Celebrating our 29th Anniversary of Making an Archtop Guitar! Published in 1994 by Centerstream Publications and distributed by Hal Leonard. Second edition published in 2018 (also Centerstream/Hal Leonard). Available from Stewart MacDonald Manufacturing.
Andy Summers and Jack Wilkins duo at the 1997 Benedetto Players Concert on Long Island, New York. (Classic American Guitar Show weekend). Andy plays a green custom Manhattan made for Benedetto’s daughter Gina in 1995. Jack plays his Fratello model. Fantastic photo by Norman Wilson.
With a career spanning over 50 years, Howard Alden has played with the best of the best. Click here to watch the incredible interview with Bob Bakert and Howard Alden on Jazz Guitar Today’s website. With the warmth and skill of a great interviewer, Bob Bakert has Howard share the highlights and insights on his […]
We are honored to be featured in Henriksen Amps Guitar Stories: Corey Christiansen Special thanks to Corey Christiansen, featured with his Benedetto Pat Martino Signature model. Corey Christiansen on Instagram A prolific author as well as active player, click here to see Corey’s many books by Mel Bay Publications Click here to view Corey Christiansen Trio’s […]
Two new features on jazz guitar great & Benedetto Player Wayne Wilkinson! Click here to read feature on Wayne Wilkinson in the Colorado Springs Gazette Wayne Wilkinson is also highlighted on the KSQD radio show March 18, 2021, 7 pm. Click on March 18, 2021 and then the 7 pm time slot for “Jazz […]
Howard Alden is the consummate jazz guitarist. It’s been an honor to have him play Benedetto Guitars for 28 years. Click here to view a video from Howard at the Old Town School of Folk Music’s Jazz Guitar Program in Chicago, where he talks Benedetto with one of his custom 7-Strings. About Howard Alden Howard […]
Great article from USA Today that includes Howard Paul, Benedetto Guitar’s Pres/CEO, interviewed at the recent 2020 NAMM Show in Anaheim. Click here to see more photos from Benedetto Guitars NAMM Booth! About Howard Paul… Beautiful Benedetto Guitars (yup, they’re available!)
Randy Napoleon is a sublime guitarist, composer and arranger. Known as a forward-thinking musician with a passion for the jazz tradition, Napoleon cut his teeth touring with pianist Benny Green, The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Michael Bublé, and a thirteen year tenure with Freddy Cole. Napoleon has performed or arranged on over seventy records, arranging as […]
Wunderkind Andreas Varady continues his mastery of jazz guitar and is featured in the December 2019 issue of Jazz Guitar Today! (special thanks to JGT!) photo above: Dublin Jazz Photography A second article features his newest Bambino Deluxe! Visit Andreas’ Instagram page Visit Andreas Varady’s website page Andreas Off Broadway youtube video by Quincy Jones Andreas […]
We were recently honored to be interviewed by Linda of Hock Tools, wife and marketing guru of Ron Hock, the famous maker of world-class Hock blades. Click here to read the Hock Tools interview and get a glimpse into all the amazing products and services the Hocks offer!! Special thanks to Linda for over-the-top interview (plus hilarious […]
Brian Fitzgerald, the Artist Administrator/Education Coordinator of the venerable Kuumbwa Jazz, with his Benedetto BRAVO 7-String guitar. Brian Fitzgerald (7- and 6-string guitars) is an active member of the Bay Area music scene. An accomplished jazz guitarist and teacher, he draws from a deep musical background and education, covering a wide range of influences. […]
Lorenzo Cominoli is an Italian jazz guitarist, teacher and composer. He is also the artistic director and founder of the “Jazz Club Borgomanero” and the “Orta Jazz Festival.” Educator and Director, Four Music School Founder/Artistic Director, Jazz Club Borgomanero Founder/Artistic Director @orta_jazz_festival Lorenzo Cominoli
SHOWCASING THE GUITAR’S EVOLUTION THROUGHOUT HISTORY The National Guitar Museum‘s traveling Exhibit : GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World is currently at Cincinnati’s recently restored Cincinnati Museum (cincymuseum.org) through January 1, 2019. Below: Benedetto Guitars exhibit at Cincinnati’s Museum – Photo by Phil Armstrong, Cincinnati Refined 2018 “The guitar is the most enduring icon […]
The Benedetto Bravo Deluxe is a laminated guitar that looks and feels like a hand carved solid wood guitar. One of our most popular models, it’s become a jazz standard all its own. A bevy of Bravo Deluxes in every shade is now available on Bob’s Boutique – so you can find your own tone […]
Bob and I have always loved receiving letters about our guitars over the years (we still have most of them!) We received this beautiful image of a 1998 electric prototype and two 1992 Limelite models from Chris Davis: “I took a few shots of your guitars, here’s one you may like. The Limelite on the […]
Well, it has taken me two years to post again but since 2018 is the 50th Anniversary of Benedetto Guitars, it is more timely now (and I have no more procrastination excuses). Our new Archival site will feature guitars, concerts, players (and more guitars!) since 1968. Please visit BENEDETTO GUITARS for the latest on guitars currently […]