REVIEW: Yamaha's CG171SF Flamenco Guitar

Excellent Tone & Playability While we're on the subject of Flamenco, I thought I'd take a few moments to review an instrument that has to be one of the best deals going around in nylon-string guitars – Yamaha's gorgeous, great-sounding, and cost effective CG171SF Flamenco guitar. Being a bit manic about authenticity, I was absolutely convinced g…

How To Beat Musician's Block

That's right – musician's block... No, its not nearly as well-known as its popular cousin writer's block, but I believe that most musicians who are serious about their playing will at some time or another come across a point in their musical career where they no longer feel the motivation to play. Believe me, I speak from experience. It happene…