BETTER LATE THAN NEVER


Davy Mooney performing “Tarde” with Felipe Silveira, Thiago Alves, Woody Witt, and Paulinho Vicente.

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SOUTH JERSEY JAZZ

Benedetto President CEO, Howard Paul is heading North this weekend for the Jazz at the Point Organ Summit presented by the South Jersey Jazz Society. He’ll play with Tony Monaco Trio on Friday at 9:30PM and then in a duo with Jimmy Bruno for the Benedetto Jazz Brunch on Sunday morning at 11:00AM. See the image below for the complete festival schedule.

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25 YEARS OF “MAKING AN ARCHTOP GUITAR”

This fall marks the 25 year anniversary of Bob Benedetto’s revealing look at the techniques used by the world’s finest luthiers. More than any other comment, people tell us about their experiences with this book. It’s a very telling tribute to the massive influence of Bob has had in the industry. The second edition is available in the Benedetto Gear Store.

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“COMMON TONES” BY RANDY NAPOLEON NOW AVAILABLE

Huge congratulations to Benedetto Artist, Randy Napoleon on the release of his latest record, “Common Tones.” You can hear this recording in all the usual places and purchase your own copy at the Detroit Music Factory website or at one of the dates of his current tour.

Randy is a master of tone and taste so we are incredibly proud and honored he has chosen to record and perform with a Bravo Deluxe model!

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BLACK LIMBA BAMBINO DELUXE

This gorgeous new addition to Bob’s Boutique features a one-of-a-kind black limba top. Otherwise standard with a 14 1/2″ lower bout, 25″ scale, 1 11/16″ nut, and a single A-6 pickup, this Bambino Deluxe will be equally at home on just about any stage or at any gig.

Click here for more details and pictures.

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ELECTRIC MADNESS


A comparison of two electric models currently available in Bob’s Boutique.

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THROWBACK TO ROMERO


A look back to four years ago when Romero Lubambo visited us in Savannah and spent some quality time with Howard Paul’s 16-B.

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FIDDLEBACK #2

This highly customized Gypsy Elite model features the second of two mahogany back sets we purchased from the infamous Hibdon Fiddleback tree.  Adorned with a matching neck, 1 11/16″ nut width, custom neck depth, and custom body depth, this guitar is a stunning example of the kind unique treatments we can apply to Bob’s timeless designs.

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A GUITAR FIT FOR ZEUS

Sure, this guitar made with ambrosia maple references the ambrosia beetles responsible for its unique coloration, but we think the reference to the sustenance of the mythical Greek gods is equally apt. This stunning 16-B is completely one-of-a-kind and certainly worthy of the Benedetto moniker. For more pictures and a detailed description head over to Bob’s Boutique.

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ORGAN TRIO MADNESS


It’s hard to believe it has already been a week since Wayne Wilkinson took the stage for the Organ Trio Madness showcase at the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival with his custom Bravo Elite! Enjoy this clip from the show.

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