Shun Ng is a gifted 23 year old guitarist/singer/songwriter born in Chicago, raised in Singapore, based in Boston and now is a world class performer in demand internationally. As a boy, while Shun was competing for the Singapore national gymnastic team, a teammate turned him onto the guitar and at age 14 he left the team to work tirelessly at music.The countless hours of playing guitar and performing gave him a medium to excel and thrive through his disability of dyslexia. Where words and numbers never made sense to Shun, music did.
Fishman artist Wolf Marshall is a unique hybrid. He is internationally acclaimed as both a guitarist and educator. Through his many products and publications, Wolf has gained an enormous worldwide following and status usually accorded only to “famed players” in “name bands,” and has been listened to on his recordings by more aspiring fretboard enthusiasts than most so-called guitar heroes.
Asterope from Fishman was the exclusive cable manufacturer Invited to participate in this annual pro audio event, which is produced by AES Nashville and the Audio Engineering Society, Inc. Musicians, songwriters, and engineers were treated to workshops, panel discussions, exhibits and demonstrations from industry pros.
TriplePlay presents the best MIDI guitar controller technology the world has seen, expanding the creative possibilities of the guitar for enthusiasts and experienced musicians alike. Adding value to one of the most innovative breakthroughs in music product and MIDI-based technology, TriplePlay includes a comprehensive software suite.
Renowned Los Angeles artists, producers and recording engineers recently gathered to experience Asterope’s breakthrough cable technology and share the stories of their musical careers as part of the Asterope Artist Event held recently at famed Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood. During the event, attendees were given the opportunity to hear the Asterope difference through a series of “A/B” or listening tests and were then invited to share their reactions on-camera.
World-renowned guitarist and composer John McLaughlin has been recording and performing with test versions of the device for two years, providing Fishman with valuable insight throughout the development process.
Multi-instrumentalist Jimmy Mattingly has toured with some of the biggest names in country music. He is currently on tour with Reba McEntire and was kind enough to answer our Backstage Pass questions.
Fishman artist JD Souther is among the the latest inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 44th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. An architect of the Southern California sound and an influence on modern songwriting, JD Souther has written and co-written many Eagles hits including "Heartache Tonight,” "Victim Of Love,” "New Kid In Town,” "Best Of My Love,” Don Henley's "The Heart Of The Matter,” and the Eagles hit from 2007, "How Long.”
With the forthcoming release of the TriplePlay Wireless Guitar Controller in early spring, Fishman is set to make its mark with the future of the Musical Instrument Digital Interface - wirelessly for guitar!
After a career spanning over 30 years, Jeff Pevar has released an amazing debut CD. The music on this album began as 12 improvisations recorded on acoustic guitar and mandocello for the PBS documentary “The Marble Halls Of Oregon”. After the National Park Service heard this music, they asked if Jeff would consider releasing it as an album of its own.