The book features wonderful pictures of various violins and guitars, including some great pictures of mark knopflers monteleone isabella and. In this book you will join tom on his journey of creating a fine handcrafted archtop guitar. My wife, shes an angel, bought me the book archtop guitars. On two conference room tables lay the makings of a book on great archtops and their history.
The book was a hefty volume called archtop guitars. Benedetto walks the reader through all aspects of construction through to marketing your finished work. Tom is also the author of the guitar making book dvd set the art of lutherie published by mel bay, and has written for and been featured in may publications both in print and online as well as several television and film spots. The creation of the natura elite archtop guitar by tom bills. Aug 19, 2009 a few weeks ago i was invited up to rudy pensas private loftstyle office. Stunning book of archtop guitars made by dangelico, daquisto, and monteleone, compiled by rudy pensa. My current reading list and book recommendations neuromancer. Acoustic archtop guitar bracing bob benedetto the art of. The journey from cremona to new york by rudy pensa 20110115 rudy pensa on. The definitive work on the design and construction of an acoustic archtop guitar by one of the most talented luthiers of the twentieth century.
Below you will find archtop guitar dealers with a great deal of experience in the custom archtop market. The teardrop is imho one of the most pure expressions of blending designs of classics past with modern appointments wooden bindings and trim and top notch build quality. Jul 17, 2017 tags guitar stories guitars john monteleone mark knopfler rudy pensa previous article sultans of swing acoustic cover from igor presnyakov next article dsb interview. Archtop guitars presents the stories behind these instruments against the photography of the guitars taken by vincent j. But really, rudys has amazing offerings beyond ridiculously, ridiculously goodlookin guitars and at all price points. Dec 2, 20 this book presents the three master guitar craftsmen, john d angelico. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you. You will also find some of our luthiers have had a longstanding relationship with individual dealers through whom new archtop guitars may be commissioned. Other guitarists requested this same combination, and dangelico introduced the mel bay new yorker model. Acoustic archtop guitar bracing bob benedetto the art. While the wood is not cut in nyc, everything else is done by hand in this small boutique shop. The book will retail for what some generic guitars cost. The guitarist mel bay played dangelico guitars beginning in the 1930s.
Please make sure to enclose your completed form inside the instrument case, not the shipping carton. The picture is taken from the book archtop guitars. The book was the inspiration for the exhibition guitar heroes at the metropolitan museum of art in. Please email us for your consignment form at email protected. See more ideas about archtop guitar, guitar and jazz guitar.
Each dealer has a proven record of excellence in the sale of custom archtop guitars. Published on oct 26, 2018 rudy pensa, rudys music, pensa guitars and author of archtop guitars the journey from cremona to new york. Seattle archtop guitar dealer specializing in vintage gibson and epiphone guitars and accessories for the player and collector. Soho, new york city and scarsdale, westchester, ny. Our shop has been around since 1978 and has served some of the greatest musicians in the world. Mark knopfler radio city monteleone bambino guitar. The title of this book is archtop guitars and it was written by rudy pensa. The journey from cremona to new york rudy pensa on. The journey from cremona to new york hardcover 1 jan. Pavel fomenkov i did 24 songs already from knopfler, but i have nearly 200 to go. Even rudy, the owner of the shop, created a mammoth coffee table book archtop guitars with some of dangelicos guitars described inside, knew dangelico, and owns a few of his works.
You will find our shipping address printed on the form. Archtop guitars, autumn, winter, spring, and summer, from the four seasons serial numbers. Archtop guitar, mel bay new yorker model, 1957 guitar. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Click download or read online button to get archtop guitars book now. The journey from cremona to new york hardcover january 15, 2011. If you work in the field of networking this is a must read. Legendary craftsmen from italy to new york now through. Pensa custom guitars is an american company that manufactures electric guitars and basses in handmade fashion. Archtop guitars download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. The catalog showcases 38 unparalleled creations from italianamerican luthiers john dangelico, jimmy daquisto and john monteleone as well as rudys reflections.
If the instrument is being purchased by us, please include a bill of sale that includes the date, make, model, serial number and sales price as well. He asked dangelico to build him a new yorkersized cutaway guitar but with an excelsized neck, because he had small hands. All products, by default, are shipped ups ground within us and canada unless the customer specifies and pays for quicker service. Dec 2, 20 this book presents the three master guitar craftsmen, john dangelico, jimmy daquisto and john monteleone, who each grew up in new york and were influenced by the master cremona violin luthiers antonio stradivari, giuseppe guarneri and andrea amati. Saturday 26th of september john monteleone together with rudy pensa will present the book archtop guitars a journey from. The journey from cremona to new york, traces the work of legendary guitar makers john dangelico, james daquisito and john monteleone, and their connections with the master violin makers of cremono, italy, such as. Tom bills has been hand crafting one of a kind custom guitars for the top players and collectors around the world since 1998. The journey from cremona to new york this book celebrates the works of famed new yorks archtop guitar builders john dangelico, james daquisto and john monteleone. The following post is from our advertiser, the metropolitan museum of art. In 2011 he published his incredible book, archtop guitars. Vincent ricardel website and the books dedicated archtop guitars website. Gibson had the internet scoped out and laid down the gauntlet and challenged every techie to build out the internet as he.
