A collection of historic photos and details on all things Benedetto!

CELEBRATING 51 YEARS: 1968-2019!

IN THE LIMELIGHT...

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PURE PINHEIRO
November 24, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


CHICO PINHEIRO is hotter than ever. He gained notoriety in his home country and abroad with two solo...


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JAZZ MAESTROS
November 15, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Giuseppe Continenza and Bireli Lagrene’s duo is the cover story in the November 2019 issue...


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SEVEN COME ELEVEN
October 23, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Wayne Wilkinson & Jackson Evans – Seven Come Eleven Wayne Wilkinson and Benedetto Guitars Customer...


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25 YEARS LATER
October 8, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


A look back on reviews of Making an Archtop Guitar from 1994/1995:   The 1994 edition is out of print....


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A CUT ABOVE
September 23, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


We were recently honored to be interviewed by Linda of Hock Tools, wife and marketing guru of Ron Hock,...


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“ARCH”ITECTURAL INTEREST
August 29, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


20th Anniversary of the Benedetto ARCHTOP PLANS. “The tracings were done by an architect named...


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TOUR DE FORCE
August 22, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Jazz guitarist, composer and educator Giuseppe Continenza is currently touring Italy with jazz guitarist Biréli...


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MAJOR MINER
August 17, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


(Howard Alden, Howard Paul, Chico Pinheiro, Mark Peterson, Dave Miner, Quentin Baxter) Since 2005, Miner...


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CHUCK WAYNE’S REIGN
August 5, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Iconic Jazz Guitarist Chuck Wayne with his 1982 custom Benedetto, New Jersey, circa 1982. Amazing video...


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PIZZAZZ-ERELLI!
July 21, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Highlighting one image of Bucky Pizzarelli‘s amazing career (he’s still playing well into...


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MATE PALASTI
July 11, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Máté Palásti is a Hungarian guitarist who plays jazz, Latin, Brazilian, flamenco, and fusion,...


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NATIONAL GUITAR MUSEUM 2019
July 4, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar” is a traveling art installation...


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BRIAN FITZGERALD UNVEILED
June 25, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Brian Fitzgerald, the Artist Administrator/Education Coordinator of the venerable Kuumbwa Jazz,...


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PAST, PRESENT BUT ALWAYS…
June 17, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


An updated Gallery of Benedetto Players through the years! BENEDETTO PLAYERS


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ESSENTIAL ALDEN
June 8, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Twenty five years ago, in 1994, Howard Alden recorded The Howard Alden Trio: Your Story – The Music...


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PLANE PLENITUDE
June 2, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


New batch of Benedetto Palm planes in the works June 2 2019


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MARVELOUS MACDONALD
May 28, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Benedetto Player Doug MacDonald with Bravo guitar  Doug MacDonald’s latest release is Califournia...


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IN PLANE VIEW
May 22, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Available from Stewart MacDonald Guitar Shop Supply!


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LAVISH LUBAMBO
May 17, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


ROMERO LUBAMBO   Romero Lubambo


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CULTIVATED COMINOLI
May 10, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Lorenzo Cominoli is an Italian jazz guitarist, teacher and composer. He is also the artistic director...


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EUBANKS EUREKA
May 6, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Long-time New Orleans jazz guitarist and Benedetto Player John Eubanks performs with a La Venezia model....


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GREENE ROOM
May 2, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Barry Greene at the 2015 Savannah Jazz Festival – Mansion on Forsyth – photo by Susan Stanton...


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GRACEFUL GRAY
April 27, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Lucian Gray on Instagram Lucian Gray Lucian Gray Discovery through the Arts


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DEFT-HANDED
April 23, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


A selection of left-handed archtops over the years


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BRAVO, BEAUDOIN
April 17, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Gerry Beaudoin and Jack Wilkins, Benedetto Players Concert, 1997. Photo by Norman Wilson Gerry Beaudoin


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ART OF CARVING
April 12, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Master Luthier Wyatt Wilkie demonstrates the Benedetto Model CS100 double convex sole palm plane. Kudos...


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WILSON WOWS
April 10, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Benedetto Player Dan Wilson with his Benedetto… Dan Wilson  


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BENEDETTO VIOLINS
April 1, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Benedetto violins made in the 1990s in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania   About Benedetto Violins


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THE APPEAL OF NEEL
March 31, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Multi-instrumentalist Benedetto Player Doug Neel with Bravo 7-String   Douglas Neel


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KUDOS TO KESSEL
March 27, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  A JVC Tribute to Legendary Barney Kessel June 25, 1997, Danny and Sylvia Kaye Playhouse, New York...


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BLUE CHIP
March 24, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Chip Henderson at the 2014 Cartagena International Guitar Festival in Columbia – photo by Grupo Creativo...


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HAPPY SPRING!
March 21, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


SPRING FOR A BENEDETTO!


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IN AWE OF ALLMAN
March 19, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Long-time friend and Benedetto Player Anne Allman at the shop in Savannah, 2009, shown with her Bravo...


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MOONEY MAGIC
March 16, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Davy Mooney with his Bravo Deluxe, Savannah, 2019 Davy Mooney


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AHEAD OF THE CURVE
March 14, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Click here to view our new BENEDETTO PALM PLANES!


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GREAT GREG
March 14, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Guitarist and Composer Greg Lamy Home


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DISTINCTIVE DICKERT
March 12, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Dr. LH Dickert and his class from Winthrop University visit Benedetto Guitars in Savannah, 2010 THANKS...


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WILKINSON WOWS
March 9, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


The great Wayne Wilkinson (he has an amazing website!) with his Ben-bino… one of his three Benedettos!...


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EXQUISITE ESCHETE
March 7, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Ron Escheté with Benedetto 7-String 1985 youtube Ron Escheté, 7-string jazz guitar virtuoso,...


