Sadowsky News and Updates

30 Years with Okada International

October 18, 2017

One day in 1987 I received a call from the man on the right, named Tatsuo Okada. He called me to ask if he could distribute my instruments in Japan. For the next 30 years Okada International would become my #1 dealer in the world and well as my partner in my Japan production of the MetroLine and the Sadowsky Archtop Jazz Guitars. Tomorrow, I head for Japan to celebrate our 30th Anniversary. Pictured below…

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Walter Becker 1950-2017

October 5, 2017

A gallery of photos of my 20+ years with Walter Becker. He started visiting my workshop around 1990 and bought his first guitar from me for the first Steely Dan tour in 1992. It was a Candy Apple Red strat style guitar and it ultimately found a new home at a Hard Rock Cafe. He was a regular at the workshop for the next 20 years. He will be missed. Click on the photos for…

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Verdine White Signature Bass

August 23, 2017

Sadowsky Guitars is honored to announce the release of the Verdine White Signature Bass. Verdine, the bassist for Earth, Wind & Fire, has been a Sadowsky artist for over twenty years. Based on Verdine’s first Sadowsky bass, this addition to the NYC Satin Series has an undersized J-style body of chambered alder, PJ pickups, and a J-bass width neck (1.5” at the nut). The Verdine White Signature Bass is a tribute to Verdine’s late brother,…

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