Santa Cruz County Art of Guitar Exhibit and Festival

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Art of Guitar – Santa Cruz Luthier Exposition Ive lived in Santa Cruz for 13 years now and its gone by fast.  Its been an amazing ride! I moved here from Phoenix to work at Santa Cruz Guitar Company and further my studies of guitar building. Little did I know, Santa Cruz has some amazing talent and a hand full … Read More

The Jimson – Behind The Name

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I have been getting asked lately about he meaning behind the Jimson model name.  To me the “T” style guitar and the music created by it, are a reflection of the southwest. So like most of my sources for inspiration, I looked into mother nature for a name. The Desert Southwest is a home to me and a huge inspiration … Read More

Electric Mandolin Journey with Michael Kang and Jack Rajca

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Ok!! So the last couple months have been incredible busy and exciting. A new Journey has begun and will do my best to keep anyone who is interested, informed and entertained by this process.  I have the pleasure to be working with a couple amazing and talented artist, Michael Kang of The String Cheese Incident and Jack Rajca of Fishbone … Read More

The Fretboard Journal Article

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If your not familiar with The Fretboard Journal Magazine,  check it out. Its a quarterly, coffee table, style mag, full of great reading and pictures, and not allot of advertising, so the content is jammed full of little gems. Its usually found in a good music store or larger bookstores that stock a good supply of magazines. Although only 4 … Read More