Claudia and Claudio Pagelli (pagelli.com) should have been in Berlin, Germany for the grand finale of the Holy Grail Guitar Show (holygrailguitarshow.com) but the Coronavirus pandemic decided otherwise. So it was via FaceTime that we made this visit to their luthier workshop in Switzerland. They did a presentation of the guitars they were to bring

Avi Shabat luthier interview about exhibiting at NAMM as a boutique builder

Avi Shabat (shabatguitars.com) is an Israël born luthier who now lives and builds high-end electric guitars in the Los Angeles area. In this interview recorded in his workshop, he does a full debrief of the 2020 Winter NAMM where he exhibited. Avi Shabat luthier interview The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video

When The Guitar Channel was in California for the 2019 Winter NAMM, the schedule also included a luthier workshop visit at Isaac Jang place in the heart of Hollywood, just a few steps from the famous Walk of Fame. Summary of the full article Full video visit of the workshop Isaac commenting on his tools

The Guitar Channel introduces you to the world of guitar manufacturing with this visit to the Alhambra (www.alhambrasl.com) production site, which has been producing its nylon and steel string guitars for over 50 years in Muro de Alcoy, 70km from Allicante in Spain. Alhambra is a well-known brand of nylon string guitar players, whether for classical music, flamenco or pop.

Video visit of the Alhambra Guitars manufacture

Manufacture photo album
The factory with a total area of 14,000 m2 employs 120 people.

Last year while The Guitar Channel was in Canada to cover the Montreal Jazz festival, we did a video interview with the master luthier Michael Greenfield in his wonderful workshop. This year, the idea was to record a series of Luthier Chronicle with Michael to give a full visit of his luthier workshop and to have a better idea of the way he build his wonderful acoustic guitars.

Last year while The Guitar Channel was in Canada to cover the Montreal Jazz festival, we did a video interview with the master luthier Michael Greenfield in his wonderful workshop.

Michael Greenfield luthier workshop

Last year while The Guitar Channel was in Canada to cover the Montreal Jazz festival, we did a video interview with the master luthier Michael Greenfield in his wonderful workshop.