Here are some of our friends who make truly awesome guitars. They are all unique, so check them out:
Jason Kostal is a good friend and a fantastic luthier. His guitars are works of art and should not be missed by anyone seeking the highest quality and greatest sounding instruments. You can see his work at www.kostalguitars.com.
Batson Guitar Company produces really innovative guitars. Cory Batson utilizes unique designs and
details that can't be found elsewhere. Check them out at www.batsonguitars.com.
Their Northeast U.S. representative is George Giannaris. He can be found at www.sweetacoustic.com.
We just met Gordy Bischoff at the Montreal Guitar Show in July. He is a terrfic luthier who produces a wide range of guitars and ukuleles. Pre-built and custom instruments are available at www.bischoffguitars.com.
If you're looking for archtop guitars, you've got to see Erich Solomon's guitars. They are elegant and wonderfully designed.
Visit www.solomonguitars.com for more info.
Your Perfect Guitar is run by Bob Singer. He's a great guy who can make your most exotic guitar dream come true. From picking out wood sets to consulting on the guitar that will truly work for you, Bob is the guy to make it happen. Definitely go through his site at www.YourPerfectGuitar.com and then give him a call. You will not be disappointed.
For a selection of great guitars and truly knowledgable advice, go to CR Guitars in Rhinebeck, NY. Craig and Renée have a beautiful salon in the center of Rhinebeck with a tremendous selection of Collings, Marchione, Sadowsky, Blackbird and other guitars. Their site is www.crguitars.com.
Jerry DeMeo is a great friend of ours who plays all over Long Island (and Florida, sometimes). Whether it's fingerstyle, flat -picking, or singing the blues, it's always a treat to hear him perform. Check out jerrydemeo.com for his upcoming gigs.