Since December 2019, Dr. PATRICK WOLLNY has become the owner and curator of the Benedetto Guitars Archives Collection. (see dropdown in menu under “More Benedetto History.) It was Bob’s and my great fortune to connect with Patrick. What started as a few email exchanges about Bob’s “Body and Soul” biographical DVD by Bill Doyle in […]
The Celebration of the Life of Legend Pat Martino begins Thursday, November 3, 2022, at historic Somers Point, NJ and continues through Sunday, November 6, 2022. Click here to see the fantastic video interview by Jazz Guitar Today’s Bob Bakert… interviewing Pat’s long time manager and close friend Joe Donofrio and Bill Millkowski, longtime journalist […]
CLICK HERE to watch the always amazing Chico Pinheiro and Romero Lubambo duo on two Benedettos at Miner Family Winery August 2022. Chico Pinheiro plays the Benedetto Vinodetto X. Romero Lubambo plays La CREMONA AZZURRA from the Blue Guitar Collection. Youtube video courtesy Dave Miner
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 […]
CLICK HERE to read the exclusive JAZZ GUITAR TODAY review by contributor Brad Jeter who takes a very close look at the Benedetto 16B. (and we are thrilled!) Special thanks to Brad Jeter and Bob Bakert!
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
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 […]
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!)
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 […]
(Howard Alden, Howard Paul, Chico Pinheiro, Mark Peterson, Dave Miner, Quentin Baxter) Since 2005, Miner Family Winery has produced world-class jazz guitar concerts in conjunction with the release of Miner Benedetto Signature Cabernet Sauvignon. Cheers to great wine and jazz! Click here for photos of past concerts! Miner Wines and Benedetto Gallery
This Saturday, August 18, 2018, marks the 12th Miner Benedetto Wine release concert, this year featuring Howard Paul Brian Nova and Chico Pinheiro. (sorry it’s Sold Out but Mike Oria will take amazing photos!) On Monday, August 20, 2018, Paul and Nova will perform a 50th Anniversary Concert at the renowned Kuumbwa Jazz . Special thanks […]
The Miner Benedetto Signature Cabernet Sauvignon is all sold out but Miner Family Winery has lots of romantic red wine for the sweetheart(s) in your life – plus a lot of cool wine gifts…. Happy Valentine’s Day! Click here to get shopping!