John Monteleone, American luthier to Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Ben Harper and many others!

Recently I had the pleasure to watch and do a review of the wonderful documentary John Monteleone: The Chisels Are Calling about the American living legend in guitar lutherie. So I switched into search mode to get in touch with John Monteleone ( to record an interview with him. Thanks a ton to Belgium guitar

John Monteleone ( is an American luthier well known for his acoustic guitars and especially his archtop instruments. In the tradition of D'Angelico and D'Aquisto, he perpetuates a certain idea of American lutherie. Played by the greatest, from Mark Knopfler to Eric Clapton through Julian Lage, David Grisman and many others, his guitars are very

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