerMatteoMancuso. BLUES INTROS 74 Stuart Ryan continues his series with five intros from Kenny Wayne Shepherd and John Mayer. IMPROVE YOUR 78 Simon Barnard shows you how to put zest into your playing with impressive fast lead licks.

EXCLUSIVEVIDEOS!

MARTIN MILLER Emotive Blues-Pop Ballad 22 Using an exerpt from his Modern Rock Soloing book the German rock guitarist navigates a tasty ballad with Pentatonic & Blues scales. ALESSIO MENCONI Five jazz licks! 28 ThestunningItalianguitaristfromGenoa demonstrates five of his favourite jazz licks, with Jon Bishop as your guide.

AUDIO &VIDEO

PLEASENOTE… All audio and video lessons are available online via a bit.ly link (see below) where animated tab versions of every lesson can be found. What’s more, you can view these on any type of computer, making for a much more rewarding experience. All the audio and video is also available to download to your computer (hi or lo res). Simply look for the red links on the landing page. Type the bit.ly link below into your browser to get to the GT page:

https://bit.ly/422PgWq

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