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PIONEER PETERSEN
March 4, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Jack Petersen is a renowned pioneer in jazz education who revolutionized guitar education. (photo via flickr)...


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BODY AND SOLE
March 1, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Our new Benedetto Palm Planes (featuring Double Convex Sole and Flat Sole models) are now available from Stewart...


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JUST JAZZ JONES
February 28, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Rodney Jones at a recording in 2018 with his Bambino Deluxe. Fantastic image by Matthew Parrish  Rodney...


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JACKSON EVANS, EVERMORE
February 26, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Happy Birthday to Jackson Evans! Jackson is the Customer Relations Manager at Benedetto Guitars (since...


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JAZZY JACK
February 24, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Jack Wilkins with his 1988 Fratello model, 1992 Click here to view some of our favorite Archive photos...


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TAYLOR-MADE
February 22, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Taylor Roberts


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STRINGTIME
February 20, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


1997 Benedetto Violin


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CRISTOBAL’S CHARISMA
February 18, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Cristobal Gomez and his Benedetto Bambino recording “I’ll be Seeing You”


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ARCH ART
February 15, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Click here to view more Arch Art from over the years.  


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VERY VALENTINE!
February 14, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 





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CENTER STAGE!
February 13, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


HAL LEONARD HONORS CENTERSTREAM Hal Leonard celebrates its 35 year Anniversary with Ron Middlebrook of  Centerstream...


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PLANE TO SEE!
February 10, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Our first shipment of Benedetto palm planes heading off to Stewart-MacDonald tomorrow! (plus more in the works)...


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FENDER FLASHBACK
February 7, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Click here for a few highlights from our Fender/Guild years


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LUSH LEANDRO
February 4, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Leandro Pellegrino View this post on Instagram One of the prettiest ballads from the great American...


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BODY AND SOUL
February 1, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


ANIMA E CORPO (Body and Soul) custom 7-String commissioned by Bill Doyle in 1995 incorporated signatures...


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THE BEST OF BALOGH
January 29, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Benedetto Player Roland Balogh with his transblack Bravo Deluxe, 2018   View his profile...


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SOULFUL STANDRING
January 27, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  Long-time Benedetto Player Chris Standring with his Bambino model… visit his new website to...


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BRAVO, LUCA!
January 25, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Luca di Luzio Blue(s) Room Trio in concert with Benedetto GA-35  Zingarò Jazz Club di Faenza, Italy,...


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JAZZY GERRY
January 24, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Gerry Beaudoin with custom 7-String, 2014


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SUMNERTIME
January 21, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


University of Louisiana Monroe Professor Dan Sumner with his spalted BENNY custom, 2014


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CIAO CONTINENZA!
January 19, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Giuseppe Continenza with his custom Cremona, Italy. Photo by Andrea Rotili, 2013


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VARADY VIP
January 16, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


VIP (Very Important Player) Andreas Varady in 2018 with his custom Bambino Deluxe plus Archival photos...


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A IS FOR ALDEN
January 13, 2019 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


A is also for “Ace”! Guitarist extraordinaire Howard Alden visits Benedetto Guitars in Savannah...


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HAVE YOURSELF A JAZZY LITTLE CHRISTMAS
December 8, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Click here to view more Arch Art!


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WE’RE ON INSTAGRAM!
October 31, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Finally, a place to post decades of photos!  🙂  


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CINCINNATI’S NATIONAL GUITAR MUSEUM EXHIBIT
September 23, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


SHOWCASING THE GUITAR’S EVOLUTION THROUGHOUT HISTORY The National Guitar Museum‘s traveling...


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BEVY OF BRAVOS!
September 15, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


The Benedetto Bravo Deluxe is a laminated guitar that looks and feels like a hand carved solid wood guitar....


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LUTHIER LEGACY
August 29, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


For over a dozen years, Master Luthier Damon Mailand has continued the Benedetto legacy of making exquisite...


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PICK YOURSELF UP!
August 25, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Click “Read More” to listen to Howard Paul demonstrating them! 50th Anniversary Standard...


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CHEERS!
August 15, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


This Saturday, August 18, 2018, marks the 12th Miner Benedetto Wine release concert, this year featuring...


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FAN-TASTIC!
August 8, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Bob and I have always loved receiving letters about our guitars over the years (we still have most of them!)...


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ARCHTOPS AT THE APPLETON
August 1, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Bob Benedetto and Howard Paul’s Q&A at the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala Florida, July 29, 2018....


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NATIONAL GUITAR MUSEUM
July 15, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


“Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the GUITAR” is a touring art exhibition of the National...


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INSPIRING!
July 5, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


The Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, FL will feature Howard Paul, President/CEO of Benedetto Guitars,...


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PLAYERS!!!
July 1, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Click here to see the updated Benedetto Players Gallery!


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MONTANA ROCKS
June 17, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  The National Guitar Museum’s “Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World” exhibit...


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SECOND EDITION
April 15, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


The 2018 Second Edition of ‘Making an Archtop Guitar’ is now available!  (Centerstream/Hal...


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50th ANNIV CONCERT
April 3, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Benedetto Guitars was honored to be featured at the 2018 Savannah Music Festival on March 29th. The 50th...


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50th ANNIVERSARY VIDEO!
April 2, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


In 1968, Bob Benedetto cut up his family’s maple kitchen table for his first guitars…the rest...


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HAPPY EASTER!
April 1, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


  “All you need is a “B” guitar” A 2011 art sketch by Norbert Jansen that is still...


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BODY & SOUL DVD
February 20, 2018 by Benedetto Guitars Archives 


Archival Heaven!! Video trailer for Benedetto: Body & Soul, the incredible documentary DVD done...


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