D'Angelico, Master Guitar Builder: What's in a Name?

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2008 - Music - 152 pages
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(Guitar). Certainly no name resonates across the spruce and maple boundaries of the classic American guitar like that of John D'Angelico, master guitar builder. Here in personal and cooperative histories, anecdotes, and first-hand accounts, Frank Green has infused the name of the master with life and vitality. Includes a 24-page color section and hundreds of rare photographs.
 

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Contents

Foreword
vi
John DAngelico his friends and his guitars
7
Heir to the archtop guitar
49
Bob Benedetto Picking up the Banner
52
The Evolution Continues
55
The DAngelico USA Replica Guitar
67
Luthier
69
Guitar 12001
71
Luthier
90
DAngelico 1994
95
DAngelico Guitars of America
109
A Tribute To John DAngelico
112
DAngelico
134
A Final Word
138
Observations Purchases Serial Numbers and Dates
139
DAngelico
140

Second Year
76
The DAngelico USA Replica Comes Of Age
78
The Plot Thickens
81
DAngelico II
86

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