Friday, June 3, 2016

Guitars From the Road Less Travelled...

Wilson Burnham - Guitars From The Road Less Travelled

Two roads diverge in the current guitar woods:
We live in an era where guitarists and luthiers seek ergonomic innovation,
a quest for unending volume and countless new ideas. Sadly and all too often
these factors wind up creating unmet long term expectations and command prices
out of the reach of the developing guitar artist.

Not all luthiers follow the same road.

One such individual is the superb Colorado based luthier, Wilson Burnham.

He has built his guitars and his lifestyle upon the road less travelled by.
Wilson's guitars reflect beauty, clarity, simplicity, elegant craftsmanship,
superb balance and great playability. His instruments harken back to an earlier age.

Upon my recommendation, many of my current students have purchased Wilson's guitars
and have performed extensively on them. Reminiscent of the guitars of Torres, Santos Hernandez and Hauser,
you owe it to yourself to try his instruments and ultimately consider ordering one
if you are in the market for a new instrument.

Everyone has to follow their own path.

Do not overlook the guitars from a road less travelled by.

Alex Komodore, May 2016



Alex, the Director of Guitar Studies at Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colorado, sent me this unsolicited endorsement the other day.

Thank you, Alex!

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