Some of the best players in the business decended on the Beatnik Bandito Music Emporium this is one for the history books in Barry Grez's words . It's hard to imagine a single evening with all these talented and accomplished folks all hanging out and playing Grez Guitars. Except, possibly for tonight at BIGS Fullerton for the 9th Annual Kid Ramos NAMM Birthday Bash with the Memphis Kings. A warm personal thank you to everyone, and I'll list them left to right. I will also be
Stunning seven string build from Wyatt Wilkie master craftsman from the workshop of Bob Benedetto Body- 16″ lower bout, 3″ body depth Top- Hand-carved, graduated and tuned European Spruce Back- Hand-carved, graduated, and tuned highly figured European or Bigleaf Maple Sides- Highly figured European or Bigleaf Maple Bracing- Sitka Spruce X-brace Binding-Highly figured domestic maple Neck-3 pieces select domestic curly maple with alternating ebony/walnut lines Fingerboard- Ebon
The Martin Taylor MBE Fibonacci Joya is going on general release now priced at £3999.95 Pictured below is the man himself the endorser of the guitar, two years in development to now the finished article. The build quality of this guitar for its market and price band is second to none. Fibonacci Guitars is a London based business and workshop of which any UK guitarist should be proud of , we have some of the best luthiers in the world here in the UK , we just dont know it yet.
Well here it is the final guitar built for Stuart Dixon one of the UKs hardest working session guitarists you've seen him and you heard him play on recordings but you probably wont know that unless you read the album credits. I know Stuart and hes a great player hes a band member where ever he plays and thats the key to his success. I asked if we could build him a guitar for work and he agreed and he was very specific if its not up to scratch I wont play it , simple and strai
Here being constructed as I type this is a seven string archtop by Rancourt guitars a rare and beautiful thing. Sixteen inch triple A grade maple. Please visit Guillaume's page on this site to see the fantastic graduate model he is building.
My brilliant teacher Tommy Harkenrider (check him out) put me onto Hollywood Fats as a player to listen and perhaps pickup elements of his playing as did the man himself. Hollywood was heavily influenced by the great players such as John Lee Hooker , Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters of whom he was side man to and a myriad of other successful blues players which was mainly down to seeing them perform live and listening to on recordings, also the unusual steps his mother took in actua
Superb sound from this remarkable do it all guitar. Pickup change and string change and Bob's your uncle. This guitar is equipped with Lollar imperials and flatwounds and if course lovely playing. This guitar us available through me in the UK and Europe, I have the gold foil in stock. #jazz #Mendocino #burst #flatwounds #grezguitars #grez #barrygrez