Wednesday 27 February 2013

Electric guitars; early guitars

This is where it stared! This is the first instrument that I sold! Being played at a gig in the 1970’s by John East. I built this bass whilst at Sir Walter St. John’s school in SW London; the body is teak from a door step given to me by my uncle and it has a Guild humbucker. There were another two solid bodies made at school- one a fretless bass that John also had. Who knows where they are now!
John is now professional bass player and music teacher.

Around this time (1977?) I also made a Firebird style electric that I sold to a friend, Ray. He eventually sold it on; so that remains a mystery too.

1 comment:

  1. It´s very nice to see the begining of your carreer and the evolution. I'm fan of your work. Cheers! Fabiano


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