Jeff Floro's All About Guitar



On All About Guitar we talk tone. We talk technique. We talk gear. We talk to artists, educators, manufacturers and more! Where we take a good look at everything guitar, and some things not exactly guitar but just as important to become more successful musicians in todays music scene! Hosted by Jeff The FLO Floro, join us as we explore...All About Guitar! Listen Live Mondays at 8:00PM (PST), on LA Talk Radio (


  • Don Alder

    21/01/2020 Duración: 55min

    NAMM 2020 has just ended and Don Alder returns to All About Guitar with a special post NAMM wrap up!! We take a look at a brand new Don Alder Signature model fanfret guitar by Mayson, with a scalloped upper fretboard. Mayson also released a new harp guitar and we will be looking at that. Alex Wang of Mayson Guitars also joins us to talk about these magnificent instruments!! Don shows us a new battery/multi-channel mixer made by Elite Acoustics! And Tad Brown joins us to show us his latest archtop guitar!! It's a night of some great gear, great guitar playing, and more!! Link for Don Alder: Link for Alex Wang and Mayson Guitars: Link for Elite Acoustics: Link for Tad Brown Guitars:

  • Muriel Anderson

    14/01/2020 Duración: 55min

    Muriel Anderson returns to All About Guitar and we take a look at her latest work, "Acoustic Chef." Her previous release, "Nightlight Daylight," won many awards including being chosen as one of the top 10 CDs of the decade from Guitar Player Magazine. But Muriel pushes us forward with "Acoustic Chef" best decribed as a multi-sensual release. We take a look at the creative process of Muriel, from conception to mastering and learn more about she uses more than just our ears to create a much profound musical experience! Link for Muriel Anderson:

  • Strymon Pedals

    07/01/2020 Duración: 55min

    We pre recorded this show to broadcast it now to preview for the upcoming NAMM show this month. Pete Celi, Ethan Tufts and Jack Heine joined me and originally we were going to check out the Strymon Iridium and the Flint pedals. There was so much to talk about the Iridium, I knew we couldn't do justice to the Flint pedal, so we decided to cover the Flint on another show. So we take a close look at the Iridium, a spectacular amp and cab simulator that really delivers! Amp simulations for Marshall, Fender and Vox tones, and a very thorough sampling of cabinets and speakers, this is a great box for both studio and stage! Link for Strymon:

  • Ben Woods

    31/12/2019 Duración: 55min

    Ben Woods returns to All About Guitar and on this show we take a closer look at his signature series guitars made by Ortega. These are excellently crafted instruments at a reasonable price, made for the gigging musician. Ben shows us the Flametal series and the BWSM series. Also we take a look at Ben's Nylocaster, a strat modified into an amazing classical/flamenco instrument! And, of course, Ben will be demonstrating these beautiful instruments, so it will be a night of great playing, technique and tone!! Ben Woods: Ortega Guitars:

  • Howie Anderson, Cathy Lauer

    24/12/2019 Duración: 55min

    As a child, the mention of Christmas always brought to mind toys! And as guitarists, the mention of pedals also brings that twinkle in the eyes of guitarists! Tonight we get to play with toys! My guests are Howie Anderson, of the Strawberry Alarm Clock, and Cathy Lauer, of Systyr Skin-nerd and ToneZoneLA. We take a look at a lot of pedals, some old, some new, some unusual and some just plain cool!! It's a night of cool sounds and tweaking knobs!! Link for Howie Anderson: Link for Cathy Lauer:

  • Michael DeTemple

    17/12/2019 Duración: 55min

    I am honored to have Michael DeTemple on the show!! A consumate musician, Michael was a renowned session musician, playing guitar on Dave Mason's best selling album "Alone Together." He worked with such noted artists as Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Pete Townshend, Ron Wood, Randy California, Booker T., Paul Butterfield, Earl Slick and many, many more. Michael got into instrument building, repair and restoration, which led to him building his world famous DeTemple Guitars. DeTemple guitars are hard to get, they are each hand made, and there is a long waiting list of A-players wanting their hands on these incredible instruments. We talk to Michael, about how he got into making guitars and what makes a DeTemple guitar, as luthier Rick Turner refers to it, as "dream Strat style guitar everybody's chasing after!"

