An Interview with Dan Guliano

When did you first start playing guitar? I began playing the guitar a little over two years ago. My significant other is a singer and guitar player. I accompanied her to a number of ‘jams’ and thought I’d like to give the guitar a try. Had the good fortune to meet an excellent guitar teacher … Read more

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The Perfect Guitar

I picked up this used guitar at a guitar store in Amherst, New Hampshire not knowing anything about Paul Reed Smith guitars. It caught my eye especially not ever hearing or seeing a PRS guitar. It just fit great and sounded perfect. It is not heavy like a Gibson Les Paul. This guitar is my … Read more

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Leavitt Model B

Journal: I am a big fan of attending guitar luthier shows. I enjoy looking and playing the beautiful works of art that these builders create. Each one is unique. You would think that they are all just guitars with the same function of producing musical sound, so why so many choices? Maybe the answer is … Read more

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A Melancholy Addition

I have a few used guitars in my collection and I often wonder about who the previous owners were. What songs did they play and the time they spent with them. I have read many times about a guitarist that gets the opportunity to play a special guitar from a musician that has passed on, … Read more

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MGJ2 Winter 2020

Here is the second MyGuitarJournal.com magazine/newsletter issue. Click on the link below and download PDF version of the magazine/newsletter.

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A Great Deal

Takamine EN-20 Guitar type: acousticManufacturer: TakamineModel: EN-20Serial number: 92111794Color: NaturalYear: 1994 Other notes: Wide body. Cedar body and top. This was my second acoustic guitar I ever owned, but my first great quality guitar. It is a Takemine jumbo EN20 built around 1994. I bought it because I saw David Wilcox playing a Takemine acoustic … Read more

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MGJ1 Sep Oct 2019

First MyGuitarJournal.com magazine/newsletter issue. Click on the link below and download PDF version of the magazine/newsletter.

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A New Guitar Story

The guitar has always been a special part of my life. I started playing when I was eight years old when my mother took my brother and me into a local music shop and said choose which instrument you want to learn. I wanted drums, but my brother also wanted drums. So, being logical, I … Read more

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A Fender named Christina

I received this guitar as my first “real” instrument when I was about 14. It was one of the best Christmas presents I’ve ever received. I named her Christina, after one of my favorite artists, Christina Perri. However, it wasn’t until I was about 16 that I seriously began teaching myself how to play. I … Read more

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