Guitar Jam Daily
Home Daily News
October 17, 2017
Daily News
Fender Intros JA-90 Telecaster Guitar PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 October 2008 23:41
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Fender and Jimmy Eat World guitarist/frontman Jim Adkins have collaborated to debut a remarkable new Fender model, the JA-90 Telecaster guitar.

Based on Fender’s distinctive double-cutaway TC-90 Thinline guitar, the JA-90 puts Adkins’ own personal spin on the classic model, resulting in a single-cutaway, semi-hollow ash-body instrument all its own. Features include a mahogany set neck with a 12”-radius rosewood fingerboard and 22 medium jumbo frets, Seymour Duncan® Custom SP90-3 and Vintage SP90-1 “soapbar” pickups with volume and tone controls for each and three-way switching, a three-ply black/white/black pickguard and an Adjusto-Matic™ bridge with stop tailpiece. It comes in Crimson Red and Ebony transparent finishes.
Read more...
 
Martin Guitars Raises Money for Charity With Christie's Auction PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 15 October 2008 02:47
Martin Guitar celebrated their 175th Anniversary with a first time auction of guitars donated from their private collection. The exclusive auction partnered the legendary guitar maker with Christie’s in New York for the sale of 44 unique and one-of-a-kind guitars, ranging from prototypes to limited artist signature editions, on Friday, October 10th. The sale pulled in more than $210,000 dollars exclusively from the lots donated by Martin Guitar, with all proceeds going to benefit the Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation.
 
“All of us at Martin are very proud to have been part of this remarkable and successful auction,” said Chairman and CEO Chris Martin IV. “We value our long-standing relationship with Christie’s and through the proceeds of this sale, many important charities will benefit from our Foundation.”
Read more...
 
Dean Guitars Unveils New Guitar Model PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 11 October 2008 00:12
The Dean/ Buddy Blaze  ML has a unique “chrome flame” graphic,  and features a top mount Floyd Rose tremolo similar to the one that Buddy installed in Dimebag’s world famous Dean From Hell. It includes many features that Buddy is known for, such as his signature middle and bridge pickup positions loaded with custom wound Dean DMT pickups (ala the Nightswan Buddy created for Vivian Campbell).  Also included are custom ascending flame mother of pearl inlays on a 2 octave fretboard attached to a pitched neck featuring Dean’s famous “V” carve.

“We have the highest regard for  Buddy’s talents and after sitting down and discussing what we both envisioned for this guitar, we realized that the new Dean/Blaze ML would incorporate the features that many players would find very appealing and a departure from what we are currently producing.” said Dean Guitars CEO Elliott Rubinson.
Read more...
 
Alfred Releases Led Zeppelin Guitar TAB PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 October 2008 03:14
Alfred is proud to announce that the Led Zeppelin Mothership folios have landed! A vast improvement over the “old-style” of songbook previously published, Alfred’s Led Zeppelin: Mothership folios feature all-new transcriptions and engravings of the songs in their original keys and with all the intricacies played by Led Zeppelin. Now musicians everywhere can play these legendary songs for the first time exactly as they are heard on the album.
 
Arguably the most influential and innovative rock band ever, Led Zeppelin has sold over 200 million records worldwide. Forty years since they formed, they continue to inspire successive generations with their passionate, groundbreaking, genre-transcendent, mystical, Celtic, heavy and blues-infused rock ‘n roll. Mothership is the culmination of their best works, featuring 24 unforgettable songs ranging from the opening track, “Good Times Bad Times” on their debut album, to the notorious “Stairway to Heaven.” This unprecedented, career spanning collection was hand selected by Page, Plant and Jones to best represent the entire body of work of Led Zeppelin, and it is now available for the first-time ever in accurate and precise versions for Authentic Guitar TAB and Piano/Vocal/Chords. Alfred is also a distributor of WEA’s Mothership DVD and CD collector’s set to the music products retail trade.
Read more...
 
Martin Guitars Releases My Favorite Martin Album PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 October 2008 00:47
World renowned acoustic guitar maker C.F. Martin & Co and Grammy-award winning Solid Air Records are proud to introduce a collaborative CD titled “My Favorite Martin,” to be released online and digitally at Amazon, Acoustic Music Resource, iTunes and Martin’s own 1833 shop October 7, followed by fine retail outlets November 18. The album features 16-tracks all recorded on Martin instruments and Martin signature model guitars owned by the individual artists, many of which were written or recorded specially for this compilation.
 
“It is fitting that this project coincides with the 175th Anniversary of C.F. Martin & Co. All of us at Martin are deeply honored by the music and extremely thankful to the musicians that volunteered their time and creativity,” said Dick Boak, Artist Relations at Martin Guitar. “We applaud James Jensen and his Solid Air Records team for their faith in and their commitment to this exciting project. It is our hope this CD is the first of many volumes.”

Read more...
 
