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AGN Pros: James Nisbet
AGN Pros: London-based producer, composer, touring and session guitarist, James Nisbet dropped by AGN to chat with old mate Nick Dias. James has worked with a bevy of who's who in the English scene for years and is here in LA on tour with Belinda Carlisle, with whom he has been working for 20 years.
AGN Pros: Kit Trigg
Young British Blues guitar player, Kit Trigg drops by the AGN studios for a chat and a jam with Todd Wisenbaker. Kit has a beautiful, effortless Bluesy style of soloing with a raw authenticity about it. Kit is here in LA doing the rounds and heading out to Joshua Tree next week to record a few tracks....(we just let him know that it's kinda HOT out there this time of year.....!!) Check out Kit Trigg, you won't regret it.
Artur Menezes talks about modern Blues technique.
Brazilian Blues master guitarist, Artur Menezes chats about his love for and his approach to the Blues.
AGN Pros: Eric Steckel
Eric Steckel's career spans over 20 of his 29 years. Discovered by British Blues legend John Mayall as a kid, Eric spent much of his younger days touring Europe and the USA and has literally grown up on the road with a guitar in his hands.. Eric calls his style of playing BLUES METAL and that's a great description.....a blend of heavy, intense speed, original, soulful lines and bends all served up with a feel and groove second to none. Eric plays his own signature model Knaggs guitar through a Mezza Barba and the whole package just rocks beyond belief.
Jimmy Vivino & Bob Margolin
AGN Pros: Jimmy Vivino & Bob Margolin are old friends and love to get together whenever they can, hit the road and play the Blues. Jimmy is the longtime MD for the Conan O'Brien Show and Bob played with Muddy Waters back in the 70's,...you can see Bob in action with Muddy in The Band's movie, The Last Waltz doing a great version of 'Mannish Boy'.
AGN Pros: David Becker & Brad Rabuchin: 'Blues For Pat'
David Becker & Brad Rabuchin have just released their new Jazz guitar duo album 'For John'. They jam on the Charlie Haden composition, 'Blues For Pat' and talk about some of the great players they have worked with over the years and playing/recording as a Jazz Guitar duo.
Artur Menezes - Blues Chord Substitutions
Winner of the Gibson/Albert King Award for Best Guitarist by The Blues Foundation 2018, Artur Menezes takes you through the technique of chord substitutions. A native of Brazil, Artur moved to LA a while back and is now carving out a career as one of the big up and coming young Blues guitar players on the world scene.
AGN Pros: Episode 10 - Allen Hinds on picking and chords
Tips from session player and master guitarist, Allen Hinds.
Magnatone - The Rebirth Of A Legend
Mark Agnesi goes in-depth with Magnatone owner, Ted Kornblum.
Episode 8: Duane Betts & the '56 Hardtail Strat
AGN Pros: Episode 8: Duane Betts & the '56 Hardtail Strat. Duane Betts comes by the studio with his father's old '56 hardtail Strat. Of course both Dickie Betts and Duane Allman were famous for playing Gibson Les Pauls and sometimes SG's, but both had Strats in the quiver at some stage in their careers.
Episode 9 - Brian Jones & John Molo
Drummer John Molo (Bruce Hornsby and The Range, John Fogerty, Phil Lesh & Friends) talks to brilliant young guitarist and bass player Brian Robert Jones (Gwen Stefani, Vampire Weekend).
Episode 7: Dweezil Zappa drops by the AGN studio with Eddie Van Halen's famous 'Rasta' guitar.
Episode 7: Dweezil Zappa drops by the AGN studio with Eddie Van Halen's famous 'Rasta' guitar. Mark Agnesi and self-confessed Eddie Van Halen freak, Michael Lemmo are on hand to check it out and plug in a piece of Rock history.
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