Jiji plays Smallman and Ramirez Centenario


Our friend Jiji was back in town – you may remember her amazing performance of Leyenda on a 1925 Santos Hernandez – more or less on her way to her new gig at Arizona State University where she’ll be an Assistant Professor of guitar.

Coming Soon – Bertrand Ligier


We have photos of the new guitar on its way to us from French luthier Bertrand Ligier – a classical guitar in spruce and an absolutely stunning set of CSA rosewood for the back and sides.

Bill Kanengiser plays Ameijenda, Part 3


Here’s the third video of Bill Kanengiser playing the 2018 Ariel Ameijenda guitar in cedar and Uruguayan blackwood. Here Bill is clearly having fun playing Lobster Tale from his friend Brian Head’s Sketches for Friends.

Life Sized Guitar Prints!


Our friends at Orfeo Magazine have created something quite astounding – a set of 34 life-sized prints of historic guitars. The guitars range from Torres’ 1856 ‘La Leona’ to a 2008 Daniel Freiderich, and include such great makers as Enrique Garcia, Francisco Simplicio, Robert Bouchet and more.

Habilitat – GSI Guitar Donation


Since 1971, Habilitat has been giving individuals suffering from substance abuse and homelessness a second chance at life. Located on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, this non-profit organization has one of the highest rehabilitation success rates in the United States due largely to its approach.

GSI’s Six String Summer Sale


The GSI Six String Summer Sale starts now through the end of August! Here’s your chance to get the dream guitar you’ve always wanted with 0% APR financing from our friends at Affirm. And, make sure to check out our Specials page for extra savings. Click for details.
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Bill Kanengiser plays Ameijenda, Part 3

Here's the third video of Bill Kanengiser playing the 2018 Ariel Ameijenda guitar in cedar and Uruguayan blackwood. Here Bill is clearly...

Jiji plays Smallman and Ramirez Centenario

Our friend Jiji was back in town - you may remember her amazing performance of Leyenda on a 1925 Santos Hernandez - more or less on her ...

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