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Greg Koch is coming to Musicroom Bristol, Nottingham and York

Greg Koch is coming to Musicroom Bristol, Nottingham and York

GregJohnson October 8, 2012 0

Musicroom are delighted to announce three truly unmissable guitar workshops with Greg Koch at Musicroom Bristol, Nottingham and York. Described as a “twisted guitar genius”, “eclectic virtuoso” and “plectrum-wielding skullduggarist” Greg is internationally renowned

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Head to Musicroom Edinburgh for the Great Guitar Event this November

Head to Musicroom Edinburgh for the Great Guitar Event this November

GregJohnson October 8, 2012 0

On November 3, Rae Macintosh Musicroom will be offering the guitarists of Edinburgh a free Great Guitar Event to help take their playing to the next level. With three free workshops taking place throughout

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Limited edition Gretsch Cherry Blossom now in at Musicroom Salisbury

Limited edition Gretsch Cherry Blossom now in at Musicroom Salisbury

GregJohnson October 4, 2012 0

Musicroom Salisbury has taken stock of an extremely limited edition Gretsch Cherry Blossom Electromatichollow body guitar – one of only 200 models made in the world. The limited run of Cherry Blossom guitars is

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10 great performances by 10 great Jazz bassists

10 great performances by 10 great Jazz bassists

GregJohnson September 28, 2012 3

What are your all time top ten best Jazz bass performances? We’ve put together a list of 10 great examples below. They range from early, pioneering bootlegged pieces on the upright to more modern

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The making of The Essential Acoustic Rory Gallagher part 2

The making of The Essential Acoustic Rory Gallagher part 2

GregJohnson September 28, 2012 1

In part two of our look at the making of the new title, The Essential Acoustic Rory Gallagher, professional session guitarist Arthur Dick, the book’s arranger, writes about his work transcribing and translating Rory’s

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The making of The Essential Acoustic Rory Gallagher part 1

The making of The Essential Acoustic Rory Gallagher part 1

GregJohnson September 28, 2012 1

The Essential Acoustic Rory Gallagher is the latest book in the best-selling series for guitar, The Essential Rory Gallagher, and the first to focus solely on the Irish guitarist’s acoustic work. To find out

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Led Zeppelin on Celebration Day premiere, Jason Bonham and future shows

Led Zeppelin on Celebration Day premiere, Jason Bonham and future shows

GregJohnson September 21, 2012 2

Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones – the three surviving members of Led Zeppelin – made a rare public appearance together on Thursday to unveil and discuss Celebration Day, the film of

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This Day in Music – Jimi Hendrix

This Day in Music – Jimi Hendrix

This Day In Music September 18, 2012 1

On 18th Sept 1970, Jimi Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary Abbot’s Hospital in London at the age of 27 after choking on his own vomit. Hendrix left the message ‘I

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A classical guitarist’s relationship with steel strings

A classical guitarist’s relationship with steel strings

PeterHulley September 14, 2012 0

I recently bought my first steel string acoustic guitar. At face value, this statement may have less inherent strangeness than it perhaps has as an opener. It becomes more interesting, however, when combined with

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Unique handmade Gretsch Custom Shop guitar arrives in York

Unique handmade Gretsch Custom Shop guitar arrives in York

York August 17, 2012 1

It’s not every day that you can say you’ve taken delivery of the finest guitar ever to grace your shop, but today we at Musicroom York have had the privilege of adding a truly

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