Dean Guitars Signs Guitarist, Michael Amott of Arch Enemy PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 03 October 2008 03:06
Dean Guitars is proud to announce that guitarist extraordinaire, Michael Amott, of Arch Enemy and Carcass has signed on with Dean Guitars. Dean CEO, Elliott Rubinson states “I have been a fan of Michael for some time and we are extremely excited that he has decided to make Dean Guitars his home. Michael Amott is a very well respected guitarist worldwide and we look forward to working very closely with him to design his dream guitar.”  
Read more...
 
Bleeding Through Guitarist Shreds Peavy PXD™ Guitars & 6505 Amps PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 October 2008 03:01
Just in time for a world tour in support of Declaration, the epic new document of dark metal from Bleeding Through, guitarist Jona Weinhofen has discovered his match in his Peavey PXD™ Tragic™ guitar and Peavey 6505® all- tube, high-gain guitar amplifier.

“After years of experimenting with different gear, I've finally found the perfect guitar and amp combo,” he said. “The warm sound and playability of my PXD guitar, combined with the high gain and tone of my 6505, are perfect for me to shred all night long!”

The Australian-born guitarist made his studio debut with Bleeding Through on Declaration, a career-defining album built upon the band’s trademarked foundation of muscular riffing and eerie atmospherics. Bleeding Through embarked on the Peavey PXD-sponsored No Fear® Music Tour shortly after completing the album and will continue touring with Bullet For My Valentine into the fall.
Read more...
 
Experience Hendrix Tour Celebrates The Legacy of Jimi PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 01 October 2008 02:41
A five week long, cross-country tour featuring some of the best known and most respected figures in rock and blues has been set to celebrate the legacy and music of Jimi Hendrix. Presented by Experience Hendrix, L.L.C., the Hendrix family-owned company founded by James A. “Al” Hendrix, Jimi’s father, entrusted with preserving and protecting the legacy of Jimi Hendrix together with musical instrument giant Gibson Guitar, this year’s Experience Hendrix Tour represents a dramatic expansion beyond last year’s seven sold out performances.

Featured artists who will be performing music written by and associated with Jimi Hendrix include blues giant Buddy Guy, contemporary guitar greats Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Eric Johnson, Cesar Rojas and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos as well as Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford.
Read more...
 
Guitarist Steve Smyth Joins ICMP PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 September 2008 03:38
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance announced that metal guitar supremo Steve Smyth is joining the visiting faculty. Steve will be bringing with him his incredible skills, his valuable time and his wealth of knowledge and expertise – all now exclusively available to Institute students.
Read more...
 
Fender Opens Up Custom Shop in Italy PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 September 2008 01:53
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and Italian distributor M.Casale Bauer proudly announce the grand opening of the Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy. It is the third such international exclusive Fender guitar destination, joining the elite Fender Custom Shop Lounge (Düsseldorf, Germany) and Fender Showcase Tokyo (Japan).


The Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy is in Bologna, Italy, and is housed in a building by California-born Italian designer Gretchen Alexander. The showroom is located near the offices of M. Casale Bauer, Fender’s Italian distributor since 1962, and was created to provide Fender dealers, their special guests and artists with a comfortable place to find, try and buy some of the most beautiful guitars in today’s market. The showcase features an impressive array of high-end guitars crafted by the master builders of the Fender Custom Shop and provides artists and dealers (and their VIP clients) with access to some of the most unique high-end Fender instruments ever made available in one place. The showroom houses an unparalleled selection of Fender Custom Shop instruments, as well as Bauer’s personal collection, one of the largest and most valuable in the world.

More than 400 of Italy’s most important Fender dealers, musicians, musical instruments industry leaders and VIP guests gathered for a private reception on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, celebrating both the grand opening of the Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy and Bauer’s 60th anniversary. The event was highlighted by a party that evening in the historic Palazzo dé Rossi that featured a concert with top Italian musicians and a trio composed of U.S. guitarist Greg Koch, U.S. bassist Reggie Hamilton and drummer Dom Famularo.

“The grand opening of the Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy represents a culmination of 46 years of great partnership between Fender and M. Casale Bauer,” said Patrizia Bauer, president of M. Casale Bauer.

“This new Fender showcase is a very important goal in our constant research to meet the needs of our customers, and is also a great chance to celebrate our own company’s diamond anniversary,” said Giorgio Masetti Zannini, managing director of M. Casale Bauer. “We have been working with great enthusiasm to create a place where dealers, collectors and artists can find an highly-specialized Fender Custom Shop showcase presentation.”

“Casale Bauer is a fantastic distributor with a great eye for marketing and the support of the Fender brand. It is therefore no surprise that they have created a stunning environment to highlight the very finest work that Fender has to offer. It was a privilege to be part of this historic event and I know that this showcase will bring fantastic rewards for Casale Bauer, their dealers, artists and consumers,” said Jon Gold, FMIC senior vice president of international sales.

