Premier Guitar on location at Summer NAMM in Nashville talking with German luthier Nik Huber. Nik's guitars are the epitome of boutique, with figured wood and great playability. Nik brought some of his 10th Anniversary guitars in the Orca and Dolphin series, along with some of his Juniors. Also, we talk to Jens Ritter, whose Phil Lesh Jupiter bass was an eye catcher. For more information: Nik Huber Guitars Jens Ritter Basses



Premier Guitar on location at Summer NAMM in Nashville talking with German luthier Nik Huber. Nik's guitars are the epitome of boutique, with figured wood and great playability. Nik brought some of his 10th Anniversary guitars in the Orca and Dolphin series, along with some of his Juniors. Also, we talk to Jens Ritter, whose Phil Lesh Jupiter bass was an eye catcher.

For more information:
Nik Huber Guitars
Jens Ritter Basses

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