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  • New At The Music Zoo! Gibson Montana John Lennon J-160E Collection!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    Here’s a guitar lot you don’t see everyday…a set of three Gibson Montana J-160E guitars (set 10 of 47) built to replicate the guitars that Lennon favored and modified throughout his career. Among them…the Fab Four, Magical Mystery, and Bed-In guitar. The Fab Four is a flawless replica of the classic J-160E delivered by jet to Lennon at Rushworth’s Music in September 1962. Original ladder bracing,...

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  • New At The Zoo! Mission Engineering Pedals!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    Mission Engineering pedals are here! We’re proud to add these attractive pieces of gear to our collection, and we’re sure you all will be too! Mission volume pedals are designed to provide reliable performance with a wide variety of instruments and signal chains. From the hand wired VM-1 to the sophisticated buffered VM-PRO, Mission volume pedals won’t suck your tone.Aside from their great volume...

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  • Animals As Leaders, Intervals, & PLINI Perform At Webster Hall In NYC!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    With the much anticipated release of Animals As Leaders’ fourth album, “The Madness of Many”, it was only right that The Zoo was in attendance when they came to one of New York City’s most popular venues, just weeks after the album was revealed. Pair them with two power-house acts like Plini and Intervals, and you now have a sold-out show at Webster Hall. Plini, a .strandberg*endorsee and good...

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  • This Week’s Top 10 Used Guitars At The Music Zoo

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    We’re getting awesome pre-owned guitars & amps in every week, and this is your source for what we think are the Top 10 best! Scroll down to view our list of our favorite guitars and basses in our inventory at the moment. From custom models to rare finds you’ve never heard of, we’ve always got something new and interesting showing up in our pre-owned guitars section! Scroll down to see our top ten...

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  • This Week’s Top 10 Used Guitars At The Music Zoo

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    We’re getting awesome pre-owned guitars in every week, and this is your source for what we think are the Top 10 best! Scroll down to view our list of our favorite guitars and basses in our inventory at the moment. From custom models to rare finds you’ve never heard of, we’ve always got something new and interesting showing up in our pre-owned guitars section! Scroll down to see our top ten picks...

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  • Joe Bonamassa Visits The Music Zoo & Performs At Westbury Theater!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    When Joe Bonamassa is in town, it’s a big deal for us guitar nerds… and with the Westbury Theater holding a spot on his latest North American tour, it was no surprise that he stopped by the showroom not too far from the venue. While he was here Joe put together a Gibson Custom Les Paul right in our Made 2 Measure room (More info on this to come!). But like any player at The Zoo, Joe spent plenty...

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  • This Week’s Top 10 Used Guitars At The Music Zoo

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    We’re getting awesome pre-owned guitars in every week, and this is your source for what we think are the Top 10 best! Scroll down to view our list of our favorite guitars and basses in our inventory at the moment. From custom models to rare finds you’ve never heard of, we’ve always got something new and interesting showing up in our pre-owned guitars section! Scroll down to see our top ten picks...

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  • New Releases! Gibson Custom Shop Mark Knofler ’58 Les Paul!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    Gibson Custom announces the release of the limited edition Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul guitar, a precise replica of Knopfler’s beloved ’58 that accompanied him on stage and in the studio since the 1990s. Created in close collaboration with the esteemed singer, songwriter and Dire Straits front man, the limited release will include 300 models, 50 of which are delicately hand-aged by Gibson...

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  • Video – Taylor 500 Series Guitars At The Music Zoo!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    Our good friends Mike and Kenny from Taylor guitars stopped by to give an insightful demonstration of the 12-String 552ce & 562ce models.

    Taylor master guitar builder Andy Powers started with voicing refinements that would preserve all the great character of mahogany’s tone profile — an earthy midrange, a clear, focused response, and a natural compressionthat helps level out a player’s attack...

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  • New Releases! Sauvage One-Piece Master II!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    With all of the buzz that surrounded the first “One-Piece Master”, Sauvage returns with yet another one-of-a-kind guitar; the One-Piece Master II. Behind its apparent simplicity the ONE PIECE MASTER II is an incredible feat of engineering. Read on to get a closer look!

    The “One-Piece Master II” is crafted from a carefully selected claro walnut slab, a very special wood that deserves unique...

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