Mark knopfler playing his custom pensa mk2 on tour at. Welcome to rudys music, since 1978 we have two locations. Were still a momandpop store and we pride ourselves on offering a wonderful instore experience. This book will be a valuable addition to any music library.
In september 2018, a new picture of mark with this guitar was released for the promotion of his album down the road wherever. The invention of the archtop is currently credited to orville gibson, who carved the top and back of a guitar into an arched shape as opposed to using flat pieces of wood. It was published by graphis and has a total of 432 pages in the book. At age 11, he was introduced to the electric guitar and upon hearing the beatles he dedicated himself. The book was the inspiration for the exhibition guitar heroes at the metropolitan museum of art in 2011. Steve miller plays an improvisation on the 1995 centura deluxe by james daquisto. Welcome to rudy s music, since 1978 we have two locations.
The monteleone teardrop guitar at the montreal guitar show. Their vast array of guitars is aweinspiring, boasting a worldclass archtop collection that is unmatched. The journey from cremona to new york by rudy pensa 20110115. I had bought it from rudy pensa, the author and owner of rudys music in soho in new york. In 1980, mark knopfler and rudy pensa met at rudys music stop 48th st new york, a friendship which lasts to today. Archtop guitar, centura deluxe model, 1995 guitar heroes.
Largest selection of carved top archtop guitars on the web. The rudy pensa collection draws from rudy s private collection to present the finest handcrafted archtop guitars, mandolins and mandolas that he owns through stunning photography. Rudys music stop will ship anywhere nationally or internationally. Includes a list of suppliers to acquire all the tools and materials listed. Apr 01, 2016 rudy is the author of the book, archtop guitars. Pensa custom guitars was founded by argentine businessman rudy pensa.
The journey from cremona to new york, which led to his success as curator of the historic firstever archtop exhibit at the metropolitan museum of art in new york. Rudy has garnered a worldwide reputation as a trusted and true archtop connoisseur. It displayed artistic photos and inside stories of museum quality guitars from three legends, dangelico, daquisto and monteleone. Jun 30, 2011 mark has written to foreword to a new book written by his great friend, rudy pensa. Mel bay is today best known for his guitarmethod books, millions of which have been sold, still featuring mel bays dangelico guitar. The design was meant to increase the power and quality of tone an instrument was capable of, as described by orville gibsons 1898 mandolin patent, which also featured an arched top and back. One of the largest dealers in the world of vintage, new and used american fretted instruments. The journey from cremona to new york from author rudy pensa of rudys. John and rudy pensa in the place where monteleone spring guitar is in process of creating. Author rudy pensa passionately traces these extraordinary handcrafted guitars from their lute predecessors to their current. A few weeks ago i was invited up to rudy pensas private loftstyle office. Click here for another picture of that same guitar and here for a closeup. See all 3 formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
Dangelico, daquisto, monteleone by rudy pensa, vincent ricardel hardcover book, 432 pages see other available editions description this book presents the three master guitar craftsmen, john dangelico, jimmy daquisto and john monteleone, who each grew up in new york and were influenced. The journey from cremona to new york by rudy pensa and vincent ricardel. Author rudy pensa traces these handcrafted guitars from their lute predecessors to their current incarnations. The journey from cremona to new york by rudy pensa. The journey from cremona to new york by rudy pensa and. Jul 01, 2011 the result is the book archtop guitars. The journey from cremona to new york, traces the work of legendary guitar makers john dangelico, james daquisito and john monteleone, and their connections with the master violin makers of cremono, italy, such as antonio stradivari, guiseppe guarneri and andrea amati. Rudy took to the instrument immediately and it has remained his lifelong passion. Among the 1,500 guitars that hang on the walls of rudys music stop at w. Among the 1,500 guitars that hang on the walls of rudy s music stop at w. At the age of seven he asked his father to buy him a guitar. Mark has written to foreword to a new book written by his great friend, rudy pensa. Its where your interests connect you with your people. Tom is also the author of the guitar making bookdvd set the art of lutherie published by mel bay, and has written for and been featured in may publications both in print and online as well as several television and film spots.
Archtop guitar, mel bay new yorker model, 1957 guitar heroes. Pensa custom guitars musical instrument new york, new. At the back is rudy pensa of rudys guitar shop and pensa guitars. Recorded october 21, 2010, at the metropolitan museum of art. Whether its a book or a bass, it is made with the same love and passion. The catalog showcases 38 unparalleled creations from italianamerican luthiers john dangelico, jimmy daquisto and john monteleone as well as rudy s reflections. John monteleone, among one of the best guitar makers in the world. Archtop guitars, the four seasons guitar heroes the.672 964 587 848 317 406 631 248 921 458 926 1124 1590 852 1508 742 1113 660 1303 913 1046 1050 248 494 813 66 973 1448 1164 631 1379 520