Custom Shop: John Maison Custom A25
Country/rocker John Maison is one of those rare people who strives for everything and settles for nothing in all aspects of his life. His ambitious nature and innate talent are undeniable but it’s his can’t-hold-me-back attitude that has enabled his music career to soar to new heights and as luck would have it, it doesn’t look like he’ll be slowing down anytime soon. Maison worked with the Breedlove team to design a hot new custom guitar - we caught up with Maison in...
May 25, 2012,
Betty and the Boy at the Wildflower Festival
Betty and the Boy made a recent stop at the Wildflower Festival in Eugene, OR. Here's a short interview with the musicians: (Video Courtesy MWL.com)
May 24, 2012, Artist News
Gary Morris Custom Guitar in the Build
Gary Morris is renowned for his powerful and unique voice in genres as distinct as country music and the Broadway stage. He is probably best known for his original performance of “Wind Beneath My Wings,” which won both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music Song of the Year awards. Amidst a wildly successful career in country music, Morris became the first American to assume the leading role of Jean Valjean in Broadway’s Les Misérables. His...
May 21, 2012, Artist News
New Instrument Profile: Passport D/SM and OM/SM
New for 2012, the Passport D/SM and Passport OM/SM! These guitars are a remarkable value with solid Sitka Spruce tops, Mahogany back and sides, and a QC and Set-up in Bend, OR. Passport D/SM: The Breedlove Passport D/SM acoustic guitar is inspired by the Custom Shop Dreadnought shape. The Dreadnought shape is big and full sounding. A versatile Sitka spruce top and Mahogany back and sides produce a great sound and make this acoustic guitar a top value. The Breedlove Passport D/SM has...
May 21, 2012,
Gov. Kitzhaber visits Breedlove
Gov. John Kitzhaber paid a visit to Breedlove Guitars, where he toured the factory and visited with the Breedlove Craftsmen. He congratulated the company on an upcoming expansion move into a bigger factory and hiring more employees. "One of the challenges in the economy is keeping the dollars circulating through the economy, through local sources and building local supply chains," said the governor. Breedlove owner Tom Bedell said he was glad to have his success recognized. "It's...
May 21, 2012,
iGuitarMag Solo Fretless Acoustic Bass Review
iGuitar, the #1 online digital magazine for Guitarists, just published a review of the Breedlove Solo Fretless Acoustic Bass BJ350. Here's what they had to say: "The technical specifications are in the usual place so let's delve closer at the build quality. Generally speaking, it's easy to pick up on the flows as the camera pans over the work under our bright studio lights, but not this time!" View the video here, or read the entire article by clicking here.
May 17, 2012,