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Robbie Calvo

Robbie Calvo

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A native of London, England, Robbie Calvo is a Nashville session guitarist, live performer, songwriter, clinician and educator. He has produced dozens of guitar instructional DVDs as well as extensive video content. Robbie also co-writes, records and produces television and movie themes with renowned composer Dave Cooke.

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Welcome to a new feature here on the blog! Each month, session guitarist, video instructor and clinician Robbie Calvo will focus on a different Yamaha guitar, offering insights, tips and techniques.  

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There is nothing quite like walking into a well appointed state-of-the-art recording studio. Living and working in Nashville for 17 years gave me the opportunity to witness some of the world’s finest tracking rooms. All those consoles, outboard gear and

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Musicians are often gifted with additional creative talents such as fine art painting, photography and/or graphic design. We can use these skills to produce our own gig posters and to build websites and social media platforms — all of

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If you’ve been following my monthly “The Calvo Report” column here on the Yamaha blog, you may have gathered by now that art and artistry are an integral part of who I am, what my music is about, and

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Keyboard samples and drum machines have been used to emulate real instruments in popular music for decades now. In the guitar world, the current trend is to “model” key components in the effects/amp signal chain in order to replicate

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