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.
Special thanks to Jazz Guitar Today’s Bob Bakert and Joe Perry for the fantastic video interviews of both Damon Mailand and Bob Benedetto. Click here to see the videos on Jazz Guitar Today. Bob Bakert is a veteran of the guitar industry and is knowledgeable as well as charming! Thank you, Damon, for keeping […]
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 […]
Reposting the amazing cover story Jazz Guitar Today magazine did on jazz legend Pat Martino. Pat Martino is a legend whose vision and philosophical outlook transcends music right down to the essence of energy and life. BOB BAKERT Editor, Jazz Guitar Today (story by Bob Bakert, photo gallery by Joe Perry) The Benedetto Pat […]
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 […]
CHICO PINHEIRO is hotter than ever. He gained notoriety in his home country and abroad with two solo releases, both of which scored “Top 10 Best Albums of the Year” awards in Brazil. A self-taught musician who started playing guitar and piano at age seven, Pinheiro began performing at 15, and later graduated from Berklee College […]
For over a dozen years, Master Luthier Damon Mailand has continued the Benedetto legacy of making exquisite jazz guitars. He is shown above with Sinfonietta model, serial #S2166, in 2014. photo by Stephanie Ward