We are proud to offer you a brand new guitar from one of the most famous guitarmarker from Australia. This is a rare oppportunity to acquire a brand new Simon Marty . Simon Marty guitars are among the most popular Australia guitars played by concertists after Smallmann but before Redgate.
Micheal Greenfield has been rewarded the number one luthier from the Acoustic magazine. A huge number of famous players such as Andy Mckee plays Greenfield guitars. With a huge sound and cream notes , these guitars are among the very best if not simply the best.
Superb projection, clarity and sustain, combined with a rich, full tone. the Kim Lissarrague concert gutiars are competing with the best guitars. The high notes are creamy and singing, while the bass notes are rounded and powerful, giving a “cello” impression. Certainly the closest to perfection! Kim Lissarrague guitars are among the best that you can found.
An Australian fan-braced guitar which is not at all traditionnal but inspired with by the modern guitars. This guitar offers a big sound with a very elegant string separation. Dan Kellaway really succeed in creating a right mix between tradition and modernity.
A lattice guitar with a lot of personality by one of the rare luthier who prefers spruce to cedar top. Dan Kellaway lattice guitars have evolved during 20 years and now have reached a maturity in terms of sound quality. Dan Kelleway lattice guitar are one of kind, an in-between a Greg Smallman and a Simon Marty. A true discovery.
John Price combines tradition and innovation to handcraft guitars in his workshop in Hahndorf, South Australia. John’s guitars are played on stages all over the world by such virtuosos as the world famous: Jorge Morel, Krzysztof Pelech, Rene Izquierdo, Elina Chekan, Ricardo Cobo, Jorge Caballero, Ricardo Iznaola, Ignacio Barcia, Jason Behr, Muriel Anderson, Anthony Bez, Candice Mowbray, George Benson,Andy Summers (the Police).
The guitar number 114/2014 of Martin, that we received, offers the latest developments of Martin who improved the design of the back and sides to offer a longer sustain. Double-tops are famous for fat and creamy notes but as well for a short sustain. With Martin guitars and specially this one that is not the case in addition to huge overtones the sustain is long.
The Daniel Friederich from the 80’s are among the best Friederich produced. Daniel guitars are now a standard like Steinway for the Piano. Balance, projection and sweetness of the treebles . These guitars remain unique and some of the most highly searched guitars. The n° 586 is maybe one the best Friederich that we had the chance to play.
Stanislaw Partyka is a luthier who is making wonderful concert guitars. His guitars are inspired by the Australian guitar school – Marty, Gnatek, Redgate,..- and produce a huge volume. The Craftsmanship is exquisite. Because Stanislaw is as well a professional player, he makes very few guitars. To be discovered.
The famous Portentosa has been declined under the lattice format by Dieter Hopf. This new Portentosa called Evolucion represents the achievement in terms of lattice guitarmaking : power, musicality, balance and confort. If all the Portentosa models looks the same, this Evolution is a true revolution in terms of lutherie. A fantastic instrument!
Kevin Muiderman makes innovative guitars, uses composite material and as results his guitars are magnificient doubletops used by fingerstyle masters such as Michael Chadelaine. This guitar is the sister guitar of Michael Chapdelaine ‘s guitar: the response is fast and the notes are piano-like with a very precise definition.
Huge dynamic : a light touch produces fat and creamy notes.
We are proud to list one of the most gifted Australian guitar makers. Zbigniew combines a modern Australian lattice design with the traditional European craftsmanship. His guitars are played by famous concertists such as Costas Cotsilis (Greece), Rafael Aguirre Minarro (Spain), Artyon Dervoed (Russia), Alen Garagic (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Pedro Rodrigues (Portugal), Guilherme Vinces (Brazil) and Krzytof Pelech(Poland).
Tony Morison is a talented australian luthier and a wonderful discovery for all the guitar lovers: his guitars are unique with a strong lattice inspiration but with a traditionnal sense musicality. A surprising result : a guitar with a huge and balance projection.
“The Unsurpassable”, treasured for over thirty years of Dieter Hopf and used over a twelve year period as a “Furioso” by many soloists, has been renewed and reworked once again. New changes in the construction of the body enhance the tried and true basic concept of the instrument by allowing for a greater degree of tonal diversity and variety of sound.
The Progresso model is a double top based on the Portentosa design specially made for those who cannot afford the Evolution or the Grande Furioso Portentosa. As always in these cases, the guitars made always offer a fantastic ratio price for money: same sound quality, same know-how, same attention to details.
Jesse Moore is a young guitarmaker who made his classes with Simon Marty. This Spruce top has been made in Simon marty’s workshop and as you can guess this guitar presents many of the qualities of Simon Marty. To be discovered.
A rich sound, a broad sound range, powerful bass notes, resonant high notes and outstanding playing comfort. The guitar-making quality and wood essences are often spectacular. These guitars are regularly used by a large number of concert artistes, including Raphaël Andia and Claire Sananikone in France.
Germany is famous for producing the best double-top guitars in the world such as the guitars from Dieter Müller, Michel Brück and of course Matthias Dammann. Carsten Kobs has been making guitars since 1991. His guitars have strong fundamentals in relation to overtones. The sound is warm, full, round and very powerful with dark basses and sparkling trebles. The guitar is light and the pleasure huge.. We are proud to list Carsten guitars which are among the best existing double tops.
Robin Moyes does not make Smallman type guitars. His guitars use an almost carbon-free radial barring and are very similar to the guitars made by Simon Marty,with whom he has perfected this technique. A powerful, very well-balanced tone, premier-quality materials and meticulous guitar-making, with a touch very similar to a traditional guitar.
An opportunity to get a 2010 Smallman in a very good condition. This Smallman has been carefully selected by the owner at Greg workshop in Australia and is among the best one that we have seen. This guitar offers all the fantastic qualities of the Smallman. This one won’t stay a long time with us.
Out of the 400 guitars concert guitars made by Daniel Friederich, the ones made in the 80s and 90s are amongt the best. Here is the chance to get a 1989 Daniel Friederich in a good condition : no repair, no crackfree..
In nearly mint condition, a wonderful Smallman from 2001 with all the qualities of Greg’s guitar. A rare opportunity to acquire a Smallman in perfect condition. A very substantial, strong, deep and slightly dark sound. This guitar is the same as seen and heard in the hands of John Williams, Carlos Bonnell, Xeufei Yang, Craig Ogden and many, many more professional artists.
Just arrived march 2014. Chosen by Ana Vidovic, Jim Redgate’s lattice guitars are among the best in Australia. A unique opportunity to acquire a 2007 guitar by a guitar-maker at the height of his art. With the following options : master grade rosewood, tuner graf Celtic, elevated fingerboard ; a Hiscok hard case.
For once, here is a traditional braced guitar. We have a very nice prewoned 30th anniversary Paco Marin from 2002 for sale. Listen to the video, you will be charmed by the beauty of the sound. In addition a 64 cm string length which makes the guitar a dream to play.
The semi-concert guitars from Graham have been made for players who always wanted to have a true Caldersmith concert guitar but who didn’t have the chance to be fortunate enough. There are some slight construction differences such as for instance a flat back instead of an arched back, but the sound qualities remain at a very high level. An incredible guitar with a big voice and warm and creamy trebles and lots of medium .. at a lower price.
Dieter Müller had been making double-top since years. His guitars are highly influenced by Matthias Dammann guitars. A great voice with a warm sound and creamy notes. A unique guitar.