  • Jeff Paris

    10/12/2019 Duración: 55min

    In today's music scene, one has to sometimes wear many hats to thrive and survive as a successful working musician. One such person in is my guest, Jeff Paris. Jeff is a guitarist, but also plays keyboards, mandolin, bass, accordion, harmonica and more! Jeff is also a songwriter, a successful one, having his music performed and recorded by such artists as Lita Ford and Mr. Big. He has worked with celebrated artists including Keb Mo, Coco Montoya, Dan Fogelberg, Stanley Clarke & George Duke, Bill Withers, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, and many more! We take a look at Jeff's music, his solo records, and the many hats Jeff has to wear in his career! Link for Jeff Paris:

  • Gary Myrick, Prescott Niles

    03/12/2019 Duración: 55min

    Bands come and go, and many musicians move around in different bands in their careers. Tonight we take a look at two powerhouse musicians, Gary Myrick and Prescott Niles, and get a unique insight into a new venture between both of them. Prescott, who has been on several times on All About Guitar, is one of the demand working bassists, coming from the Knack and regularly gigging with Missing Persons. Gary has been performing as a solo artist and is also a session and touring guitarist, having toured with Jackson Browne, the Eagles, Wilson Pickett, Bonnie Raitt, Todd Rundgren, Brian Wilson, and Stevie Wonder. Both artists are now working together and we talk about how that came to be. It's a night of great music, great tone, and more!! Link for Prescott Niles: Link for Gary Myrick:

  • Kai Kurosawa

    26/11/2019 Duración: 55min

    Kai Kurosawa joins us tonight on All About Guitar! Kai is most known for playing the Kubo (aka "The Aircraft Carrier"), but also plays bass, guitar, trumpet and trombone. Kai has a Master of Fine Arts degree in music and has released 6 albums and does seminars worldwide. We talk to Kai about his Kubo, how it was developed and the techniques needed to play it. We take a listen to some of his music and more!! Link for Kai Kurosawa:

  • "Form Factor" basses

    19/11/2019 Duración: 55min

    Form Factor returns to All About Guitar and they have a lot to talk about! Form Factor has released new basses!! We take a look at these beautiful instruments. And we also take a look at their latest bass amp models. Joining me is Gary Roudenko, from the Bass Exchange Amp Shop. If you are in the market for a new bass and/or amp you need to take a listen to this show!! Factor: Gary Roudenko:

  • The Gohar & Ovanes Andriassian Guitar Festival & Competition

    12/11/2019 Duración: 55min

    The Gohar & Ovanes Andriassian Guitar Festival & Competition just concluded on November 10th and Satik Andriassian, the festival director, is my guest to talk about the Festival and Competition. Joining Satik are some of the judges and staff of the festival. John M. Kennedy, an accomplished rock and jazz bassist, is a professor at Cal State LA. Sevag Derderian, Festival and Competition Director, is an accomplished baritone, pianist, and organist, founder of the Music Education Department of the Association of Armenian Church Choirs of the Western Diocese. Also joining us is Scott Detweiler, one of the Competition judges and established artist and guitarist, and a previous guest on All About Guitar. And Gerrat Padgorsky, one of the contestants will be joining us. It's a night of incredible musicianship, artistry, and great music!! Link for Gohar & Ovanes Andriassian Guitar Festival and Competition: Link for

  • Frank Stallone Guitars

    05/11/2019 Duración: 55min

    Frank Stallone returns to All About Guitar and tonight we will learn about his new guitar line: Frank Stallone Guitars. Joining Frank will be Gary "GJ" Panepinto, CEO for the company and we will take a closer look at these truly beautiful instruments! Frank and Gary have succeeded in creating a great playing guitar at a very reasonable price!

