acoustic guitars

Millie Detgen

Millie Detgen was one of the very few female manufacturers reps in the music products industry in the 1970’s and 80’s. She began working with her husband Gene Detgen after they were married...

James Deurloo

James Deurloo walked through the old Gibson workshop, which is now the home of his company, the Heritage Guitar Company.  Pointing proudly to a workstation in the middle of the old building...

Thomas Dotzauer

Thomas Dotzauer is a master mandolin builder from the region of famed music instrument production center Bubenreuth in Germany. He did his apprenticeship in guitar production of Walter...

Michael Dresdner

Michael Dresdner loves woodworking, so when the opportunity came up to build guitars he jumped at it. He designed and built several styles of acoustic guitars before being hired...

Amani Duncan

Amani Duncan serves as the Vice President of Marketing for CF Martin Guitars in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Since joining the company, Amani has focused her attention on embracing the...

Doyle Dykes

Doyle Dykes is not only one of his generation’s greatest guitar pickers; he is also an incredible human being. Doyle’s career as a guitar player led him to sessions with his hero...

Maxine Eastman-Jackson

Maxine Eastman-Jackson met her future husband, Bud, in school when they were 14 years old. The year the married, 1953, they moved to Provo, UT, where Bud worked at Modern Music by day and...

Raughi Ebert

Raughi Ebert along with Leo Henrichs had dreams of combining their love of flamenco-style guitar playing to form a duet and perform together. This dream became a reality in 1994...

Nancy Felixson

Nancy Felixson remembers attending concerts at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica in the early 1970s. The store has a wonderful reputation for selling great instruments and gear...

Ren Ferguson

Ren Ferguson is among the most noted master luthiers in the United States and has been since the 1970s. Many luthiers who wish to follow his style of building have studied his...

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