New Small Jazz Guitar from Ibanez

New Small Jazz Guitar from Ibanez

It looks like the 2014 Holiday Season is going to be good for jazz oriented guitarists who want smaller sized hollow body guitars. The Eastman AR371CE and AR372CE have been around for a while now. Epiphone recently announced a higher end ES-175 reissue. Now Ibanez is introducing the Artstar Solid […]

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Guitar Stands – Part 2 (not homemade)

I just reviewed homemade guitar and ukulele stands. But I believe in most cases you’d be better off purchasing a stand. What do you look for in guitar or instrument stand? Something inexpensive? Sturdy that won’t tip over when bumped? Something that holds your guitar securely so it won’t fall off […]

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Homemade Guitar Stands

Have you ever made a guitar stand? Or have you thought about making something to hold your ukulele? Why would anyone do that? There are a number of reasons to make your own instrument holder. You might be a gifted crafts person and your creativity and passions drive you to […]

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Epiphone ES-175 is back

Epiphone ES-175 is back

Good news for lovers of moderately priced, smaller sized jazz guitars. The Epiphone ES-175 is back. This time they (Epiphone) are calling it a Premium model. The going price (September 2014) is about $900 without case. This is a competitive price with a number of the other higher end moderately […]

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I Fixed My ZT Lunchbox Amp

Don’t try this at home !! My ZT Lunchbox amp developed a terrible rattle-like sound after I had owned it for a month or two. I reviewed the amp favorably when I first got it and then gave it a qualified report when the rattle developed. I corresponded with ZT […]

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