Our customer of the day is Joe from Manhattan, New York City. Three weeks ago Fiona Trembath from Melbourne came in to the store to buy a new classical guitar. It was to be for a homeless man named Joe who she had recently met in New York when she was there visiting her son. Fiona and her family incredibly raised enough money to get Joe off the streets and into a room in Queens. They have also helped him to find a part-time job to pay the rent. Up until this point he had been living on the streets of NY for several years.
Joe also plays classical guitar and busks in NY to supplement his income. The new guitar was stage two (unbeknown to Joe) of the fund-raising exercise. Fiona's son, Alex, was to take the guitar back to the States and give it to Joe as a surprise. Yesterday Alex braved a record New York blizzard to meet up with Joe in a cafe and present him with this beautiful new Katoh MCG115S classical guitar. They promised us a photo when it happened and here it is.
As expected, Joe couldn't believe it and was incredibly moved by the moment. He has since told Fiona, "I've been getting myself in trouble by neglecting snow shoveling duty to play as I can't put it down! Thank you so much. I will work on a piece to play for you when you come to NYC in April. Thank you for this work of art!".
What an amazing act of kindness by Fiona & Alex. Congratulations to you all...you did it!
New to stock. An absolutely gorgeous preowned Santa Cruz Model H. Without a doubt, this is one of the best SC small bodies we've had. $3,995.
Our customer of the day is is Roxanne Concepcion. When Roxanne is not saving lives at the Alfred hospital, she's at home playing guitar. This afternoon she stopped in and grabbed a new Cort MR710F. This guitar is simply unbeatable for the price — an absolute classic. Great choice Roxanne and thank you. Merry Christmas!
We waited months for this beauty to arrive. This is the brilliant Gibson J-45 'Vintage'. Upgraded specs on this model include a thermally aged Adirondack Spruce top, hide glue bracing, genuine Mahogany back and sides and Gibson's famed VOS finish. Magic. $5,499.