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Martin Guitar to Introduce All-New Modern Deluxe Series at 2019 Winter NAMM

NAZARETH, Pa. (Winter NAMM, HALL D Booth 5602) – January 7, 2019 – C. F. Martin & Co.® (Martin Guitar) will introduce their brand-new Modern Deluxe Series at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, California, January 24-27, 2019. The new series combines … Continue reading

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Industry Icon Martin Guitar and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Save Elephants

Custom Guitars to Include the name Satao to honor Elephant Recently Slaughtered for Ivory Arlington, VA – June 26, 2014 – It’s estimated that there were 1.2 million elephants in Africa in 1980. Now there are only about 430,000, with … Continue reading

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MARTIN’S COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Martin Guitar is committed to corporate responsibility and environmental stewardship. To support this commitment, Martin chose the Rainforest Alliance as their certifying body to achieve Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Chain-of-Custody certification. Being FSC® certified indicates that Martin complies with one … Continue reading

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Yamaha TransAcoustic TA2 Pianos Give Pianists the Best of Both Acoustic and Digital Worlds

ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 24, 2019) — Yamaha today showcased the new TA2 generation of its groundbreaking TransAcoustic pianos. The TransAcoustic TA2 family — comprising four upright and three grand models — adds a host of improved Voices as well as … Continue reading

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Yamaha Introduces the P-121, the Perfect Compact Digital Piano for Beginners and Gigging Musicians Alike

ANAHEIM, Calif. ( January 24, 2019 ) — Yamaha today showcased the P-121 digital piano, the ideal piano for aspiring pianists, as well as gigging musicians looking for an ultra-compact and affordable instrument to take to their next performance. The … Continue reading

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Yamaha AvantGrand N1X Debuts with Uncompromising Concert Grand Piano Sound, Bluetooth Connectivity and App Integration

ANAHEIM (January 24, 2019) — Beginning in 2009, Yamaha enthralled serious pianists with AvantGrand, the world’s first digital acoustic “hybrid” instruments that successfully captured the sound, touch, action and physical resonance of a concert-quality grand piano without the tuning, cost … Continue reading

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10 Guitars You Need to Know #3: Rickenbacker

June 17, 2015 / Tagged: Beginner Lessons, Music History / Author: Lucas Frost 3. Hollow & Electric: The Rickenbacker 330 The resilience of the Rickenbacker 330 hollow-body electric guitar During the 1950s, the popularity of the Fender Telecaster and the … Continue reading

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John Fogerty Is Reunited with His CCR Rickenbacker After 44 Years. By Damian Fanelli February 16, 2017 Artist. Guitar World

Sometime around 1973 or ’74, John Fogerty was at Creedence Clearwater Revival’s rehearsal space in San Francisco. The band had recently broken up, and the successful guitarist/songwriter didn’t really know what lay ahead—at least beyond his new album at the … Continue reading

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Gibson Guitar Greats: Steve Jones

Note-for-note, Steve Jones just may be the most influential rock’n’roll guitar player ever.  Whaaaaaat!? Did I really just write that? Yes I did, and here’s why. Steve Jones only made one album of any significance. But that album was the … Continue reading

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The Common Heritage of the Les Paul and SG Models

Two timeless classics that emerged from the same early drive to establish a cornerstone solid body electric guitar, Gibson’s Les Paul and SG arguably have more in common than not, yet the elements that distinguish them result in two very … Continue reading

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