The second day of Summer NAMM was filled with new gear from Peavey, Cusack Music, Yamaha, Devilcat, and more!

Bourgeois Guitars D-Vintage Deluxe

The flattop gurus at Bourgeois Guitars really focused on some high-end, pre-war features for this D-Vintage Deluxe model. It sports torrefied Adirondack spruce top with Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, thru-cut saddle, relic Waverly tuners. MSRP will be around $14k.

A bone nut being back-filed for proper string placement and correct action height.

It doesn’t have to cost a lot to change your acoustic guitar’s tone and playability.

In my early days, all the guitars I played (which all happened to be pre-1950s) used bone nuts and saddles. I took this for granted, and so did my musician friends. With the exception of the ebony nuts on some turn-of-the-century parlors and the occasional use of ivory, the use of bone was a simple fact of our guitar playing lives, and alternative materials were simply uncommon to us.

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Johnny Winter's Burning Blues by Corey Congilio

Learn to rip like one of the all-time masters of modern electric blues.

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