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  • Gibson Custom Shop Collector’s Choice #19 “932517” Les Paul Junior Double Cutaway

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    Introducing Collectors Choice #19 1959 Les Paul Junior Double Cutaway, original serial #932517. For those who don’t know, the Collector’s Choice series comes straight from the Gibson Custom Shop, where Gibson takes a great vintage guitar—whether it be celebrity owned or a rare, all-original piece—and through the marvels of modern technology, create a limited run of a near-exact recreation of that...

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  • Video – Joe Bonamassa Gibson Made 2 Measure “Snakebite” Build At The Music Zoo

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    Not too long ago we told you about Joe Bonamassa’s visit to our store during his 2016 US tour (read the blog here), where he put together a Gibson Custom Les Paul right in our Made 2 Measure room before his show at Westbury Theatre. This process involved carefully spec’ing out a replica of his original “Snakebite” Les Paul, matching everything from the top wood, color, and aging, to the...

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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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  • 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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  • Video – The Gibson Custom 1959 Les Paul!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    It’s no secret that most of us here at The Zoo are big fans of the Gibson Les Paul, and we know that many of you are. Unfamiliar with what made this guitar such a desired instrument after all of these year? Watch this great video put together by Gibson Custom Shop, featuring a brief history of the 1959 Les Paul Custom, what made it the iconic guitar we’ve come to know, and the legendary...

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  • 2017 Gibson Test Drive Event November 2nd!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    Discover the perfect guitar for you! Gibson USA and Gibson Acoustic proudly announce the launch of their 2017 Test Drive Events featuring NEW products from the Gibson Electric and the Gibson Acoustic 2017 lineup.

    The Gibson Tour bus will be here at The Music Zoo November 2nd, loaded with the full line of Gibson USA and Gibson Acoustic models for 2017! The guitars will be available for sale on the...

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