Noise from the Editor
Molenda, Michael, Guitar Player
First things first: I owe about a gazillion readers apologies for not alerting them to the fact we are re-evaluating our monthly sheet-music downloads. MusicNotes and its publishing partners have been tremendously accommodating throughout our relationship, but we've offered the downloads for a year now, and we wanted to take a short break as we study the best way to serve your needs and desires. You can help us in this process by posting your comments on the GP forum at guitarplayer.com or sending us an e-mail. Do you dig the present sheet-music offerings? Do you want more? Would you rather have access to mp3s or video lesson content? Until we come up with a new plan that speaks to your needs, the downloads will remain down. I'm sorry for any frustration this temporary move has caused, but rest assured a new music program will be developed soon.
And on the subject of evolving and expanding our content outreach, I'm jazzed to announce that MPN--the music publishing group that brings you Guitar Player, Bass Player, Keyboard, EQ, and Frets--is partnering with Paul Green's School of Rock to produce School of Rock Magazine. (You and/or your children might have seen the major movie based on the school, or caught the film documentary that covered the real thing.) Debuting on newsstands in May, this 100-page celebration of classic rock (and the genres and artists that inspired classic-rock heroes) is targeted at 12- to 18-year-olds who have a serious jones to accomplish big things with a guitar, a bass, their voice, keyboards, drums, and/or recording gear. …