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Hidden History.

Hidden History.

Matt Umanov

In a way, this isn’t news at all, it's history, but for many it surely will be news to learn that a major piece of musical history is right here...

Hidden History.

Matt Umanov

In a way, this isn’t news at all, it's history, but for many it surely will be news to learn that a major piece of musical history is right here...

Dolly

Dolly

Matt Umanov

Dolly…….. Yes, that Dolly, Dolly Parton of course. Over the forty-eight years that I had my guitar store here in Greenwich Village we were visited by thousands and thousands of people...

Dolly

Matt Umanov

Dolly…….. Yes, that Dolly, Dolly Parton of course. Over the forty-eight years that I had my guitar store here in Greenwich Village we were visited by thousands and thousands of people...

A very special 1968 Martin 0-28NY.

A very special 1968 Martin 0-28NY.

Matt Umanov

I’ve worked with the good people at Martin Guitar on many projects over the years, with ideas and projects flowing in both directions, but I could never forget about the...

A very special 1968 Martin 0-28NY.

Matt Umanov

I’ve worked with the good people at Martin Guitar on many projects over the years, with ideas and projects flowing in both directions, but I could never forget about the...

John Sebastian and Woodstock.

John Sebastian and Woodstock.

Matt Umanov

On one of those summery days in 1969, John Sebastian stopped by our shop to tell us that he was going to a large outdoor music festival near Woodstock, New York,...

John Sebastian and Woodstock.

Matt Umanov

On one of those summery days in 1969, John Sebastian stopped by our shop to tell us that he was going to a large outdoor music festival near Woodstock, New York,...

"What's involved in a setup?"

"What's involved in a setup?"

Matt Umanov

“I want a setup for my guitar.” “What’s involved in a setup?”  It’s a request that I’ve gotten almost every single day, for the entire fifty-five years I’ve been doing guitar...

"What's involved in a setup?"

Matt Umanov

“I want a setup for my guitar.” “What’s involved in a setup?”  It’s a request that I’ve gotten almost every single day, for the entire fifty-five years I’ve been doing guitar...

Reflections on Danny Armstrong.

Reflections on Danny Armstrong.

Matt Umanov

Here I am, fifty years later, still at it, still repairing and restoring quality fretted instruments, still buying them, and still making sure they’re in top-flight condition in every way...

Reflections on Danny Armstrong.

Matt Umanov

Here I am, fifty years later, still at it, still repairing and restoring quality fretted instruments, still buying them, and still making sure they’re in top-flight condition in every way...