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Meet Moose Factory's Kevin Schofield, the 'Tennessee Cree'

CBC 26 Jun 2022
Kevin Schofield started his life on a trap line in Moose Factory, not far from the James Bay coast, where he taught himself to play the guitar and sing ... .

A 'shaggy dog' story

The Keene Sentinel 25 Jun 2022
Wikipedia ... So, was I interested? ... ... After spending a long winter toiling in a knitting mill, I was finally looking forward to a real job — in a guitar factory ... “Aloha!” I cried ... ... It was my first day at the guitar factory, and during my inaugural coffee break, the ark, with its bucking bronco license plates, had piqued my new coworkers’ curiosity ... .

Lava ME 3 review: The acoustic guitar reimagined as a giant smartphone 21 Jun 2022
Here at, we pride ourselves on addressing the issues of the moment. And in the case of the Lava ME 3 acoustic guitar, the question on everyone’s lips is ... It’s the guitar of the future! But is it really, though? Let’s find out ... Well, the guitar is available with an optional wireless charging dock that doubles as a stand.

My Guitar Story: Scott Holiday’s “new number one” Gretsch Penguin 20 Jun 2022
The guitar used throughout the recording process of that album was a Gretsch Penguin, which has now become a key part of his live rig. “This is a less familiar guitar than a lot of people know me with, but this is pretty much the exact guitar I used to record ‘Pressure & Time’ and most of the songs on it ,” Holiday reveals.

Guitars strum to beautiful tune in Guizhou

China Daily 15 Jun 2022
Zheng, a native of Zheng'an, moved with his brother to Guangdong province to find employment and his first job was at a guitar factory in Guangzhou. In 2007, with experience working on the production line and as a manager, Zheng and his brother opened their own guitar factory in Guangzhou.

A brief history of Fender guitars 13 Jun 2022
In 1985, Bill Schultz and a group of Fender execs engineered a management buyout, but this didn’t include the Corona factory – the result was a brief period where the only Fender guitars being made were in Japan, while the reborn Fender established a new facility down the road in ...

Ringo Starr shares drumming tips as he accepts honorary degree: “I just hit the buggers”

NME 05 Jun 2022
Ringo Starr was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Berklee College Of Music earlier this week (June 2) and during his acceptance speech, imparted some drumming advice. READ MORE ... Ringo Starr ... I started out playing in the factory I worked at and it just so happened my next door neighbour played guitar and my best friend at the factory played bass ... .

Dance studio to bring musical production to Morganton

The Morganton News Herald 02 Jun 2022
On Saturday, June 11, The Dance Factory will present “The Greatest Showman” featuring live singing, acting, dancing and aerial arts ... The show also will feature live music performed by Dance Factory students who play guitar, drums and other instruments, Hensley said.

Taylor Guitars Master Builder Andy Powers Named President and CEO

Longview News-Journal 31 May 2022
Taylor now employs over 1,400 people and currently produces hundreds of guitars per day in its state-of-the-art factory complexes in both El Cajon and in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. The company maintains an active dealer network, with Taylor guitars sold through hundreds of ...

7 artists who deserve their own signature Fender Stratocaster 31 May 2022
My Guitar Story ... Despite the explosion of signature guitars in recent years, there are still some iconic Strat players – and iconic Strats – that have yet to be immortalised by Fender ... Even though it’s really beat up, it’s a player’s guitar ... According to the serial number on that guitar it was built at the Fuji-Gen factory in Japan in 1989 or 1990.

NAMM 2022: Manson Guitar Works launches new Matthew Bellamy MBM-2 signature guitar range 27 May 2022’s Riff Of The Decade ... The new MBM-2 range includes revised body contouring — more closely aligned to Muse frontman Matthew Bellamy’s stage guitars — a new Manson-designed custom neck P-90 pickup option, a factory fitted USA Sustainiac Sustainer equipped model, and a left hand option previously not available in the META series range.

Taylor® Guitars Revamps Its 700 Series With An All-Koa Lineup, Revealing A New Look, Feel ...

Longview News-Journal 26 May 2022
Taylor now employs over 1,400 people and currently produces hundreds of guitars per day in its state-of-the-art factory complexes in both El Cajon and in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. The company maintains an active dealer network, with Taylor guitars sold through hundreds of ...

The Cebu Province experience — from air, sea and land

The Manila Times 19 May 2022
Air ... Sea ... Cebu also has no shortage of amazing beachfront resorts ... Land ... Churches ... Gardens and vacation farms ... City tour ... Another place to visit in the city is the Alegre Guitars Factory in Lapu-Lapu — one of the most famous guitar makers in Cebu, if not the country. Visitors can watch craftsmen in actual guitar-making process ... ....

'One in a million': music world mourns passing of local musical craftsman

Castanet 15 May 2022
The music community in Summerland is in mourning following the death of local celebrity and guitar maker, William (Billy) Okos ... A luthier is a skilled craftsman who makes and repairs guitars, a skill that takes years to master. Okos learned the guitar-making craft at the renowned Martin factory in Nazareth, Pennsylvania in the '70s,.

Cebu is booming and blooming

Manila Standard 15 May 2022
After having lunch, we immediately had a quick visit to Alegre Guitars factory, the Virgen de la Regla Parish, and Island Central Mall to view the Kadaugan Trade Fair and Art Fest before we headed to the Liberty Shrine to watch the special reenactment of Battle of Mactan ... Alegre Guitar Factory caters to both local and international markets ... ....

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