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Inspiration!

I just received the following email from Annie Harris regarding her daughter Aubrey. Dear Mr. Sadowsky   I just wanted to say thank you for providing inspiration to my daughter, Aubrey, who decided 2 years ago to play bass when she learned about Tal Wilkenfeld.  At the age of 12 she fell in love with[…]>>

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Go Ahead, Make My Day!

Hello Roger. I just wanted to send an email expressing how impressed I am with you as a business owner and person. You always take time to respond to forum threads and are always willing to help. This is a quality lacking in today’s society. I do not own a Sadowsky bass as I am on[…]>>

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A letter worth sharing….

May 30, 2011   Roger and Crew,   For the past five or so weeks I have had in my position a wonderfully crafted LS 17. The guitar is everything that I could have hoped for and more. The attention to detail is beyond anything that I have every owned in my 35 plus years[…]>>

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Keith Richards

In 1990, I had just completed my first Electric Nylon guitar when Pierre DeBeauport, then guitar tech for The Rolling Stones, came to the shop to prepare us for working on their instruments in preparation for The Steel Wheels tour.  I showed the Electric Nylon to Pierre and he thought Keith Richards might be interested[…]>>

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CITES, LACEY and Endangered Species Laws

There has been a lot of media coverage of the second raid on the Gibson factory in Nashville by armed U.S. Fish and Wildlife agents on August 24.   I was asked by the local NPR station, WNYC, to be a guest on their program “Soundcheck” to discuss these issues, along with Fretboard Journal contributor[…]>>

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John Abercrombie

I go back a long time with John Abercrombie…and was very proud when one of the T-style guitars I made for him became his main axe for many years: This guitar has a basswood body, a flame maple top, and a HSH pickup configuration. Here is a good video of John playing this guitar: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2zts2_john-abercrombie-jazz-guitar_music[…]>>

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Jonnie Miles

During the late 80’s, one of the guitar magazines was doing an article on me and sent Jonnie Miles to do photography.  I recently came across his website and was blown away by what a great photographer he is.  His website is www.jonniemiles.com Check out his music section under “Portfolio”.  This photo was taken at my[…]>>

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Bob Mann

Bob Mann has been a studio giant for decades……producing, arranging and playing guitar with Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, Steve Tyrell and many more.   Bob recently acquired a road worthy Jim Hall model to replace his L-5, which had been destroyed by one too many airline handlers.   Bob performed with the guitar for the[…]>>

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Paul and Julia Adamy

Long time Sadowsky player, Paul Adamy, was recently featured with his daughter Julia in the AFM magazine, International Musician. I go back over 25 years with Paul and he has been holding down the “bottom” at Mama Mia for many years. Link to the article here:http://www.myvirtualpaper.com/doc/AFM_IM/international-musician-july-2011/2011070401/?key=fdf4b9329958f3fa1a808d18a853b38d#24