Bosco has been a legend ever since acoustic guitarists discovered the instrumental version of his 1952 "Masanga." Though he recorded 150 sides in the following decade, almost nothing is available except these 1988 studio sides, which trade the mellowness of middle-age for youthful zip without losing any of their charm. And, yes, there's an instrumental "Masanga."
Muriel Anderson, world-renowned guitarist and composer, presents this intensive study program for intermediate and advanced fingerstyle guitar players. Innovations for Acoustic Guitar guides the student through essential theory, techniques and other tricks of the trade to enhance the player's performance, arranging and composition skills.
How do you brew a veritable renaissance in acoustic guitar music? Mix equal parts of percussion, harmonics and alternate open tunings. Spice freely with tapping, hammers, brushes and groove. Flavor with invention and compelling melody. Place all of the ingredients in the hands of an impressive assembly of masters including, but certainly not limited to, Michael Hedges, Kaki King, Jonatha Brooke, Preston Reed, Andy McKee and Vicki Genfan. Then stand back in wonder and amazement.