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Gretchen Menn: Overachieving to Avoid Recreational Self-Loathing

Breedlove’s featured artist for February, Gretchen Menn, might be described this way: humble virtuosity. Her music is a constellation of dedicated practice, meticulous form, scrupulous perfectionism, creative ambition, and raw talent. Gretchen, however, would never […]

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Pete Mroz: Chasing the Dream . . . Responsibly

Pete Mroz on His Origins: I was born in South Bend, Indiana to an engineer, Marine, Vietnam vet, race car driver. My mother was a waitress. So, I come from classic Indiana, blue collar stock. […]

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Breedlove Guitars—The Real Story

Born in a Barn In 1990, pioneering California luthiers Larry Breedlove and Steve Henderson did something crazy. They left stable jobs at Taylor Guitars in sunny San Diego County to start their own business in […]

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Play Like the Pros: Ford Thurston—Foundational Chords and Runs for Rock, Country, and Bluegrass

Veteran Nashville session guitarist, Ford Thurston, has backed up and played with many of the the icons of American music. In this two-part series, Ford explains a standard three chord progression used in rock, country, […]

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Ford Thurston: Sailing Off Into The Sunset at a Honky-Tonk

Meet Ford Thurston. You may not know Ford’s name, but there’s a good chance you’ve heard him play. As one of the paragons of Nashville, Ford’s worked, recorded, and toured with iconic artists like Taj […]

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Fingerpicking Fundamentals Lesson 2: Learn to Play Led Zeppelin’s Bron Aur Yr

In lesson 1 of this series, Gretchen Menn explained essential techniques and terminology for learning or improving finger style guitar play. She also laid out a full two week lesson plan to get your hands […]

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Guitar World Puts Breedlove on their Top Ten List

Guitar World recently released their 2022 buyers’ guides and editors’ picks. We’re delighted—though not surprised—the Breedlove Premier Concert was named a top-ten high-end acoustic guitar. They called it one of the most “lust-worthy” instruments of […]

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The World’s Largest Collection of Legal Brazilian Rosewood—We Have it.

In acoustic guitar circles, Brazilian rosewood reigns as the world champion of prized tonewoods. If you’ve played a guitar made with Brazilian rosewood, you know. The highly resonant tones, the chime-like ring that seems to […]

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Breedlove introduces the new Premier Concert CE LTD

The stuff of legends—mighty European spruce, rich Brazilian rosewood, an accent of lustrous Hawaiian koa—combine in this limited edition, tried and true tone machine. Featuring Breedlove’s revolutionary soft cutaway Concert body, this guitar produces a […]

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Fingerpicking Fundamentals: Tutorial Video with Gretchen Menn

In case you didn’t already know, we love Gretchen Menn. Read our full profile on her to learn all the reasons why. Gretchen’s passion, work ethic, and ability have allowed her to master a huge […]

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