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GSTV Episode Fouteen: Gear! Including part one of our coverage of the National Association of Music Makers (NAMM) annual convention in Anaheim, California, Agile Partners and their amazing “Amp Kit” modeling technology and a visit with “Dr. Epiphone” Will Jones who showed us some very cool new Epiphone models.
Rockbridge Guitar Company is a Virginia-based guitar crafting company that prides itself on its meticulous crafting process. The construction of a custom-made guitar begins by selecting the type of tonewoods to be used throughout the instrument, followed by the decison as to which of eight available models will be the best fit for the player’s individual style and taste. Then comes the nitty-gritty decisions on hardware, inlays, and other details essential to completion of the final product.
Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s Holiday Season again and what a year it’s been for amazing guitar gear. There’s a dazzling array of great new guitars, amps, and effects to recommend for holiday giving, and it’s hard to know where to begin.
Our exclusive conversation with STEVE CROPPER: legendary guitarist, composer, and producer, who talks Memphis, Stax Records, meeting Hendrix, his latest CD “Dedicated” and much more. ALSO Joe Carducci, Product Specialist for GRETSCH GUITARS, shows us the amazing Limited Edition GEORGE HARRISON “Tribute” Duo Jet and several other cool Gretsches.
In Episode Three of Guitar Shop TV we chat with Phil Collen of Def Leppard and Manraze about what 2011 holds in store, get shown some beautiful acoustics by the guys at Taylor Guitars, and head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to check out their stunning guitar exhibit “Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York.” You won’t want to miss this one!
To call George Gruhn a mere guitar expert would be to understate the depth and breadth of his vast knowledge. He is a true guitar intellectual, and a walking encyclopedia of detailed information about the history, physics, and the taxonomy of electric and acoustic guitars, mandolins, banjos, and related instruments.