“Each time we open a showcase, it blows us away,” said Mike Eldred, Fender Custom Shop marketing director. “M. Casale Bauer has really pushed it up a notch with this one—from the stunning guitar display to the immense sliding panels with artwork by Bob Perine to the inner lair with hand-stitched Italian leather couches and even more high-end guitars and basses. It is amazing to see it, and the job that they have done is unbelievable.”

For more than two decades, the Fender Custom Shop has been a “dream factory” that creates the world’s finest guitars and basses. From its inception in Fender’s original Southern California home, the Custom Shop has grown to become the world’s preeminent maker of custom “instantly collectible” instruments, making Fender’s finest the world’s finest and astounding players and collectors alike worldwide with creativity, ingenuity and artistry.

Pictured above (from left): Oliver Schuetz, FMIC distribution sales manager Europe; Jon Gold, FMIC senior vice president of international sales; Giorgio Masetti Zannini, managing director of M. Casale Bauer; Patrizia Bauer, president of M. Casale Bauer; Richard McDonald, FMIC senior vice president of global marketing; and Mike Eldred, Fender Custom Shop marketing director.

Press Release
Source: FMIC


 
PRS Guitars Debuts a New Electric: The Starla PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 September 2008 22:42
The Starla, the newest addition in a line of retro inspired solid-body electrics from Paul Reed Smith Guitars, is being unveiled as part of the Experience PRS 2008 open house event.  Similar in spirit to the double cutaway Mira model introduced at Experience PRS 2007, the single cutaway Starla has many vintage themed appointments and is PRS Guitars’ first solid-body electric guitar featuring a standard Bigsby B5 tail piece and a Grover Tune-O-Matic bridge. The guitar also includes exclusive double-screw Starla Treble and Bass pickups.
Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > End >>

Page 3 of 33

ADVERTISEMENT

Daily Video Lesson

Daily Video Lesson
  • 02:41 - 01.10.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    A five week long, cross-country tour featuring some of the best known and most respected figures in rock and blues has been set to celebrate the legacy and music of Jimi Hendrix. Presented by Experience Hendrix, L.L.C., the Hendrix family-owned company founded by James A. “Al” Hendrix, Jimi’s father, entrusted with preserving and protecting the legacy of Jimi Hendrix together with musical instrument giant Gibson Guitar, this year’s Experience Hendrix Tour represents a dramatic expansion beyond last year’s seven sold out performances.

    Featured artists who will be performing music written by and associated with Jimi Hendrix include blues giant Buddy Guy, contemporary guitar greats Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Eric Johnson, Cesar Rojas and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos as well as Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford.
    Read more...
  • 01:53 - 26.09.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and Italian distributor M.Casale Bauer proudly announce the grand opening of the Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy. It is the third such international exclusive Fender guitar destination, joining the elite Fender Custom Shop Lounge (Düsseldorf, Germany) and Fender Showcase Tokyo (Japan).

    The Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy is in Bologna, Italy, and is housed in a building by California-born Italian designer Gretchen Alexander. The showroom is located near the offices of M. Casale Bauer, Fender’s Italian distributor since 1962, and was created to provide Fender dealers, their special guests and artists with a comfortable place to find, try and buy some of the most beautiful guitars in today’s market. The showcase features an impressive array of high-end guitars crafted by the master builders of the Fender Custom Shop and provides artists and dealers (and their VIP clients) with access to some of the most unique high-end Fender instruments ever made available in one place. The showroom houses an unparalleled selection of Fender Custom Shop instruments, as well as Bauer’s personal collection, one of the largest and most valuable in the world.
    Read more...
  • 03:41 - 23.09.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    Los Angeles, CA – World-renowned Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will  release Center Stage, a live concert DVD on October 14th via Favored Nations Acoustic.  
     
    The full-length concert DVD follows the recent release of the Center Stage  double CD, both having been recorded live for the PBS television series “Sierra Center Stage.” Filmed in eye-catching high definition, every element of modern technology was used in production, creating a stunning package, both aurally
    and visually. 
    Read more...
  • 00:09 - 19.09.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    Montreal, Canada- September 16th, 2008: Renowned guitarist Daryl Stuermer will be giving Godin Performance Clinics in and around Quebec and Eastern Ontario from September 29th to October 3rd 2008.

    Having performed in studio and toured the world with both Phil Collins and supergroup Genesis for years, Daryl is a player who is on top of his game and has the chops to prove it. Performing as the Daryl Stuermer Duo, he will be accompanied by keyboardist Konstantin Efimov during the clinics and will also be giving attendees his perspective on playing live, recording, technique, and his gear, by fielding a Q&A session after each performance.
    Read more...
  • 09:29 - 03.06.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (June 2, 2008) -- Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Groove Tubes LLC. Among other assets, FMIC purchased the Groove Tubes brand. Groove Tubes company founder Aspen Pittman will continue in a consulting role.
    Read more...