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.
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 […]
National Guitar Museum… striking the right chord (always!) HP Newquist, NGM’s Founder and Executive Director, along with his daughter photographer Kat Newquist just completed the traveling guitar museum’s 29th(!!) exhibit. It is now open to the public at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science from Nov. 19, 2021 to April 17, 2022. The Benedetto […]
New… handmade from Bob’s shop… The Benedetto Neck Rest! It is the proprietary designed neck rest used exclusively at Benedetto Guitars in Savannah, Ga. Made of laminated woods and cushioned with 1/4” 100% wool felt.
Freelance Guitarist, Arranger and Composer Doug MacDonald has recorded over 20 CDs performing as the primary artist and over 50 CDs joining multi-talented artists. MacDonald’s musicianship evokes thoughts of such artists as Chet Baker and Sinatra, to name a few, who performed and excelled in a particular style their entire careers while keeping it fresh for […]
CLICK HERE to read the beautiful tribute to Bucky Pizzarelli by Bob Bakert in Jazz Guitar Today with photo gallery assembled by JGT’s Joe Perry. Click here for a photo Gallery on the Pizzarelli’s over the years
Jocelyn Gould is a fast rising star. An accomplished guitarist, bandleader and educator, she holds a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University where she studied with acclaimed guitarist Randy Napoleon. From her adopted hometown of New York City, Jocelyn developed a profile that has taken her to international festivals—such as the St. Lucia, […]
Highlighting one image of Bucky Pizzarelli‘s amazing career (he’s still playing well into his 90s!) isn’t easy but here is a favorite of ours taken on the set of The Today Show in NYC, 1978. Bucky performs with venerable bassist Slam Stewart.