John Abercrombie and Ralph Towner take us on a 13 minute improvised trip.

Will you just check out the sound of these three guys? Oops, sorry―that’s just Ian Ethan Case playing both necks of his Ovation. This is absolutely bewitching stuff.

Learn more about this innovator at his own site.

Right here.

7-string wizard Dave Weiner is known as a recording artist and educator as well as being a key member of Steve Vai’s touring band. He’s currently gearing up for Vai’s Passion & Warfare 25th Anniversary Tour and is sharing the process on his YouTube channel. Let’s check out “I Would Love To,” shall we?

Scott Henderson has long been one of those guitarists who can make you shake your head and say, now how the hell did he think of that? Check out his highly evolved and visceral style in this clip of the song “Dolemite.”

On the first anniversary of his death, let’s check out one of Prince’s most monumental performances, the halftime show at Super Bowl XLI. Those guitars, that suit, the rain … it’s all worth dealing with the NFL mini-documentary in which the performance is encased.

Very sad to memorialize the exalted Allan Holdsworth who has died at 70. Early on the guitarist recorded with the likes of Tempest, Soft Machine, and The New Tony Williams Lifetime, but secured his place as a legend with solo albums like I.O.U. and Metal Fatigue. Holdsworth’s daughter Louise shared the following on Facebook:

We would appreciate privacy and time while we grieve the loss of our dad, granddad, friend and musical genius. We are undeniably still in shock with his unexpected death and cannot begin to put into words the overwhelming sadness we are experiencing.

A known beer aficionado, presumably Allan would appreciate us raising a pint and enjoying this live reading of “Where is One.”

Have you heard Lionel Loueke? Click and be amazed.

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