Benedetto News

BYE BYE BAMBINO!

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Custom Honey Blonde Bambino Deluxe 7-String packed and ready to go! With a laminated maple top, back and sides, 14-1/2″ x 2-1/4″ lower bout, 2-1/16″ nut width, B7 pickup, Gotoh tuners, and all ebony appointments, the Bambino Deluxe is warm, responsive, feedback resistant, and versatile!


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OUT OF THE BLUE

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Kathy-Chinery-DeVito-and-Bob-Benedetto-Ocala-FL-2-21-15Bob Benedetto, playing his custom Cremona with Carino-10 amp, performs regularly with keyboardist Glenn Maerkl at the downtown Ocala, Florida restaurant Braised Onion.

The Smithsonian Institution‘s commemorative BLUE GUITARS poster featuring the Benedetto La Cremona Azzurra. The exhibit ran from November 1997 to October 1998.

The Smithsonian Institution‘s commemorative BLUE GUITARS poster featuring the Benedetto La Cremona Azzurra. The exhibit ran from Nov. 1997 to Oct.1998.

In the audience this past Friday night was Kathy Chinery DeVito of the famed Scott Chinery Blue Guitar Collection. It had been many years since the two had seen each other so special thanks to Kathy’s friend for taking this photo!

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THE NEXT JAZZ GENERATION

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Over the weekend, Benedetto Prez/CEO Howard Paul had an opportunity to meet with the talented kids of the Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra in New York. The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra is a performance driven program that gives talented and dedicated young jazz musicians the BTDopportunity to perform regularly in one of New York City’s leading jazz clubs. This Sunday’s performance was at The Jazz Standard with Howard performing as their guest artist. The visiting guests give a workshop to the band members in addition to providing the experience of playing with a top musician.

Special thanks to director and jazz guitarist extraordinaire (and Benedetto Player) David O’Rourke!

JUST US AND A FEW THOUSAND FRIENDS

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Screen Shot 2015-02-19 at 12.40.51 PMJust this week, Benedetto’s Facebook page reached a new milestone — 35,000+ friends!  We thank everyone for their support, and we love keeping everyone in-the-know and even sharing the stories of our players!  If you haven’t checked us out yet, view and like our Facebook page.

IMG_1177In addition, we recently launched our Instagram page, and it’s popularity is really starting to take off, as well.  Lots of cool pictures from around the shop, and who doesn’t love to see a picture of a pretty guitar or see our luthiers in various stages of building them?  View and follow our Instagram.

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR FRIENDS – OLD, NEW, AND SOON TO BE!

FLASHING BACK TO NAPA 2008

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MinerConcert2008GroupShotForSavMusicFestNapa Valley 2008!   This photo was taken at a special fundraising luncheon/concert for members of Napa Valley Jazz Society.   Left to Right: Bucky Pizzarelli, Dave Miner, Howard Paul, Howard Alden, and Andreas Oberg.  Special thank to NVJS, Moulds Family Winery, and Bill Hart for putting this together!

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY, JIM FOX!

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Jim FoxBenedetto Guitars is proud to welcome jazz guitar great Jim Fox to the Benedetto Players roster. Jim has toured the world and recorded with artists such as Frank Sinatra, Jr., Barry Manilow, Bette Midler, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Martin, Jack Jones, Debby Boone, Rod Stewart, Michael Feinstein, Kenny Rankin, Laurendo Almeida, Steve Lawrence, Gordon Lightfoot, James Darren, The Temptations, Bill Conti and with symphonies including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, symphony orchestras of most major U.S. cities, Woody Herman, Henry Mancini and Percy Faith Orchestras. Jim plays a custom 16B designed specifically for his playing stye. 16″ x 3-3/8″, 1-11/16″ nut, rounded fingerboard end, 21 fret, select Europe woods, vioin tailpiece, and floating custom pickup (not yet installed).

Welcome to the family!!!

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NEW IN BOB’S BOUTIQUE – A BABY BOY!

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S2231 BambinoDenimBlue(BB)_FF4_00021715Just finished and ready to play Bambino Denim! As its name implies, the Bambino is a baby in size…but with a big voice. Its lightweight and compact 14 ½” body is easily manageable in airport traffic or taxis. It features a laminated maple top and back, a maple neck shaped for playing comfort as only a Benedetto can be. With two chrome plated Benedetto A–6 pickups, it’s all you’ll ever need!

Check Bob’s Boutique for purchase details.

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