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David Gilmour Stratocaster Sells for a Record-Breaking $3,975,000 at Auction!
Not too long ago, musical legend David Gilmour announced that he will donate money raised from the sale of his collection of classic guitars to ClientEarth, supporting efforts to fight the climate crisis. The auction of the Pink Floyd guitarist’s collection took place on the 20th June at Christie’s in New York and included more than 120 guitars. Among them was "The Black Strat," a 1969 Fender Stratocaster which Gilmour used to record Pink Floyd albums "The Dark Side of the Moon," "Wish You Were Here" and "The Wall," selling for an astounding $3,975,000, a new world record for a guitar at an auction!
Our New Showroom is Now Open in Farmingdale NY! Come Visit Us Today!
After almost a decade in our beautiful Roslyn, Long Island location The Music Zoo has moved to an even bigger and better showroom in Farmingdale, New York! It's a very exciting storefront that is filled to the brim with the best guitars, basses and amplifiers we have to offer. There will be dedicated showrooms to Fender, Gibson, Martin and Taylor instruments, along with try-out rooms for when you need to decide on your next amplifier or effects pedal.
New Alternate Reality Meteora HH adds two fat-sounding Player Series humbucking pickups!
Fender's Alternate Reality Series is a limited-edition run of instruments where multiple Fender design clues are mixed and matched within a single model.Motion meets balance with a touch of elegance with the Meteora® HH, which sports a sleek body shape that carries on our tradition of arresting aesthetic design. The sound is as propulsive as its visually stimulating lines—it wants to roar on stage, thanks to the two fat-sounding Player Series humbucking pickups. With its retro-modern offset body shape, the Meteora HH has guts and grace and is distinctively Fender. Available in Candy Apple Red, Lake Placid Blue, and Surf Green.
The Music Zoo Visits Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll at The Met
When it was announced that a new exhibit was coming to The Metropolitan Museum of Art which contained legendary guitars used by the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and more...we knew guitar freaks such as ourselves had to take a trip to the Upper East Side! If not for ourselves, but to share with you some pictures of the guitars if you're not able to come and see them in person!
New Fender Duff McKagan Signature Bass Inspired by 80s Jazz Bass Special used on Guns N' Roses’ Appetite for Destruction!
McKagan bought his first Jazz Bass Special at Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, and it quickly became a favorite, appearing throughout GNR’s entire catalog. But when he formed Velvet Revolver alongside fellow Guns N’ Roses founder Slash, the need to drop-tune his bass on the fly became more pressing. As the story goes, legendary bassist Reggie Hamilton gifted Duff with a bass that had been modified with a Hipshot Bass Xtender, which allows the player to detune with a flip of a lever.
Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster is a True Collector's Piece for Jimmy Page Fans!
The Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster is inspired by Page's iconic Telecaster which has made Rock and Roll history more than once; first as a White Blonde finished guitar adorned with mirrors, before turning into the handpainted 'Dragon'.