During the first Holy Grail Guitar Show I had the great pleasure to meet the luthiers from Jersey Girl Homemade Guitars from Japan Miss Akiko Oda and Mr Kaz Goto. They chose to do the interview with Kaz only as he's the one who is more at ease in English.
Jersey Girl Homemade guitars website: www.jerseygirlhg.com
Jersey Girl Homemade guitars: interview with luthier Kaz Goto
The video above is an extract of the interview
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Subjects discussed in the interview
- The origin of the name Jersey Girl Homemade
- How they design and build their guitars
- A full presentation of the Coota guitar (shown below in a picture)
- Their history on guitar building
- What they think of the Holy Grail Guitar Show
The quality of their work is pretty incredible with a very strong design which you can recognize instantly. Many of the luthiers around them were also impressed.
The guitar presented in the video
Until the next interview from the Holy Grail Guitar Show or elsewhere, keep on playing the guitar!