ANTIQUEBURST READY TO GO

This stunning new Bravo model guitar is now available in Bob’s Boutique and ready to ship immediately!

The Bravo model is the ultimate instrument for the gigging pro or aspiring hobbyist. Built with laminated spruce top, laminated maple back, and solid maple sides, this model has an immediate response, and clear, even projection. Paired with a Benedetto A-6 pickup, the Bravo will perform as well on an outdoor festival stage as in the corner of a coffee shop. The fit, finish, and feel will compare to our finest carved models but with the added durability and stability a player can feel comfortable weather on tour in Europe or heading out to the local jam session.

Click here for details and more pictures by Stephanie Ward.

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JUST HANGIN’ AROUND

A trip into the hanging room reveals some truly stunning spec guitars on the way… Don’t feel blue if you have to play “I Spy” to get the whole picture (*wink*). Contact Jackson Evans to reserve one of these beauties for yourself.

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COLORADO BOUND

Come join us at this great show produced by our friends at Henriksen Amplifiers! Click the pic for details.

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CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF PAT MARTINO

Tomorrow, August 25th, is Pat Martino’s 75th birthday!!! We at Benedetto can’t thank the maestro enough for his mammoth contributions to the jazz guitar canon. We’re honored to build the Pat Martino Signature Model guitar and wish him many more years of health, happiness, and blistering solos!!!

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ARTIST IN PRINT

Congratulations to UNT Professor, Benedetto Artist, and now Author, Davy Mooney on the publishing of his new book, “Personalizing Jazz Vocabulary.” You can click here to purchase the book directly from the publisher, Mel Bay either in print or as an e-book.

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CRAZY FOR COCOBOLO

A few months ago we shared some photos of some incredible, exotic hardwoods we acquired from a friend in California. Well, here is a peek at the first guitar to emerge from the pile! Damon has carved this incredibly hard and highly figured piece of Cocobolo for a gorgeous, 16″ Sinfonietta model. The board was thick enough for two backs so it could be used for another of our flagship model guitars.

 

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BERKLEE GOES TO JAPAN

Berklee Professor, Mark White with his Bravo Elite after a series of clinics at the Koyo School of Music in Kyoto. Koyo has a partnership with Berklee allowing their student’s credits to transfer after being accepted to study at the Boston campus.

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ANOTHER SMASHING SUCCESS

Once again, the Miner Family Winery Benedetto Cabernet Release Concert was a sold out hit! This year, long-time Benedetto Artist, Howard Alden was backed by CEO and President, Howard Paul, bassist, Maggie Evans and drummer, Curt Moore. Dave Miner himself, and Sophia Thompson Padron joined in the fun with featured performances! Photos by Mike Oria.

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LIVE IN LONDON

Our friend Paulo Morello showing off his Pat Martino Signature Model after a show at the legendary jazz club, Ronnie Scott’s in London.

“Just back from a wonderful gig with Philip Catherine at Ronnie Scott‘s in London – I played the Pat guitar and had great fun!”-Paulo Morrello

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IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS


Master Luthier, Damon Mailand shared one of the many details to which he pays close attention when carving a Bambino Elite.

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