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What People Are Saying About My Guitars

I've played many other "high end" guitars, such as ones by Randy Reynolds, Larry Breslin, John Price, John/Bill Gilbert and even a few Ramirez guitars and I still like yours far better than any of them. The tone and playability are unmatched. I really love your guitar.

Kyle T., Westminster, Colorado


His guitars are simply outstanding. I can't believe how rich the tone and the amount of volume that I get out of the one that he made me. Love it!

Julia Brochey, North Pines Music, Castle Rock, Colorado


Wow! This is the guitar that I wish I had had when I first started really playing the classical guitar. I think you have found your calling, Wilson!

Warren Haskell, guitar educator/performer and former head of the guitar program at California State University, Chico, California


There is nothing wrong with this guitar! It is loud with great clarity and note separation - and it has a bite to its voice!

Alex Komodore, Director of Guitar Studies, Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colorado


Very nice, very nice indeed!
Jose Manuel Tudela, acclaimed Flamenco guitarist, Sevilla, Spain, after playing a seven string flamenco that I constructed for Julia Brochey.

As I have played my Martinez style guitar, I've come to really appreciate the neck width and fingerboard width, both of which suit my increasingly stiff hands. Its voice is surprisingly loud, given the size of the body, and if it has a dead spot in its range I have not found it yet.

HD Ware, guitarist, Little Rock, Arkansas

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