Welcome to the Edit Suite – a visual adventure in sound, music and the
audio world. This is a private screening room where you can see videos
clips of guitars being built, songs being recorded and performance
legends talking shop.
Over the past two decades, Dennis Baxter
has produced interviews and documentaries about sound makers, guitar
makers, recording engineers and recording stars, creating the
opportunities for them to tell their own stories. These documentaries
are available on DVD for a price of $20 plus $5 for shipping and
handling in the US.
The Martin Guitar Story See your
favorite guitar being built by hand with artisan care and computer
precision as you follow a piece of wood from the saw mill to guitar –
strung and strummed. The Martin Guitar Story is a thorough examination
of a unique family history and their contribution to the acoustic
guitar. This video features old-world hand craftsmanship along side of
computer controlled cutting machines. Additional selections include
feature documentaries on Fender, Gibson, Rickenbacker, and Dobro
guitars plus many more.
Guitar Planet Guitar Planet is a compilation DVD which is
hosted by noted author Tom Wheeler. Each DVD is a library of
mini-documentaries which showcase a wide range of artist from Steve Vai
and Steve Lukather to legend Buddy Guy. In addition to insightful
interviews with some great guitarist, Guitar Plant features stories
that examine a particular topic – like the Telecaster guitar. Tom
presents a five minute look at the Telecaster guitar with interesting
comment from Sheryl Crow, Marty Stuart and Elliot Easton plus we see
some beautiful vintage instruments.
Southern Beat Southern Beat is a documentary series paying
tribute to the musicians, songwriters and entrepreneurs who have shaped
the music industry with a southern flavor. The premier episode aired on
Public Broadcasting and was hosted by Oteil Burbridge, bassist from The
Allman Brothers Band. Southern songwriters have always delivered a rich
brand of material that has produced hundreds of hit songs. Southern
Beat offers up a unique sample of southern songs from Shawn Mullins,
Jennifer Nettles, Buddy Buie and much more.