Pepe Romero plays 1970 Miguel Rodriguez


Pepe Romero, father and son, stopped by the showroom to discuss a guitar that made a huge impact on Pepe Jr. as a guitar maker – a 1970 Miguel Rodriguez that has reverse fan bracing (watch the video for a simple explanation).

Player Spotlight: Jacob Cordover


Currently residing in Barcelona, Spain and enjoying a truly international career as both a concert and recording artist, Jacob Cordover “impresses with his intuitive musicianship and impeccable technique” (Leicester Mercury, UK).

Impressions on the 1969 Jose Ramirez 1a “AM” (ex. Andres Segovia)


One very special guitar made an appearance in our showroom recently amongst a legendary, rare and astonishing collection, and it has received attention in ways we could not have imagined.

Marcelo Kayath – New CD


Marcelo Kayath was a rising star in the classical guitar world in the 1980’s. He retired from the guitar in the early 1990’s and pursued a completely different career as a banker. Now, he is back with his first recording in 25 years and proves that he is still a force to be reckoned with.

Juanito Pascual plays Barbero


I asked my old friend Juanito Pascual if he wanted to come back to do some more videos, and he mentioned that we had the 1950 Marcelo Barbero blanca that had belonged to Manolo Sanlucar at the beginning of his career, so he decided to play a Manolo Sanlucar Colombiana for the occasion – Colombianas de Bajo Guia.

Victoria Velasco & Contreras Guitars


We currently have a perfect 1968 Contreras peghead flamenco blanca and a brand-new 2016 Manuel Contreras II “10th Anniversary Premium Series”, and this got us thinking that one of the constants in the Contreras shop for over 25 years now has been Victoria Velasco.
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Impressions on the 1969 Jose Ramirez 1a "AM" (ex. Andres Segovia)

Only the most rare and highly-reputed guitars from across eras of the past have received great attention to the extent that players, rec...

Victoria Velasco - Contreras Guitars

We currently have two guitars from the Manuel Contreras shop that happen to span 48 years of Contreras guitar making - a perfect 1968 Ma...

Juanito Pascual plays Barbero

I asked my old friend Juanito Pascual if he wanted to come back to do some more videos and mentioned that we had the 1950 Marcelo Barber...

Jonathan Roth - Thank You (Contreras 10th Anniversary)

Here's Jon Roth with another one of his lovely compositions. This one is called Thank You and he plays it on a beautiful brand new Manue...

Player Spotlight: Jacob Cordover

Currently residing in Barcelona, Spain and enjoying a truly international career as both a concert and recording artist, Jacob Cordover “i...