VIRGINIA IS FOR (BENEDETTO) LOVERS

S2389 BravoHB_FC5_DanaLarson_022817The Bravo Model is our 16″ x 2-1/2″ workhorse jazz guitar designed and built for no-nonsense players who demand Benedetto quality but with the roadworthy stability offered by laminated construction. This just completed Honey Blonde is upgraded with a B6 pickup and on its way to a new home in Virginia. Spruce veneer top, maple veneer back, solid sides, ebony appointments. 25″scale x 1-3/4″ nut.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY – 1998

Bucky Pizzarelli and Gerry Beaudoin circa 1998 news

Seventh Heaven X 2! Flashing back to 1998 with long-time Benedetto Players BUCKY PIZZARELLI and GERRY BEAUDOIN on their custom Benedetto 7-Strings!

View larger image (it’s even better as you know!)

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STEALTHY!

S2401 BravoOne-Off Blk_FC5_022817This stealthy Bravo model has a beautiful gloss black nitrocellulose lacquer finish, black B6 pickup, black Gotoh tuners with ebony buttons, and all ebony appointments (bridge, tailpiece, fingerrest, and fingerboard. 16″ x 2-1/2″ laminated spruce top, maple back, and solid maple side construction. 1-3/4″ nut with 25″ scale.

Available for immediate purchase in Bob’s Boutique! $5,000 includes hardshell case.

Call us 912.692.1400 or email Howard Paul for more information.

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Photos by Stephanie Ward

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BB COMING TO BB

Black BravoThat’s short for a Black Bravo coming to Bob’s Boutique!

Bravo Model in Black w/Black hardware, black B6 pickup! This is just assembled and going into Bob’s Boutique once we finished our photographs.

But, you can head it off and claim it for your own!

$5000 including case. Email Howard Paul

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CATCH HOWARD AND LENORE IN NC!

Lenore & HowardOn Saturday, March 11th from  4-5PM, The Halle JazzLive concerts present a free guitar/piano workshop with Howard Paul and Lenore Raphael . They will discuss how the duo plays well together, organizes solos, chooses tunes and tempos, and give tips to guitarists whether amateur or professional.

Halle Cultural Arts Center
237 North Salem Street
Apex, North Carolina

Attendees must sign up by calling  Tel 919 249 1120

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LEARN FROM BENEDETTO’S CHICO PINHEIRO!

Italy Fest w Chico

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GET ‘EM WHILE THE GETTING’S GOOD!

BB 022417Bob’s Boutique is our small cyber market where we occasionally make guitars available outside of our custom orders. Today, we have five spectacular Benedettos that are ready-to-ship!

L-R Cinnamon Pearl 16B; St. Patrick’s Emerald Blaze Bambino Deluxe; Pat Martino Model Autumnburst; Bambino Antiqueburst 40th; and Bambino Deluxe Autumnburst w/wood binding and B6.

Contact Howard Paul for prices including shipping and free hardshell case.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY – LUTHIER LINE-UP

We are always delighted to host tours at Benedetto. Back in December of 2011, we had the pleasure of meeting the soon-to-be graduates of John Marshall’s Luthier’s International School of Lutherie (Snellville, Georgia). Fun Fact! Our own Master Luthier Damon Mailand graduated from John Marshall’s school

(l to r): Paul McGee, Jean Landry, Drew Ward, Bob Benedetto, Christian Simmers and Howard Paul.

If you are interested in touring Benedetto Guitars, give us a call! (912) 692-1400

 

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WELCOME, RANDY NAPOLEON!

Randy Napoleon 2Known as a forward-thinking musician with a passion for the jazz tradition, guitarist Randy Napoleon tours with the legendary singer/pianist Freddy Cole and leads his own trios, quartet, and three-horn sextet. He is an assistant professor at Michigan State University, where he teaches jazz guitar. And, most recently, he has become the newest Benedetto Artist. Randy plays our Bravo Deluxe. Check out his full profile!

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ROMERO AND DIANNE

Romero Dianne ReevesWith 30 years of music-making and five Grammy Awards under her belt, Dianne Reeves is still restless. Reeves’ Grammy-winning 2015 album Beautiful Life boasts an all-star cast, including Gregory Porter, bassist Esperanza Spalding, and pianist Robert Glasper, resulting in another virtuosic showcase of her voice.  Tomorrow in Calgary, this concert features Benedetto Artist Romero Lubambo, Peter Martin, Reginald Veal, and Terreon Gully.

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