Well, well – Eric Clapton agrees!

I’ve said for years that a person plays up to their instrument!

Listen through this interview, Mr. Clapton agrees …

By the way, the black & white photo is a pic of my father on the left, Mike Rantz (real name = Robert Marion Rantz) and my uncle, Joe Rantz, playing guitars together. Picture was taken in […]

Some of the finest new guitars

The Martin Guitar Company will often send some reps around to different location throughout the US. During one of these episodes I had the opportunity to play some Martin Authentics. These guitars are built to “old world” standards, using hide glue and a bit more “hand” fitting in the process of construction.

Take a look:

These […]

Guitar care in the New Year

Well, a few of you may have received new instruments for Christmas. That, of course, is excellent news!

With the gift of a new guitar, banjo, mandolin, or ukulele, comes the responsibility of understanding the needs of the instrument. Especially during the winter season. The reason I specifically mention winter is that it is typically […]