Patricia Bartolini


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Bartolini Pickups and Electronics

Patricia Bartolini and her husband William formed the Bartolini Pickup and Electronics Company in 1973 largely based on the acoustic research both had conducted over a range of several years. Their research led to developments in design of innovative pickups especially for the guitar and bass. Patricia has authored several studies in peer-reviewed journals on acoustic science and has given college lectures on the subject. Along with her husband, Patricia is often seen at music industry events such as the NAMM Show providing her thoughts on the recent research of acoustics, which she kindly offers to all those who seek her advice.