  • Daredevil Pedals

    29/10/2019 Duración: 55min

    Gary Roudenko from the Amp Shop Bass Exchange returns to All About Guitar to show us a brand new line of guitar effects made by Daredevil Pedals!! The make a whole line of distortion and overdrive pedals. Based and made in Chicago, Daredevil offers original circuit designs to get extraordinary tones! Joining us also is guitarist Steve Fister, another regular to All About Guitar, and he will be demoing the different pedals. It's a night of great tone and cool toys to check out!! Daredevil Pedals: Amp Shop Bass Exchange and Gary Roudenko: Steve Fister:

  • Freebo

    15/10/2019 Duración: 55min

    I am excited to announce that Freebo has returned to All About Guitar!! When we last talked to him, Freebo had finished producing Alice Howe's latest album, "Visions," and was performing with her. We catch up to Freebo and see what he is up to now...taking his music on the road, the band, and more!!

  • Dr. David Allan

    08/10/2019 Duración: 55min

    I am proud to have Dr. David Allan back on All About Guitar!! Dr. Allan is the CEO of Rocketship Wellness, a chiropractor, musician and guitarist, and is a recognized expert on mind and body wellness education for over 35 years. He has courses for the musician on injury protection, nutrition, playing with less effort, and power your stage presence. He created his own movement education system based on a blend of Embodiment, Alexander and Feldenkrais therapies. We talk to Dr. Allan about his new upcoming course: Best Exercise Program for the Musician. If you have experienced any pain when playing your instrument, this show is a must to help you be the best you can be!!

  • Aspen Pittman tribute show

    02/10/2019 Duración: 55min

    This past August, the music industry lost a remarkable and innovative pioneer, Aspen Pittman. Aspen Pittman’s designs have been coveted by legendary musicians and record producers for nearly 40 years. His best selling Tube Amp Book has sold over 140,000 copies. He has designed dozens of tube guitar amps, stage and studio microphones, and has designed and built over a dozen unique electron vacuum tubes from scratch. Aspen’s inventions, such as the Speaker Emulator, changed the way we record guitar, and his Center Point Stereo technology will forever change the way we produce live music. Aspen’s audio designs have earned multiple utility patents both in the USA and around the world, and have garnered top awards in multiple fields including the prestigious TEC award for best microphone design. Tonight we take a look at Aspen's life and his groundbreaking designs. Joining me is Loni Spector, creator of the Amp Show and the Guitar Pedal Expo, and a close personal friend of Aspen. Also joining me is guitar and amp

  • Marc Bonilla

    24/09/2019 Duración: 55min

    I am very honored to have Marc Bonilla return to All About Guitar! We take a look at Marc's most recent solo release: "Celluloid Debris." It's an extraordinary release with some of the best guitar work ever!! We talk to Marc about the album, from conception to final mastering, and Marc will play some of the cuts live! So join me and my guest host, Lauri Reimer, as we see what Marc has been up to!! It's a night of some great music, killer tone, and more!!

  • Shiri Goldsmith

    17/09/2019 Duración: 55min

    Shiri Goldsmith returns to All About Guitar this week. I first met her through Jessica Baron, of Guitars In the Classroom. Shiri is one of the teaching artists for Guitars In The Classroom. Tonight we go deeper into Shiri's background as a musician, playing a multitude of instruments, including guitar and ukulele. We take a listen to her group, The Shiribims, and discuss their unique music! Link for Shiri Goldsmith: Link for Guitars In The Classroom:

  • Bill Champlin

    10/09/2019 Duración: 55min

    Bill Champlin returns to All About Guitar and tonight we talk about his band Wunderground!! Joining Bill are two other members of the band, Tamara Champlin and Gary Falcone. We take a look at Wunderground, it's music, and more!! So join me and special guest host, Lauri Reimer.

  • Janet Robin

    03/09/2019 Duración: 55min

    Janet Robin returns to All About Guitar to talk about The String Revolution's latest EP, "Red Drops," and their new single, "Rocket Man." We take a closer look at the creation of this extraordinary EP by a truly extraordinary group! It's a night of great tone, great music, great guitars and more!!

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