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A brief history of the Selmer-Maccaferri guitar...luthier

December 4, 2016

You can learn more about my guitar building, banjo and mandolin DVDs at http://www.hotstringsguitar.com. This is a brief history of the Selmer-Maccaferri guitar ...

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The Recording Guitarist: Trashy Good Tones

Good tone isn't always the right tone. Yeah, there are times when we should strive to sound as attractive as possible. But some music calls for a different approach. This isn't the first time I've compared guitar recording to acting, but, hey, the ...

www.premierguitar.com August 8, 2016

Just one word applies to Lyons Fiddle Fest instrument: plastic

I changed my guitar strings on Sept. 20, figuring they'd be all settled in and at peak tonality by last Sunday for some jammin' at the Lyons Fiddle Fest. Last Sunday morning, though, before Michele and I got in the car to catch the opening act, Crow ...

readingeagle.com September 25, 2016

Are Torrefied Tops the New Industry Standard? Dana Bourgeois Weighs In

Every acoustic guitar top must be dry, stiff and lightweight. For centuries, luthiers chased this holy trinity of adjectives with various methods of carving, bracing, and drying with air or kilns. In the past decade, however, a growing cohort of ...

reverb.com September 23, 2016

Frampton Comes Unplugged

By the late 1980s, Frampton had spent a decade trying unsuccessfully to shed the stigma of his brief, but intense '70s mega-stardom when Bowie tapped him to play lead guitar on his 1987 album Never Let Me Down and subsequent Glass Spider tour. “The ...

acousticguitar.com March 23, 2016

Axes & Artifacts: 1957 Gretsch 6120 & 1961 Fender Bassman

Gruhn Guitars' Lloyd Nicely will teach you a thing or two in this episode of A&A spotlighting a '57 6120 with DeArmond single-coils and a weird detachable budget vibrato piece once offered to customers who couldn't afford the Bigsby upgrade. And we get ...

www.premierguitar.com December 14, 2015

Rhythm Rules: Gypsy Jazz Primer

For most people, Gypsy jazz brings to mind the agile, single-note solos emanating from Django Reinhardt's Selmer-Maccaferri guitar. But Django's rhythm playing is just as essential, if not more so, to the Gypsy jazz style. In this lesson, I'll give you ...

www.premierguitar.com April 26, 2014

Hot Club will play hot jazz at Pastorius Park opener

you see The Hot Club of Philadelphia perform at Pastorius Park on Wednesday, June 17, 7:30 p.m. Ari-Jukka Luomaranta, a luthier who lives in Finland, built the guitar for Barry because it's closest in sound to the original Selmer-Maccaferri guitars ...

www.chestnuthilllocal.com June 11, 2015

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Used Maccaferri Acoustic Guitars

Try just one or two terms. Instead of using the search box, find your gear by clicking the product category tabs and other navigation links. Try varying the spelling to see if the word is spelled correctly. Check out the items below that are suggested ...

www.guitarcenter.com November 18, 2016

France fetes jazz legend Django Reinhardt

During his career, Reinhardt - who favored the unusual Selmer-Maccaferri guitar - played with jazz greats Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, among others. Countless other musicians have named Reinhardt as having a major impact on their work.

www.dw.com November 11, 2016

Guitar : Questions and Answers

The guitar used by Django Reinhardt, the Selmer Maccaferri, is visually identifiable through its 'D' shaped sound hole. These guitars also utilise a sound chamber within the body of the guitar which gave these instruments a very distinctive tone.

www.funtrivia.com November 11, 2016

Vintage Maccaferri Guitars

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www.guitarcenter.com November 7, 2016

Bill Uhrich: Just one word applies to Lyons Fiddle Fest instrument: plastic

And my favorite guitar refused to go out in the rain. Desperate times call for desperate measures. So I broke out the Maccaferri. A guitarist and luthier, Mario Maccaferri is best known - when he is known at all - for designing and building with the French ...

www.readingeagle.com September 25, 2016

Oscar Schmidt OD312CE 12-String Cutaway Acoustic Electric Guitar - Natural

The Traditional leader in folk music since 1886 presents its complete line of acoustic guitars. Distinctive headstock bridge and pickguard designs give Oscar Schmidt instruments a professional look and identity. Premium quality hardware and modest prices ...

www.instrumentalley.com August 22, 2016

1942 Selmer Maccaferri Gypsy Jazz No.536 for sale on Vintage & Rare

It is not everyday that we see an original Selmer Maccaferri in the vintage guitar market. This one holds the serial number #536 and was is from 1942. The guitar is in the book of RF Charle “THE STORY OF SELMER MACCAFERRI GUITARS”. If you should ...

www.vintageandrare.com August 20, 2016

Books

Building a Selmer Maccaferri Guitar

2016.ISBN: 0978186303,9780978186302.288 pages.

The Acoustic Guitar Guide

Chicago Review Press.2016.ISBN: 9781569765852,1569765855.268 pages.

This book will help all guitar players make better friends with their present...

Guitar Heroes

Metropolitan Museum of Art.2011.ISBN: 9781588394224,1588394220.48 pages.

Issued in conjunction with the exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of...

Django

Oxford University Press, USA.2016.ISBN: 0195304489,9780195304480.326 pages.

The first major critical biography of the great jazz musician chronicles the...

Reviews

Demystifying the Art of Django Gypsy Jazz Guitar

truefire.com January 1, 1970

by Andy Ellis & John Jorgenson John Jorgenson has a highly eclectic résumé. The masses know him as the lion-haired guitarist in Elton John’s band, but he’s also a session cat who tracks guitar, mandolin, pedal steel, and saxophone for the likes of Barbra Streisand, Marty Stuart, Bob Seger, and Bonnie Raitt. Loyal fans know that Jorgenson cofounded the Hellecasters with fellow twangers Will Ray and Jerry Donahue. And some will remember Jorgenson from his days in the Desert Rose Band—an...

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