Headed to the Netherlands, our Bravo Elite model is a 16″ x 2-1/2″ carved archtop sans binding with a built-in B6 pickup, violin tailpiece and all ebony appointments. As stunning as it is high performance, this elegant instrument feature the same aesthetic as our La Venezia model, but designed for amplified performance with more limited feedback potential.
Photos by Stephanie Ward.
This Bravo Model may give you deja vu, as it’s our second opulent brown model currently available in the Boutique. Available for immediate shipment to a new home! Opulent brown finish, 16″ x 2-1/2″ body, 25″ scale with 1-3/4″ nut, hardshell case included.
If you’ve always wanted a Bravo, this one is ready!
$5,000 with hard shell case.
This antiqueburst 16B model, now available for immediate shipment, brings back a little nostalgia with the body lines of Bob’s custom-made 16″ guitars from the 1990s. It borrows its binding package, headstock shape, tuners and EPS tailpiece from the Bravo Deluxe, and the A-6 built-in gold pickup from the Bravo model. The inlaid “Benedetto” logo is abalone. It is the most gig-friendly carved guitar in our line, remarkably responsive and feedback resistant. It can be yours!!!
Price: $10,000 (includes deluxe hardshell case)
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Check out this soundcheck with Benedetto Artist Ulf Wakenius!
Say hello to our next Bob’s Boutique Guitars! Antiqueburst 16-B S2423 and Opulent Brown Bravo S2430.
More details coming soon to the Boutique. Beat the rush and pickup either (or both ) with an email to Jackson Evans.
The Savannah Tribune announced the 36th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival line-up yesterday! Visit beautiful Savannah for the live jazz next month, and drop by Benedetto for a tour while you’re here!!!
2017 marks the 36th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival, the Lowcountry’s only entirely free week-long music festival featuring regional and national wordclass jazz. Sponsored by the City of Savannah Cultural Affairs Department and others Including Miner Family Wines, The Marymor Family Foundation, and others, the festival takes place in venues around Savannah, culminating with three days in Savannah’s historic Forsyth Park September 17 – 23.
This year’s featured headliners include jazz legend Wycliff Gordon, blues superstars Selwyn Birchwood and Victor Wainwright, intrepid jazz vocalist Carmen Bradford, Javon Jackson, and the Palmetto Latin Jazz Band. A special treat this year on the traditional Monday evening movie night features the premiere of the Ben Tucker Documentary on the Savannah jazz legend’s life at the Savannah College of Art and Design’s historic Lucas Theater.
SOLD! Our spec Bravo models don’t stay on the shelf long. Yesterday, the custom Autumnburst Bravo and the Blonde Bravo Deluxe found homes. We made both available just over a week ago in Bob’s Boutique. We still have a Natural-finish Bravo Deluxe and an Opulent Brown Bravo ready to ship that were very recently made available, as well! Strike while the iron is hot!!!
“Fred said, ‘Joe, how would you like to be Handyman Negri?’”
“I said, ‘You gotta be kidding. I can’t hammer a nail straight!’”
“He said, ‘That’s OK. It’s all pretend.’”
For 35 years, Mr. Negri appeared on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” as Handyman Negri. Just as Fred Rogers had said, his lack of repair skills never hampered him in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. But his jazzy guitar licks certainly came in handy when he played with guests Wynton Marsalis, Mabel Mercer, Tony Bennett and Yo-Yo Ma and with the rest of the TV show’s quartet — musical director Johnny Costa on piano, Carl McVicker Jr. on bass and Bobby Rawsthorne on drums.
Read the full article about the fabulous life of Benedetto Artist Joe Negri from the Pittsburgh Gazette.
Also, don’t miss the Jazz Cabaret at St. Barnabas: Celebrating Joe Negri
When: 7 p.m. Aug. 11
Where: Kean Theatre
5847 Meridian Road, Richland (15044)
Tickets: $15 at 435-222-2849
Roland Balogh with his Benedetto at the Csíki Jazz Festival 2017.
“I’ve had the pleasure of hearing and evaluating some exceptional guitarists, and one that repetitively comes to mind is Roland Balogh. I suggest for those of you who are seriously interested, to add this gentleman on your list of formidable upcoming guitarists, and watch what happens.” – Pat Martino