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.
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.
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 […]
“Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the GUITAR” is a touring art exhibition of the National Guitar Museum that comprises over 40 unique guitars, illustrations, and photographs. The Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, Florida is hosting the exhibition till Sept. 2, 2018. Don’t miss NGM’S “Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World” exhibit […]
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!
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 […]