Kim Breedlove


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Breedlove Guitar Company

Kim Breedlove began building banjos in the 1960s, during the Folk Music movement and the popularity of such performers as Pete Seeger. After working with his brother for a few months he moved to the east coast while his brother moved to Oregon to form Breedlove Guitars. As Kim moved to Oregon, his brother returned to work with his old friend Bob Taylor in San Diego, while Kim changed his focus from the banjo to the guitar. Today, the Breedlove Guitar Company is known for their range of professional products.