Lowden’s History Often when people think of Lowden Guitars, they think of high-end acoustic instruments, handcrafted in Ireland with unique design features and huge, full-bodied tone. Owner/Founder George Lowden has been building guitars since the ‘60s. In 1974, he decided to … [Read more...] about Lowden Electric Guitar, George Lowden Interview
Our first interview at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA was with Tom Bedell of Bedell Guitars. You may also know Tom as Founder of Two Old Hippies, LLC, a music and clothing (“lifestyle”) store in Nashville, TN, as well as owner of Breedlove Stringed Instruments and Weber … [Read more...] about An Interview with Tom Bedell, Bedell Guitars
What is NAMM? “NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), established in 1901, is the not-for-profit association that strengthens the $17 billion global music, sound and event technology products industry.” Ref: www.namm.org The NAMM ShowEach year NAMM … [Read more...] about We Went to NAMM!
I recently stumbled across this YouTube channel, Guitare Improvisation, owned by a French guitarist with some great jazz and gypsy jazz backing tracks. There are several lesson videos associated with the channel as well. Though the lessons are in French, most seem to include … [Read more...] about 5 Jazz Backing Tracks from “Guitare Improvisation”
Back in November, we posted an article on British Airways Upsetting Musicians featuring several stories of musicians with less than favorable experiences (to say the least) flying British Airways. Here is another cringeworthy story from a customer of another airline. A few years … [Read more...] about Customer Claims Alitalia Broke 300-year-old Instrument