Portrait of singer-songwriter Brian Roessler for his CD release "Songwriters Lament"
Singer/Songwriter Josh Haskins for an upcoming CD release.
Dobro legend Tut Taylor of North Wilkesboro, N.C., taught himself to play the Dobro using a flatpick, an unusual technique that he still uses to this day. He has appeared on some of the best bluegrass and old-time albums of all time (including John Hartford's Aereo-Plain). Taylor has been a luthier, a vintage guitar dealer, a sign maker and music historian.Assignment for Fretboard Journal magazine, Spring 2011.
Hardcore band Mechanizm.Rollin Carver (center) back row from left Tripp Gaddy, Rich Vascovich, and Chuck Cooper.
Patrick Mahon of Florence.
Trey Anastasio of the jam band Phish, performs in Raleigh. The bands is known for its musical improvisation, extended jams and exploration of music across genres.
Legends In Concert Elvis tribute artist Nathan Belt prepares for a show in August while waiting in an upstairs meeting room at the Surfside Beach theatre. The McKinney, TX, native became the featured Elvis at the theatre shortly after winning an Ultimate Elvis preliminary contest at the show in 2009. According to a recent survey by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Belt is one of more than 84,000 performers whose principal occupation is paying tribute to the late king of rock.
Legends In Concert Elvis tribute artist Nathan Belt performs on a Wednesday evening in August at the Surfside Beach theatre.
Adam Duritz of the Counting Crows performs with The Saturday Night Rebel Rockets Traveling Circus and Medicine Showat the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.
Roy "Little Roy" Lewis of Licolnton, Ga., holds his custom made Neat banjo back stage at the 12th annual Bluegrass on the Waccamaw in Conway.
The Statue of Liberty icon at the Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach.
Roy "Little Roy" Lewis of Licolnton, Ga., performs with his band at the 12th annual Bluegrass on the Waccamaw in Conway.
Drummer Jeff Burch performs with the Tinsley Ellis Band Saturday at The Arts & Cinema Celebration at the site of the old Myrtle Square Mall in downtown Myrtle Beach.
Chicago blues musician and multi grammy award winner Buddy Guy, performs Saturday evening at the Arts & Cinema Celebration at the site of the old Myrtle Square Mall in downtown Myrtle Beach.
Virginia luthier Jim Merrill uses two pre-war Martin guitar tops, a 1934 OM-18 and a 1941 D-18, as a guide for his current line of guitars.For The Fretboard Journal #27
Farron "D.J. Dynamite" Joye uses a computer to store his music and control the spins at the nightclub "Take A Break" in Andrews.
Classic jazz pianist Bob Hutchings plays standards at The Charleston Cafe in Surfside Beach.