Here are a few photos and a beautiful performance video of Ariel Ameijenda’s new guitar which he recently finished building for us. With a shimmering Uruguayan Blackwood back and sides and a warm cedar top, this guitar is a treat for the eyes and – as the performance below demonstrates – just as so for the ears. The video features Uruguayan guitarist Horacio Reyes Páez performing Prelude No. 1 by Heitor Villa-Lobos and Canción del Abuelo by Atahualpa Yupanqui. We’re looking forward to getting another one of his instruments into the showroom and playing it for ourselves!

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3 Responses to “Coming Soon – Ariel Ameijenda”

  1. Rob McSween says:

    Marvelous. Very delicate touch and sensitive.

  2. Marius Pessah says:

    Mr . Paez’s playing is truly a revelation combining great effortless technique with impeccable musicality .
    His performance of the Villa Lobos prelude was a revelation as if I heard it for the first time . A superb
    musician . Ariel’s guitar is beautiful but it did not have any unique or remarkable qualities . I don’t intend this to be
    derogatory but level of cratmanship is now so great that I am hard pressed to pick this guitar over so many
    others . It’s not a Simplicio but who’s are ?

  3. Sam Halstead says:

    Soft and powerful guitar and performance, I thought the bass strings held exceptional sustain.


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