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Today We’re going to take some time to get to know and learn from renowned Master luthier, Ervin Somogyi. Mr. Somogyi has been a Luthier, wood worker and artist for over forty years. His guitars are increasingly recognized as the very best recording instruments available. Somogyi’s instruments are sought by many acoustic guitarists worldwide, and it’s no secret that musicians who wish to have the highest quality recorded and performed sound are naturally drawn to Somogyi’s instruments, and will accept no alternatives.
Mr. Somogyi has made guitars for Will Ackerman, Bola Sete, Alex de Grassi, Michael Hedges, George Winston, John Denver, Mark O’Connor, Mike Marshall, Pat Donohue, Ed Gerhard, Martin Simpson, the California Guitar Trio, and many others.
Sit back and take about 10 minutes and check out this short film.
“The Responsive Guitar”
Ervin Somogyi: The Responsive Guitar – featuring Guitarist / Composer Steve Erquiaga
Fantastic Wood Grains
Ervin Somogyi’s guitars have received a number of honors over the years. He was named in the Best Luthier category for 4 years in Frets Magazine’s national poll; has had a guitar judged as “best sounding” in listening tests conducted at Boston University at a Guild of American Luthiers’ national convention; has had a guitar awarded first prize at the National Fingerpicking championships; has had an instrument displayed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.; and has had his guitars played in Carnegie Hall and the White House. Mr. Somogyi’s artwork is inspired directly by his four decades of lutherie work.
Imagine The hours and detailed work these inlays took. Amazing !
Here’s an opportunity to read and learn from Ervin Somogyi in a chapter from his book titled “The Responsive Guitar”
Click here to Read a chapter from “The Responsive Guitar”
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