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National Guitar Museum logo 2014National Guitar Museum's Benedetto exhibit at Bishop Museum Honolulu May 10-Sept 1 2014 newsIf you are in Hawaii, you only have till Sept 1st, 2014 to see the National Guitar Museum!

Benedetto Guitars workbench at the NGM‘s current exhibition is in the stunning Bernice Pauahi HP Newquist National Guitar Museum Exec Director 2014Bishop Museum, in Honolulu, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Honolulu Hawaii - National Guitar Museum exhibit May-Sept 2014Hawaii (May 10-Sept 1, 2014)

Then it heads to Liberty State Park, NJ Oct. 4th!

More about the very talented HP Newquist!

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And there’s more Guitar Museum news coming!


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George Wein and Howard Alden Jazz at Lincoln Center 2013 news

George Wein's Newport All-starsJazz at Lincoln Center logoHoward Alden Jazz at Lincoln Center 2013 with George Wein and Anat CohenJazz at Lincoln Center Celebrated George Wein’s 88th Birthday with legendary guitarist Howard Alden (performing on one of his custom Benedetto 7-Strings)

More photos from George’s 88th celebration (Photography by Elizabeth Leitzell)

Click here to view the website all-about-jazz’s collection of Howard Alden photos! (including some of the ‘other’ Howard…Paul!

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Bucky Pizzarelli Tom McMinn Morristown Jazz Blues Fest NJ 8-16-14Bucky Pizzarelli Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival 2014 photo by R. Sciarrino Star LedgerAlways dapper Bucky Pizzarelli with Tom McMinn (Bob’s cousin and Vice President, Market Manager with Investors Bank, one of the sponsors for the event) at the Bucky Pizzarelli headlines Guitar Summit at MorristownJazz Blues Festival 8-16-142014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival in Morristown, NJ (8-16-14). Love that tie, Bucky!

Wonderful photo of Bucky on stage from Robert Sciarrino of the Star Ledger (who took many other great pics!)

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Jack Wilkins & Jimmy Bruno Benedetto Fender booth NAMM 2001 BG news1Flashback Friday 13 years! One of jazz guitar’s all-time best duos – JACK WILKINS & JIMMY BRUNO – performing on Benedettos (custom Fratello and Manhattan, respectively) at Fender Musical Instrument’s NAMM booth in 2001.

More beautiful photos on FB of recently finished guitars!

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