Jim Bastian's
  Jazz Guitar Hardball Magazine Columns

Forward Steps in Melodic Soloing     June 2009

 

New Ideas on Practicing     May 2009

 

Evans Amplifiers: Interview with Scot Buffington  April 2009

 

Strolliní with T-Bone Walker, Part 2          April 2009

 

Strollin' With T-Bone Walker, Part 1      March 2009

 

The Elvis Effect and Jazz Education    February  2009

 

Schecterís Hot Rod History, January 2009

 

A Holiday Theme from Wes Montgomery    December 2008

 

Wes Montgomery Octaves   November 2008

 

Luthier Mark Campellone Interview October 2008

                                           Mark Campellone  page 2

Exploring the Bebop Style of Charlie Parker     October 2008

Jazz Exercise: Countdown  September 2008

Down Home with Cal Collins    August 2008

Pentatonics Gone Wild!    July 2008 

Tal Farlow:  Reluctant Jazz Great and His Gibson Model    April 2008

 

Johnny Smith: Extraordinary Man, Extraordinary Guitar    March 2008

 

The World of George Benson, Part 1     January  2008

 

The World of George Benson   Part 2     February 2008

 

 

ďJim can jump between several subjects seamlesslyÖ..one of our favorite contributors!Ē

                                    Adam Moore, Managing Editor
                                    Premier Guitar
 Magazine (June 3, 2008)

 

"Thanks for helping us make Premier Guitar a killer mag!"

                                   Joe Coffey, Editorial Director

                                    Premier Guitar Magazine (Sept. 11, 2008)

 

"...great column, extremely valuable content".

                                 Gayla Paul Drake, Managing Editor

                                 Premier Guitar Magazine (March 17, 2009)

 
 
 
 
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Pitch:  Itís All Perfectly Relative,  Part 2,  December  2007

 

Pitch:  Itís All Perfectly Relative,  Part 1, November 2007

 

Everyone Raise Your Hands  (Discussion on Picking Technique) 

October 2007

 

Barney Kesselís Improvised Chord Lines   September 2007 

 

Gibson and the Artist Barney Kessel Models    August 2007

 

Jazz Guitar Major: Pros and Cons, July 2007

 

Why We Collect   June 2007

 

Vintage Jazz Guitar Market: Bullish, Bearish, or Biased?    May 2007

 

From the Heart, Part 2     April 2007

 

From the Heart, Part 1    March 2007

 

Why Johnny Canít Read    February 2007

 

 

 

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