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New Economy Model

Thanks to Megan Blythe and her Dad for developing this new economy model: Dear Roger,I have been pining over a new bass for months now, and so I asked for a Sadowsky bass guitar for Christmas. But because of our lack of funds, my dad found a much more cost effective way for me to[…]>>

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Premier Guitar

Thanks to Kevin Borden for including me in his Premier Guitar article “Milestones In Vintage Bass Evolution”:Roger Sadowsky: When I was entrenched in NYC retail between 1977 and 1978, pre-CBS basses were hot. The ’70s products from the major manufacturers were lousy out of the box and required a major setup, and possibly fret work. (Dave[…]>>

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Jim Hall Begins West Coast Tour

A very nice post by Terry Liberty on the Jimmy Bruno Forum:http://www.jimmybruno.com/forum I got a chance to see and hear Jim Hall last night at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle.  I had my misgivings about going since the 150 mile drive and late evening are not to be chosen lightly.  I also wondered if Jim[…]>>

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Facebook and Twitter

Resistance is Futile!!! I know this is a very obtuse pun, but this is former tennis star Bjorg Borg. After resisting as long as I could, we have finally become part of the Borg called Facebook and Twitter.  I had felt that between my accessibility, our website, our web forum and this blog, that we[…]>>

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The Big Move!

After 9 years in Brooklyn, we will soon be moving to Queens (Long Island City).  We had to move as the landlord is renovating the entire floor of the building. Here is what our current shop looked like 9 years ago! I had moved from 1500 sq ft in Manhattan to 4000 sq ft in[…]>>