(May 21, 2011) -- Jon Hill is pleased to announce the formation of Bootleg Guitars and Basses, a full service design and
manufacturing company. Long time MI veteran, Alan Shipston will serve as President and Scott Borgio
is the CFO. Bootleg will offer five new guitar models and three bass models in four, five and six string
configurations, all hand made in Cleveland Ohio. The focus will be on
domestic sales driven by retail outlets and the Bootleg website, www.bootlegguitars.com
CEO Jon Hill has been designing and building custom instruments for twenty five years. As former owner of Hill Custom Guitars, Jon was able
to build his line of guitars to the point where he sold the imprint to Dean Guitars in 2009. Now, with a
raft of new designs and a strong endorsee list, Bootleg is poised to show its first public offering at the
Summer NAMM show in Nashville, TN from July 21-23, 2011.
Bootleg’s long list of endorsees include Stefan Lessard of the Dave Matthews Band, Scotti Hill, founding
member of Skid Row, Robbie Merrill of Godsmack, Doug Johns and a wide variety of other professionals
who use Bootleg guitars on the road and in the studio.
Bootleg will produce The Generator HS Fixed, Generator HS Floyd, Scotti Hill Limited Edition Artist
Generator, Generator T, and The Aztec guitar models. From the bass line, the offering includes the
Huntington Standard, The Huntington Elite and the Dawg Bass.
You can see the full lineup on their website.
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Source: Press Release