Fender and Saleen Collaborate on Supercar-inspired “Fender Stratocaster 1 Guitar”

Two iconic American brands based in Southern California have teamed-up to collaborate on a unique new project that blends the exciting worlds of high-performance supercars and custom guitars that debuted at WNAMM this past week. Supercar manufacturer Saleen Automotive has announced a special collaboration with Fender to produce the “Fender® Stratocaster® 1,”a custom electric guitar inspired by the new Saleen […]

Gibson Announces History-Making Slash Collection Confirmed for Release Worldwide In 2020

A partnership that crosses over three decades, Gibson and Slash announced on January 9 the release of the first-ever Slash Collection. In a history-making move for the brand, the Slash Collection will feature multiple acoustic and electric guitars. The new Slash Collection will officially premiere at the Gibson experience space, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A, during […]

Hawaiian Ukulele & Guitar Introduces First Product Line: HUG Ukulele Exotic Mango Wood Series

There’s a new ukulele in the grove with the introduction of the HUG Ukulele Exotic Mango Wood Series, the debut product line from Hawaiian Ukulele & Guitar. These handcrafted instruments are made from mango wood and deliver the warm tones of their tropical origin. With beautiful styling, all-solid wood construction, and high-quality resonance, the HUG […]

Making Music Product Spotlight with Chuck Schiele: Orangewood guitars

In our second episode of Making Music Product Spotlight with Chuck Schiele, Chuck tells you about the Orangewood acoustic-electric Morgan Mahogany Live guitar. The model features all solid mahogany top, a Fishman Sonitone pickup, and a premium gig bag included to protect the guitar from daily wear and tear. Orangewood is a guitar and ukulele […]

Trumpeter/hornist Jeff Stockham talks about playing historic instruments & his work in the film “Lincoln”

Trumpeter/hornist Jeff Stockham recently came to the Making Music offices for what turned out to be a rather lengthy interview about his passion for historic brass instruments — both playing them and collecting them. One of the many ensembles in which Stockham plays, in fact, is The Excelsior Cornet Band, New York State’s only authentic […]