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December 2014

D'Angelico

ARTICLES

D'Angelico Announces New Models for 2014

March 10, 2014
The company has expanded the product line with the introduction of the EX-59 and EX-175 models and adds the Style B model to its USA Master-Builder Series.
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NAMM '14 - D'Angelico EX 59, EX 175, and Style B Demos

January 29, 2014
See and hear three new classically-influenced archtops in action.
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GALLERY: Tedeschi Trucks Band's 2013 Touring Gear

November 5, 2013
The guitars, amps, and pedals of roots-rock's favorite family band.
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Musikmesse '13 - D'Angelico Amp Demo

April 17, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where PG's Shawn Hammond visits the D'Angelico Guitars booth inside the Premier Builders Guild compound. In this segment, we get to hear a demo of D'Angelico's first amp (in conjunction with Two-Rock Amps).
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NAMM '13 - D'Angelico Guitars EXL-1 Demo, USA Masterbuilt 1942 Excel Reissue, Compressor/DI Pedal

February 14, 2013
PG's Rich Osweiler is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show where he visits the D'Angelico Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of their EXL-1 archtop, while seeing and learning more about several models, including the USA Masterbuilt 1942 Excel Reissue, Standard Excel EX-SS, Standard Excel EX-SD, Standard Excel EX-Bass, and the Compressor/DI D'Angelico pedal made by Pigtronix.
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D’Angelico Expands Brand With Introduction of Four New Standard Archtop Reissues, a D’Angelico Bass and Limited Edition USA Masterbuilt Series

January 16, 2013
The limited run USA Masterbuilt Series is being built for D’Angelico by Premier Builders Guild (PBG), under the direction of PBG Chief Master Builder Gene Baker and Senior Master Builder Art Esparza
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Summer NAMM '10-D'Angelico Apache Solidbody & More

August 4, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Nashville, TN for the 2010 Summer NAMM Show where she visits the D'Angelico Guitars booth. In this segment, we get a rundown on several of their guitars, including the Apache Teardrop, the Apache Solidbody, the Ambassador Flattop acoustic, the Excel-SS and the 16" Archtop.

The Excel-SS features a laminated flame maple top, back, and sides complete with bound f-holes. Its neck is a two-piece maple with a center stripe and its fingerboard is made of ebony.

The 16" New Yorker has a carved spruce top and figured maple back and sides.

The Apache solidbody prototype has Lollar Imperial humbuckers and reconstituted fretboard inlays.
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Summer NAMM '10 -D'Angelico Guitars Performance

July 12, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Nashville, TN, for the 2010 Summer NAMM Show where she visits the D'Angelico booth. In this segment, we get to check out two D'Angelico artists perform--Warren Battiste and Rick Stone.
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