Umanov News

Guitar Repairs.

Guitar Repairs.

Matt Umanov

We’ve seen a heck of a lot of wildly different repair situations come in over the fifty-plus years.

Guitar Repairs.

Matt Umanov

We’ve seen a heck of a lot of wildly different repair situations come in over the fifty-plus years.

Cannot be improved upon.

Cannot be improved upon.

Matt Umanov

There are some ways of doing things that just cannot be improved by technology.

Cannot be improved upon.

Matt Umanov

There are some ways of doing things that just cannot be improved by technology.

Signs of the times.

Signs of the times.

Matt Umanov

We have our own door from the street and it has one little sign on it, which is just right.

Signs of the times.

Matt Umanov

We have our own door from the street and it has one little sign on it, which is just right.

That LP Collection.

That LP Collection.

Matt Umanov

I decided the other day to start listening to my LP collection, which is pretty vast and, I’m happy to say, well organized, at least in my own way. I’ve...

That LP Collection.

Matt Umanov

I decided the other day to start listening to my LP collection, which is pretty vast and, I’m happy to say, well organized, at least in my own way. I’ve...

Dueling Banjos/"Deliverance" D-28.

Dueling Banjos/"Deliverance" D-28.

Matt Umanov

In 1968, before I had opened my store, I was known as the “go to” repair and restoration person for top-level guitars here in New York. I had been doing...

Dueling Banjos/"Deliverance" D-28.

Matt Umanov

In 1968, before I had opened my store, I was known as the “go to” repair and restoration person for top-level guitars here in New York. I had been doing...

The Folklore Center and Fretted Instruments.

The Folklore Center and Fretted Instruments.

Matt Umanov

Israel G. Young, beter known as Izzy Young to all, opened the Folklore Center at 110 MacDougal Street in 1957, a store for books and records and everything related to...

The Folklore Center and Fretted Instruments.

Matt Umanov

Israel G. Young, beter known as Izzy Young to all, opened the Folklore Center at 110 MacDougal Street in 1957, a store for books and records and everything related to...