John Monteleone


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John Monteleone grew up on Long Island, New York - the perfect spot for absorbing the rich history of the arch-top guitar. He studied the instrument and became a well-respected and sought-after luthier. John has created several innovations in the design and processes of building an acoustic guitar including the Side Sound™, which are sound holes on the side of the guitar facing up and towards the ears of the player.