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 […]
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 […]
A JVC Tribute to Legendary Barney Kessel June 25, 1997, Danny and Sylvia Kaye Playhouse, New York City, Produced by Charles Carlini for the JVC Festival back row: Peter Leitch, John Pizzarelli, Ray Gogarty, Frank Vignola, Vic Juris, Ron Affif, Howard Alden, John Abercrombie, and Jimmy Bruno 2nd row: Gene Bertoncini, Billy Bauer, […]
ANIMA E CORPO (Body and Soul) custom 7-String commissioned by Bill Doyle in 1995 incorporated signatures of 80 great jazz guitarists including Tony Mottola, Johnny Smith, Les Paul, George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Pat Martino and 74 more! Serial #47202
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 […]
Archival Heaven!! Video trailer for Benedetto: Body & Soul, the incredible documentary DVD done by Bill Doyle back in 2004. Click here to order the full 4 hour DVD direct from Mel Bay. It’s even more special all these years later!