Oral History Information
Marty Lanham first moved to Nashville in the early 1970s from San Francisco and soon set up his first workshop. He worked for Gruhn Guitars as a repairman for eight years while fine-turning his skills as a luthier. Country stars John Anderson and Marty Stuart are among those Marty has built and repaired instruments. In addition to being a sought-after guitar builder, Marty is a well-respected banjo player and an instructor at the Guitar Craft Academy, which is a division of the Musicians Institute.