HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PAT MARTINO!

Pat Martino Feb 2016It’s Pat Martino Day at Benedetto, having just added one of his Signature Model guitars to Bob’s Boutique and by celebrating his birthday today!

It has been an honor to work so closely with Benedetto Player Pat Martino over the years, and we wish him nothing but happiness and many more years of his legendary guitar playing!

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DAMON & CREW DO IT AGAIN!

S2329 PatMartinoAUB(BB)_FC4_082416Master Luthier Damon Mailand and his team have done it again with the newest addition to Bob’s Boutique — this autumburst Pat Martino Signature Model that meets ALL of Pat’s exacting standards!  A light weight, chambered mahogany body, carved maple top, fast ebony fingerboard, and two A6 Benedetto pickups with dual volume and tone controls, make this instrument perfect for Pat — and could be for you, too!  Uncompromising workmanship, and unmatched balance and tonal performance, featuring Pat’s signature inlaid on the fingerrest, and his famously heavy-gauge strings. (Photos by Stephanie Ward)

Price: $6,750 (includes hardshell case)

Contact us to purchase this guitar.

For more information on our Purchasing Policies, click here.

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LAST CALL!

Miner Wine Release 2016Benedetto Players Howard Alden, Chico Pinheiro, and President Howard Paul will join Mark Peterson & Quentin Baxter at the beautiful Miner Family Winery in Napa Valley, CA this Saturday for the Benedetto Release Party and Concert.

Tickets still available!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LUCA!

Benedetto Player Luca di Luzio with Bravo Elite 2015Wishing an outstanding birthday to Benedetto player and friend, Luca di Luzio!

Thanks for all you do on our behalf!

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JAZZ & WINE GO HAND-IN-HAND

Dave & Howard Guitars Aug 2016These two Benedettos in final assembly are being readied for this week’s Miner Benedetto Wine Release Concert!

Both are stained with 2012 Benedetto Cabernet Sauvignon, and both will likely be stained with some 2014 Cab on August 27!

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IT’S A SIGN OF THE TIMES

Bob signing August 2016Howard Paul visited Bob Benedetto in Ocala FL this morning for a few headstock signatures.

Bob still hand serializes and signs the back of our Flagship models!

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THE MASTER AT WORK

DAVE MINER NYLON Master luthier Damon Mailand carves the recurve on the back of a one-of-a-kind 16″ nylon string guitar.

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Trio da Paz & Friends Play the Music of Jobim, Getz, and other Brazilian Classics

Romero Guitar Delivery May 2016 2With Benedetto Player Romero Lubambo, bassist Nilson Matta, drummer Duduka Da Fonseca, trumpeter Claudio Roditi, saxophonist Harry Allen, and vocalist Maucha Adnet

Keeping an unprecedented streak alive for the ninth consecutive year, Trio da Paz comes to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola for a two-week summer residency. Formed in 1990 by three of Brazil’s most in-demand master musicians, Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta, and Duduka da Fonseca, Trio da Paz updates the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music. With their harmonically adventurous interactions, daring improvisations, and dazzling rhythms, this group redefines Brazilian jazz. Reserve your seats quickly to make sure you don’t miss out on this high-demand annual tradition!

Trio da Paz & Friends will also perform from August 23-28. Reserve HERE.

Spice up your evening with the Live in Cuba prix fixe menu celebrating the first anniversary of Blue Engine Record’s debut album, Live in Cuba, featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The 2-disc CD is included with the menu! View full menu HERE.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY — CONCORD JAZZ GUITAR COLLECTIVE

ConcordJazzGuitarCollectiveBobBenedetto1996Flashback Friday to the celebrated Concord Jazz Guitar Collective, a 1995 project that united Howard Alden with fellow guitarists and Concord artists Jimmy Bruno and Frank Vignola.

Left to right: Howard Alden, Bob Benedetto, Frank Vignola and Jimmy Bruno, at Jimmy’s south Philly home Jan. 20, 1996. Photo by the late Rich Raezer (Raezer’s Edge).

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THREE’S COMPANY

Roberts Greene Paul 08.2016This week, Benedetto Player Barry Greene (UNF) stopped in for few tunes with 7-string guru and fellow Benedetto Player Taylor Roberts WITH our own Howard Paul for an evening of evening of jazz guitar at Taylor’s residency gig Ocean 60 in Atlantic Beach near Jacksonville, FL.

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