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Larry Pattis
Larry's first two CDs, "Random Chance" and "Hands of Time", showcase his extraordinary fingerstyle technique and original compositions.

Christian Reu
If you love Celtic fingerstyle guitar, don't miss Christian's CDs, "Return to Ireland" and "Northbound. Many of the tracks were recorded with his Blanchard Sequoia and his Bristlecone.

Paul Asbell
Paul is a talented and versatile musician. His CD, "Steel String Americana", pays tribute to the American steel string guitar tradition.

Debra Cowan
Debra is an extraordinary folk singer.

Guitar Related
This is most extensive and informative collection of acoustic guitar related information on the web. Thanks, Frank Ford, for putting together an incredible resource.

La Conner Guitar Festival
This is the premier West coast Guitar show, held in a beautiful waterfront location just north of Seattle, Washington

Allan Carruth
Al is a talented guitar builder and lutherie teacher in New Hampshire. He taught me most of what I know about guitar acoustics. Thanks, Al !!!!

Linda Manzer
Linda is one of my favorite guitar builders. Her innovative and sometimes "unusual" instruments are not to be missed.

Tom Ribbecke
Tom is responsible for getting me started in the world of archtops. He builds incredible instruments, and for the aspiring archtop builder, his "Archtop Boot camp" is a must.

The Guild of American Luthiers
"The Guild" is a great resource for anyone interested in the art and science of Lutherie.

The Association of String Instrument Artisans is another incredible source of information on all aspects of guitar building.