Garrison Fewell (1953 – 2015)

Garrison Fewell was a senior faculty member at the Berklee College of Music.  In addition to Garrison Fewell with Benedetto Bambino-Foto Luciano Rossettiteaching generations of some of the finest guitarists to emerge from Boston, he was a prolific player who traveled around the world performing and teaching in workshops and clinics.

He was fluent in Italian and French, and taught in over 40 conservatories in Europe.  His recordings have had much critical acclaim including Guitar Player’s Editor’s Choice for Best Recording in 1996.  In addition to his love of music and international culture, he was a wine expert who blogged about fine Italian wines and Burgundies!

Garrison performed on a BAMBINO model. (shown here performing in Italy 2012)

Photo by Luciano Rossetti@Phocus

(Garrison also played a BRAVO ELITE (Serial #S2114) since May 2013. (photo below by Stephanie Ward)

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