Guitar News & Videos » NAMM 2011
The Music Zoo is honored to be nominated for an award at this year’s Summer NAMM show in Nashville, Tennessee. 100 musical instrument and industry dealers are chosen each year, and prizes are awarded in the following categories:
- Dealer Of The Year
- Best Curb Appeal
- Best Merchandising & Display
- Best Ad
- Best Use of Social Media
- Best Sales Promotion
- Best Web Site
- Support Music Local Advocacy...
The first Telecaster guitar rolled off the assembly line in 1951, and since then has been an indispensable tool for guitarists in all genres of music. Country, rock and roll, punk, blues, funk, and every other creative genre all owe a debt to the sound of the “Tele”. For 2011, the 60th Anniversary of the Telecaster, Fender is releasing 12 different USA-made Telecasters that span the spectrum of...
The Music Zoo will be stocking some Aristides guitars this year in 2011. These are all-new guitars from Holland (like their lead endorser, Adrian Vandenberg, pictured here) that employ a special molded material called Arium for the body, with carbon reinforcements throughout. They are perfectly balanced, light, and strong. In fact the body creation process is so exact that every guitar weighs...
Oud. We just like saying it. Oouuuud. Godin realizes that some of you like playing it too, so they’ve worked up their own modern version of this ancient Middle Eastern 10-string instrument. Tuning can be an issue on an old school Oud, so Godin has employed specially engineered tuning machines and an onboard tuner for the MultiOud. There is a built-in pickup and pre-amp also, so you can finally...
Last year’s Godin Icon was a very successful guitar and hit a new audience for Godin, an audience that hungers after fat rock and roll tones. This year they are expanding the line with two new set neck models, the Type 2 and Type 3. These are built to be flexible tonally, and come with some interesting pickup configurations. The Type 2 Classic features a Godin GHN1 humbucker along with a Duncan...
With a mini-humbucker mounted to the floating pickguard, an Ebony fingerboard with a Graph Tech nut, and some beautiful flamed Maple under that high-gloss natural finish, Godin’s new 5th Avenue Jazz model is ready to mix it up with the big boys in the jazz box department. We will have these at The Zoo this year; we like a great mid-priced gigging jazz guitar with that Godin quality.