Joe Pass – Back in June this year we blogged about a great recording featuring Canadian jazz guitarist Ed Bickert, playing beautifully well (as always) in a duo setting with trombonist Rob McConnell. This got us thinking about other great jazz duos which feature a guitarist. It didn’t take us long to come up with […]

We are quite often asked by JGG customers what our most popular vintage guitar model is. This may be just to see what others are buying or perhaps it’s because customers are looking for a really good investment. Regardless of the reason, we thought we would investigate our records to see what actually was our […]

JGG are very happy to announce that we have just completed a new series of vintage guitar video demos. Once again we have collaborated with the excellent jazz/blues guitarist Jamie Holroyd and Factory Street Studios in Bradford, West Yorkshire to produce what we feel will be of great interest to our friends and customers. All […]

One of the joys of working with vintage guitars (and talking with JGG customers) is that you often discover some great guitar players and recordings. One such recording is an album called ‘Overtime’ by trombonist Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass from 1994. This album features the guitar playing talents of Ed Bickert, who turns […]

More Vintage Gibson Guitars and Videos from JGG We know our customers love vintage Gibson guitars and earlier this year we told you about an exciting new partnership between JGG and Factory Street Studios (Bradford, UK) for the production of vintage guitar video demonstrations. We are therefore very happy to announce that we have just […]

Now and again you come across a story about a vintage guitar that is just too good not to share and this really is one of them. Bill Frisell is a highly respected American guitarist, composer and arranger who was for a long time the ‘in-house’ guitar player for the ECM label, as well as […]

Here’s Part III (and the final part) of the interview with Russ (owner/buyer/founder of JGG) conducted by Huw Price. Russ also has a predilection for small Fender valve amps, so what’s the reason for that? ‘Well occasionally I end up buying amps when I can’t find any guitars to buy. Everybody knows about the Blackface […]

Here’s Part II of the interview with Russ (owner/buyer/founder of JGG) conducted by Huw Price. Old guitars can vary depending on their vintage and Russ has a clear preference. ‘I have to say that 1966 is my favourite vintage year for Gibsons. I like the gold knobs and I like the neck shape because it’s […]

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