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Happy Thanksgiving

For all of you reading this blog who are not from the US, we just celebrated our Thanksgiving Holiday.  Part of this holiday tradition is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade which takes place in NYC.  This year, the Colombian singer Juanes was a featured performer.  Juanes has 17 Latin Grammys, more than any other artist.[…]>>

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From the Archives! Roger circa 1975

This is a photo of me restoring a Martin C3 archtop that belonged to a fantastic guitarist named Benji Aronoff.      This was during my 5 year stint as head of the repair shop at Medley Music in PA.  This was the Ardmore shop before they moved the store to Bryn Mawr. Notice the[…]>>

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Latin Grammys

I am very proud of all of our friends who won at the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on November 11th.  Juan Luis Guerra won three Grammys for his new CD “A son de Guerra” and Gilberto Gil won two Grammys.   We also just finished a guitar for Alejandro Sanz, who won[…]>>

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THE OFFICIAL BASS OF LATE NIGHT!

I am extremely thrilled and also very humbled at winning the Late Night Trifecta!  The new Conan show began last night, Nov 8th, with Conan alum Mike Merritt, as the bassist with the Jimmy Vivino Basic Cable Band (love that name!).  Mike can be seen playing his new Sadowsky Vintage style 4-24 with PJ pickups.[…]>>

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German Perez, Artist Extraordinaire!

One of my friends is German Perez, probably the most famous living artist from the Dominican Republic.  German lives in Manhattan and Punta Cana with his wife Maria and their two children and we have been friends for many years.  About a dozen years ago, he asked me if I had a guitar he could[…]>>