Online Features

Online Features are articles written exclusively for fretboardjournal.com by our staff and writers. There isn’t room for everything in the magazine, so this is a place where you can read more about the things we love.

Jason Verlinde
March 10, 2014

To many, the ultra-rare guitars, mandolins and steels built by Paul A. Bigsby in the late ‘40s and ‘50s are some of the most important electric instruments ever made. Though most...

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Jason Verlinde
January 29, 2014

Until the very end, Pete Seeger was thinking about music and his fans.

Last August, Sacramento music lover and self-proclaimed “jamvangelist” Kim Alexander sent the then 93-year...

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Michael John Simmons
January 23, 2014

The sprawling 'Intégrale Django Reinhardt, Volumes 1 through 20' (Frémeaux et Associés) is a massive, amazing tribute to Django Reinhardt's life. 

The...

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Jason Verlinde
December 9, 2013

For live music fans in Seattle, the weekend of December 6-9, 2013 was an embarrassment of riches: Pearl Jam played an epic, three-hour concert at Key Arena on Friday; Saturday included shows with...

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Scott Krashan
November 25, 2013

Though he may not be a household name, Stephen Stratton has been immersed in the guitarmaking industry for several years. Upon graduating from Roberto-Venn School of...

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