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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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  • Legendary Musician And Entrepreneur Vic Firth Dies At 85

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    Everett “Vic” Firth, the legendary musician,educator and entrepreneur who performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for fifty years and founded the world’s leading drumstick manufacturer, the Vic Firth Company, died on Sunday in Boston. He was 85.

    A statement on the Vic Firth website reads:

    “To our dear friends around the world:

    We are heartbroken to share the news with you that Vic has passed...

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  • All-Star Les Paul Celebration Jam At The Hard Rock Cafe NYC

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    June 9th has been declared Les Paul Day in New York City! To commemorate the legendary Les Paul on his 100th birthday, the best of the best gathered at the Hard Rock Cafe in NYC to put on a stellar performance for the ages! The lineup included Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Neal Schon, Joe Bonamassa, Warren Haynes, Steve Miller, G.E. Smith, Johnny A, Lou Pallo, the Les Paul Trio and many more.Watch the...

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  • 2015 Limited Edition Tommy Thayer “White Lightning” Les Paul Outfit

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    Ltd. Ed. Tommy Thayer White Lightning Les Paul Outfit

    from Epiphone.com-

    Epiphone presents the Ltd. Ed. Tommy Thayer “White Lightning” Les Paul Outfit, Epiphone’s second Les Paul collaboration with one of the most exciting guitarists on the planet, Tommy “Spaceman” Thayer of KISS.

    In 2014, Epiphone’s Tommy Thayer Ltd. Ed. “Spaceman” Les Paul Standard Outfitwas an instant success. Now for 2015, Tommy is back with another one-of-a-kind Les Paul...

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  • The Music Zoo Remembers B.B. King

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

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    All of us at The Zoo are very saddened by the news of the passing of B.B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015)

    Music has no expiration, and as far as we are concerned, neither does B.B. King. All you need to do is put on any one of his classic hits to realize he’s still right here with us. As a man that has built a legacy around his soulful guitar phrasing and powerful vocals, B.B. King is...

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