JOHNNY SMITH – An exceptional jazz guitarist and, more importantly, an exceptional human being. Johnny, we’ll miss you so much.
Love from all your friends and fans at Benedetto Guitars!
Special thanks to Dr. Ron UscinskiGuild Benedetto Signature Johnny Smith Award archtop guitar, at his home in Colorado Springs 2003, by Kirk Speer
Photo at left: Fender Musical Instruments sponsored Benedetto/Guild Jazz Masters Concert at NAMM Show in LA Jan 2000. l to r, back: Roy McDonald, Bob Benedetto, Howard Paul, Bill Doyle. Front: Johnny Smith and Bruce Bolen