Early Martin Guitar Exhibition

Early Martin Guitar Exhibition

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is featuring an early Martin guitars exhibition in 2014. The exhibition is sponsored by the Martin Guitar Company. Christian Frederick Martin, founder of the great American guitar firm C. F. Martin & Co., was the son...
The Sound of Business

The Sound of Business

My first dreadnought guitar was a Maton. Long before I discovered bluegrass music, like many folk, I played folk music. My Maton FG 100 was my only steel string guitar  and served me well for several years. I discovered bluegrass music in the late seventies and by...
Gibson Jumbo Guitar.

Gibson Jumbo Guitar.

This is an original instrument dating from around 1934. It is not a re-issue model. This was the beginnings of Gibson’s 16″ flattop guitar line. The 1934 Jumbo was Gibson’s attempt to compete with Martin’s “D” series of guitars...
De Gruchy Dreadnought Guitar #585

De Gruchy Dreadnought Guitar #585

De Gruchy Dreadnought for sale. De Gruchy dreadnought guitar, #585.  Built September 2005.  Bought new from Brian de Gruchy in January 2006. Price:  $5,500 – ONO Condition:  Immaculate Features: Brazilian Rosewood and Engelmann Spruce. Extras: LRBaggs Anthem...
Flatpicking Guitar Clinic

Flatpicking Guitar Clinic

Bluegrass Flatpicking Guitar Clinic in Melbourne with Nashville guitar player Bob Minner Nashville guitarist, Bob Minner will be running a Bluegrass Flatpicking guitar clinic in Melbourne next week, 19th March from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Originally from Missouri, Bob took...