Here is an interview recorded with the one and only Jared James Nichols (Bands In Town link) during the Winter NAMM 2020 right outside the gigantic Gibson booth on the 3rd floor of the Anaheim Convention Center. Jared James Nichols interview The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the
The guitar tested in this video is the electric model Ethiq range presented in Berlin during the 2nd edition of the Holy Grail Guitar Show by luthier Jean-Yves Alquier. The characteristic of this range is that it is made of bamboo from 65% to 100% as in the case of the guitar tested in this video. So this might be one of the first sustainable guitar from a luthier.
We clearly see in the photo below how the body of the guitar is composed.
Exclusively for the Backstage pass owners, here's the long 20min version of the Richie Kotzen interview done when he was in Paris for the european tour of the Winery Dogs (Billy Sheehan on bass, Mike Portnoy on drums) on Sept. 15th 2013.