PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Framus/Warwick booth. In this video segment, we check out one of Framus' Custom Shop models; the AK 1974 Hollowbody. The AK 1974 has a neck through body and features 22 jumbo frets, a flame koa top and neck with Schaller locking machine heads.



PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Framus/Warwick booth. In this video segment, we check out one of Framus' Custom Shop models; the AK 1974 Hollowbody. The AK 1974 has a neck through body and features 22 jumbo frets, a flame koa top and neck with Schaller locking machine heads.

Here’s a story about the most interesting man in the world.

“The guitar is my first love, my partner in life. We grew up together and we’ll most likely die together.” —Thom Bresh

One of the best benefits of being a musician is that musicians know musicians, and musicians are the most interesting people you’ll ever meet. Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Georgia O’Keeffe, the Marx Brothers, Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Juliette Lewis, Jack Black, and Zooey Deschanel are or were musicians, albeit not full-time.

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See a sampling of picks used by famous guitarists over the years.

Marty Stuart

Submit your own artist pick collections to rebecca@premierguitar.com for inclusion in a future gallery.

How does a legacy artist stay on top of his game? The pianist, hit singer-songwriter, producer, and composer talks about the importance of musical growth and positive affirmation; his love for angular melodicism; playing jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass, jam, and soundtrack music; and collaborating with his favorite guitarists, including Pat Metheny and Jerry Garcia.

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