Jay Pilzer Book Reading- Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Jay Pilzer was born in Virgina in 1946. He has a PhD in History from Duke University and taught History at Norfolk State University, Vanderbilt University (visiting lecturer), and retired from Motlow State Community College in Tennessee. He was also the Executive Director of The Jewish Federation of Nashville for ten years.
He is a long time guitar player, and has, since 1992, been a guitar dealer. He has published in the field of Modern Jewish History. For the last two decades he has written articles about guitars for several publications and was featured on the PBS show, History Detectives in a segment about a Josh White model Guild guitar.
He lives in Nashville, Tennessee where he continues to write, play music and record.
Jay will be at Matt Umanov Guitars on Tuesday, November 18 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm to sign and read from his book, A Six String History of America, which combines his curiosity, training, and passion for guitars and the music made on them.